ROCKET WAR UPDATE, DAY #9: Invasion of Gaza seems likely. IDF warns 100,000 Gazans to evacuate their homes, mobilizes 8,000 more reservists.

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Netanyahu meets with his top advisors to decide next steps in Gaza.Netanyahu meets with his top advisors to decide next steps in Gaza. Netanyahu meets with his top advisors to decide next steps in Gaza.Netanyahu meets with his top advisors to decide next steps in Gaza.

(Washington, D.C.) β€” An Israeli military invasion of the Gaza Strip seems increasingly likely, and imminent.

  • Hamas formally rejected the Egyptian cease-fire proposal.
  • Netanyahu and Egyptian President Sisi have been secretly speaking and coordinating, but so far Hamas is defiantly fighting on.
  • Abbas is also actively engaged in the behind-the-scenes discussions, offering to put Palestinian Authority security forces on the Gaza-Egyptian border to prevent weapons smuggling if a cease-fire is established.
  • Israeli generals are coming to the reluctant conclusion that air strikes alone may not be enough to restore calm.
  • The IDF is warning 100,000 Gazans to evacuate their homes immediately, presumably because more devastating air strikes β€” and ground operations β€” will commence shortly.
  • The IDF is calling up 8,000 more reservists to add to…

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