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Palestinians walk toward the Egyptian border crossing with Gaza, which temporarily has been reopened but only to allow the passage of Palestinians back to Gaza, in Rafah, Egypt, on Friday Aug. 10, 2012. (AP Photo)

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**FILE** Egyptians stand Aug. 5, 2012, outside the El Arish hospital, after an attack which Egypt and Israel blamed on Islamist militants from the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Egyptians stand Aug. 5, 2012, outside the El Arish hospital, after an attack which Egypt and Israel blamed on Islamist militants from the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) speaks to the media as Field Marshal Gen. Hussein Tantawi (second from right) listens during their visit to El Arish, in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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In this Sunday, Aug. 6, 2012 image released by the Egyptian President, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, right, speaks to the media as Field Marshal Gen. Hussein Tantawi, second right, listens during their visit to El Arish, Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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In this Sunday, Aug. 6, 2012 image released by the Egyptian President, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, right, speaks to the media as Field Marshal Gen. Hussein Tantawi, second right, listens during their visit to El Arish, Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) speaks to the media as Field Marshal Gen. Hussein Tantawi (second from right) listens during their visit to El Arish, in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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Angered by the attack Sunday evening that left at least 16 on Egyptian soldiers dead, residents of Rafah protest by burning tires in the road on the outskirts Rafah, Egypt, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo)

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Angered by the attack Sunday evening that left at least 16 on Egyptian soldiers dead, residents of Rafah protest by burning tires in the road on the outskirts Rafah, Egypt, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak stand next to the wreckage of an Egyptian military vehicle after militants burst it through a security fence into Israel from Egypt, at an Israeli military base along the border with Egypt, southern Israel, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. Officials say Egypt has deployed at least two helicopter gunships to the Sinai Peninsula in the hunt for militants behind the killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint along the border with Israel. Suspected Islamists on Sunday evening attacked the Egyptian checkpoint, killed the troops, then stole two of their vehicles and burst through a security fence into Israel. Israeli aircraft then halted their assault. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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**FILE** An Israeli soldier examines the wreckage of an Egyptian military vehicle after militants drove it through a security fence into Israel from Egypt at an Israeli military base on Aug. 6, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak stand next to the wreckage of an Egyptian military vehicle after militants burst it through a security fence into Israel from Egypt, at an Israeli military base along the border with Egypt, southern Israel, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. Officials say Egypt has deployed at least two helicopter gunships to the Sinai Peninsula in the hunt for militants behind the killing of 16 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint along the border with Israel. Suspected Islamists on Sunday evening attacked the Egyptian checkpoint, killed the troops, then stole two of their vehicles and burst through a security fence into Israel. Israeli aircraft then halted their assault. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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Egyptian border guards patrol Aug. 6, 2012, in Rafah, Egypt, near the border with Israel. Egypt deployed helicopter gunships to the Sinai Peninsula to hunt for the militants who killed at least 16 soldiers the previous day, when the troops at a checkpoint were having the traditional meal at the end of the daily fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. (Associated Press)

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Egyptian border guards patrol Aug. 6, 2012, in Rafah, Egypt, near the border with Israel. Egypt deployed helicopter gunships to the Sinai Peninsula to hunt for the militants who killed at least 16 soldiers the previous day, when the troops at a checkpoint were having the traditional meal at the end of the daily fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Sunday, July 22, 2012, file photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, left, meets with the minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hesham Kandil, at the Presidential Palace in Cairo. (AP Photo/Ahmed Mourad, Egyptian Presidency, File)

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** FILE ** In this Sunday, July 22, 2012, file photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, left, meets with the minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hesham Kandil, at the Presidential Palace in Cairo. (AP Photo/Ahmed Mourad, Egyptian Presidency, File)

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Egypt's new prime minister Hesham Kandil talks Aug. 2, 2012, during a press conference in Cairo. (Associated Press)

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Egypt's new prime minister Hesham Kandil talks Aug. 2, 2012, during a press conference in Cairo. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is greeted Tuesday by Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi in Cairo. Mr. Panetta also met for the first time with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is greeted Tuesday by Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi in Cairo. Mr. Panetta also met for the first time with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. (Associated Press)