US president speaks to Israeli PM about Gaza conflictHouse set to pass bill to establish Capitol attack commission 3.19pm BST Deputy White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre held a short press gaggle aboard Air Force One moments ago.Jean-Pierre reiterated the readout from Joe Biden’s call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today, during which the US president expressed his expectation for an immediate de-escalation and pathway to ceasefire in Gaza. 3.04pm BST The Guardian’s Martin Chulov and Julian Borger and agencies report:Egypt has urged a brokered end to the fighting between Israel and militants in Gaza, and France has called for a UN security council resolution on the violence, as international pressure for a ceasefire intensifies. Related: Israel-Gaza conflict: France adds to ceasefire pressure on US as violence rages Continue reading…

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