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.


You May Like

China May Be Biggest Winner From Ukraine Crisis

Missile sales, oil and gas shipments are among many areas that may drive Beijing and Moscow closer together in coming years More

Obama Faces Chaotic World, Limits of Power

Current foreign policy issues bring into focus challenges for US policymakers who are mindful of Americans' waning appetite for overseas military engagements More

SADC Meeting Lesotho Officials to Resolve Stalemate

Official says regional bloc has been engaged with leaders in Lesotho to resolve political disagreement that led to coup attempt More