The Observer view on the Israel-Hamas war: World leaders must back UN's ceasefire plan | Observer editorial

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    -18% Somewhat Liberal

  • Reliability

    75% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    -20% Somewhat Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    8% Positive

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

65% : Israel's allies fully accept it has the right to take action.
61% : Biden's firm message of solidarity, coupled with private pressure for restraint and adherence to international law, was reportedly reinforced by Rishi Sunak during his visit to Israel.
55% : The US, Britain, the EU and the Arab states should unite in supporting the UN proposal and persuade Israel and Hamas to agree its immediate implementation.
52% : Leaders of US, Britain, EU and Arab states should unite in backing UN calls for a humanitarian ceasefireThe Middle East "is on the verge of the abyss".
45% : But Israel and Iran, Hamas's main backer, are boycotting the talks.
42% : But as Antony Blinken, the US secretary of state says, it's not just what you do that matters, it's how you do it.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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