Middle East

    • Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal (front R) walks with senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (front L) upon his arrival at the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, December 7, 2012.
    • Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal prays, with his head to the ground, upon his arrival at the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, December 7, 2012.
    • Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal (L), rides in a car with senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (R), and waves to the crowd upon his arrival in the southern Gaza Strip, December 7, 2012.
    • Palestinian members of the al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stand guard as they wait for the arrival of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, December 7, 2012.
    • Palestinian members of the al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, patrol a street as they await the arrival of Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, December 7, 2012.

    Hamas Leader Ends Exile With Gaza Visit

    Published December 07, 2012

    Khaled Meshaal, the leader of the Islamist Palestinian militant group Hamas has arrived in Gaza.


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