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Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves
Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves


Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's military says it is calling up another 16,000 reserves. Thursday's move gives the military the ability to substantially widen its 23-day-old Gaza...full story
updated 2014-07-31 02:01 PM
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Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

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