Factbox-Cairo Peace Summit on Gaza conflict: who is attending?

(Reuters) -Egypt is hosting an international conference on Saturday to discuss the escalating war between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas in Gaza.

The list of attendees expected at the Cairo Peace Summit include:

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Jordanian King Abdullah

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani

Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock

French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa

British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs James Cleverly

Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov

China’s envoy for Middle East issues Zhai Jun

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

European Council President Charles Michel

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell

(Reporting by Reuters bureaus; Editing by Edmund Blair and Diane Craft)