Israeli tanks were amassed near the Gaza border on Friday as cross-border rocket fire continued during a visit to Gaza by Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, despite Israeli vows to suspend its offensive if Hamas also agreed to a truce.
Israeli aircraft targeted the rocket-launching operations of Gaza-based militants early on Friday as Israeli tanks and armoured personnel carriers amassed near the border with the Palestinian territory, indicating that a ground invasion might be growing near.
Cross-border rocket fire continued during a three-hour visit on Friday by Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, despite Israeli vows to suspend its military offensive if Hamas also agreed to a temporary truce.
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The point is well made by Mr. Carlin at the 1:27 mark in this video.