Hamas leader makes first visit to Gaza

More than 100,000 Palestinians gathered in Gaza for the rally to mark the occasion during which Meshaal delivered a speech
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Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal (L) and Hamas prime minister in the Gaza strip Ismail Haniya (R) wave to Palestinian supporters during a rally in Gaza on December 8, 2012, to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement. More than 100,000 Palestinians gathered in Gaza for the rally to mark the occasion during which Meshaal delivered a speech. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal delivers a speech to Hamas supporters during a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, in Gaza City on December 8, 2012. Meshaal made his first visit to Gaza, timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Islamist movement's founding. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal Shake hand with a boy during a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, in Gaza City on December 8, 2012. Meshaal made his first visit to Gaza, timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Islamist movement's founding. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal (C-R) and Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniya (C-L) gesture to the supporters during a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, in Gaza on December 8, 2012. More than 100,000 Palestinians gathered in Gaza Saturday for a rally marking the 25th anniversary of Hamas to be addressed by the ruling Islamist movement's leader in exile. (AFP/Getty Images)
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An elderly supporter of Hamas shouts slogans during a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, in Gaza on December 8, 2012. Tens of thousands of Palestinians massed in Gaza for a rally marking the anniversary to be addressed by Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal, who is on his first ever visit to Gaza. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Supporters of Hamas gather during a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, in Gaza on December 8, 2012. Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal made his first visit to Gaza, timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Islamist movement's founding. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Supporters of Hamas gather during a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, in Gaza on December 8, 2012. Tens of thousands of Palestinians massed in Gaza for a rally marking the anniversary to be addressed by Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal, who is on his first ever visit to Gaza. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Palestinian militants from the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigade, the armed wing of Hamas, parade at a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of Hamas in Gaza City on December 8, 2012. More than 100,000 Palestinians gathered in Gaza for a rally to celebrate the occasion which will be addressed by the ruling Islamist movement's leader in exile Khaled Meshaal, who is on his first ever visit to Gaza. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Palestinian family watch a rally from their balcony to mark the 25th anniversary of Hamas in Gaza City on December 8, 2012. More than 100,000 Palestinians gathered in Gaza for a rally marking the 25th anniversary of Hamas to be addressed by the ruling Islamist movement's leader in exile Khaled Meshaal, who is on his first ever visit to Gaza. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Hamas supporters from other Arab countries attend a rally to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement, in Gaza City on December 8, 2012. More than 100,000 Palestinians gathered in Gaza for the rally to mark the occasion during which Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal delivered a speech. (AFP/Getty Images)