Hamas chief in exile Khaled Meshaal (2nd L) holds hands with Gaza's Greek Orthodox Archbishop Alexios (L) and Hassan al-Jojo (2nd R), president of the Islamic Sharia Appeals Court in Gaza, along with Hamas Prime Minister in the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniya (R), on the third day of Meshaal's visit to Gaza City on December 9, 2012. Meshaal rejected ceding 'an inch' of Palestinian territory to Israel or recognizing the Jewish state, in a speech in Gaza where he is on a historic first visit. 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.