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DogPoundPup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 09:26 AM
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Israel deploys troops along Gaza border
Israel has deployed troops along the border with Gaza, shortly after withdrawing from the coastal sliver as a pre-condition for truce.

Israel says the redeployment of troops along the buffer zone is directed at giving a quick response to any situation that should arise.

According to Press TV's correspondent in Khan Younis, Israel is still in full control of Gaza's airspace, the sea as well as the Rafah crossing.

Earlier on Wednesday Israeli army said it completed the troop pullout from Gaza.

However, the military wing of Fatah movement, Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, denied that Israel had fully withdrawn its troops from the Gaza Strip, saying they are still in some regions north and east of the beleaguered strip, Arabic-language TV channel Al Alam reported.

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