This announcement falls into the category Bradley Burston calls the Well-That-Clear-That-Up-Press-Release:

From: IDF News Desk
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 23:15:40 +0200
To:
Subject: IDF Spokesperson Update:
 
No Unusual IDF Activity in Southern Lebanon


For Immediate Release

Wednesday, December 15th 2010  23:15

Following recent media reports regarding irregular activities in Southern
Lebanon, we wish to clarify that there is no unusual IDF activity in the
area.


International News Desk

Spokesperson's Unit

Israel Defense Forces

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