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  Iyar 10, 5772 , 02/05/12

IDF Approves Call-Up over Border Threats

The IDF has approved the call-up of 22 reserve battalions, including reserves soldiers who have already been called for active duty in the past three years, Maariv reports. Reservists may be sent for active service more than once in three years only with special authorization.

Commanders said the move was necessary due to security threats along the Egyptian and Syrian borders.

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