Israel launches ground invasion of Gaza – “tens of thousands” of reservists are called-up

The Telegraph, which has been banned along with other foreign media from entering Gaza, has reported the “2nd stage” of Israel’s operation has begun under cover of darkness.


Telegraph EPA photo from Gazas norethern border

Telegraph EPA photo from Gaza's norethern border



“It also came in defiance of calls from European leaders – including Gordon Brown – for Israel to scale back its violent attack on Gaza.”



Tens of thousands of reservists are being called up by Israel

Israeli media is announcing that the government has okayed the call-up of tens of thousands of reservists. Does this suggest that Israel is engaging in an Iraq style invasion of Gaza or is the call-up simply precautionary?



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