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Israel Officials Hope to Speed Gaza Withdrawal

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Israel Officials Hope to Speed Gaza Withdrawal

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Israel Officials Hope to Speed Gaza Withdrawal

Israel Officials Hope to Speed Gaza Withdrawal

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Israeli soldiers and police officers dismantle the main gate of the Jewish settlement of Neve Dekalim, part of the Gush Katif settlement bloc, Gaza Strip, Aug. 16, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Israeli police and soldiers break down the main gate of the largest Jewish settlement in Gaza and clear the road to allow moving trucks to enter. Military officials say several hundred families will leave Gaza Tuesday. Israel's defense minister said Israel hopes to complete the withdrawal from Gaza more quickly than planned.

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