Israel poised to move on Gazan city of Rafah

Israeli soldiers on their way to enter the Gaza Strip
israel is planning a ground operation in Rafah despite pleas from Western countries. -EPA

Israeli warplanes have pounded the northern Gaza strip for a second day in a fierce assault that has shattered weeks of comparative calm, and Israel says it is moving forward with plans for an all-out assault on Rafah in the south.

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