Israel intensified its bombardment of Gaza on Tuesday. As the death toll rose, President Biden said that the pace at which humanitarian aid was getting into Gaza was “not fast enough.”
Vivian Yee, The Times’s Cairo bureau chief, reports on the aid crisis and other issues converging right now at the Gaza-Egypt border, and the key role that Egypt is playing in the war.
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Trucks carrying humanitarian aid bound for Gaza wait to pass through the Rafah border crossing in Egypt.Credit…Khaled Elfiqi/EPA, via Shutterstock
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