Israel's military has denied reports that troops and equipment are being pulled out of Gaza.
Infantrymen and tanks appeared to be leaving the troubled region in footage shown on some local and international media,
But Israeli military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Lerner said they were "awaiting further orders and preparing a course of action for the next stage."
He said: "We are redeploying and regrouping, and we have extensive forces both on the ground in Gaza and on the border at this time."
There have been two days of quiet in Gaza. No rockets or missiles, no more destroyed houses, no more ambulance sirens screaming.
A three-year-old girl has been rescued from Gaza and brought to London for life-saving heart surgery.
A small team of NHS doctors and surgeons is travel to Gaza to set up facilities and establish how best to use specialists and equipment.