Hamas chief-in-exile Khaled Meshaal (L) receives a scale model of the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound in Jerusalem, from Hamas Prime Minister in the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniya (R) during his meeting with the families of people killed during conflict with Israel commonly known as Martyrs, on the third day of his visit to Gaza City, on December 9, 2012. Meshaal reiterated a call for Palestinian unity he made at a rally the day before celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of Hamas which rules the Gaza Strip. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABED
In this handout image supplied by the PPM, Hamas leader in Gaza Ismail Haniyeh receives Fatah Central Committee member Nabil Sha'ath on February 4, 2010 in Ash-Shati Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip. The visit of Fatah official Sha'ath is the first since the violent takeover of the Strip by Hamas in 2007, with Sha'ath expected to hold talks focused on achieving reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.