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Rally In Gaza For Anniversary Of Hamas Founding

Location: Gaza, Palestinian Territories
December 14, 2016

Palestinian Hamas supporters hold green Islamic flags during a rally to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the founding of the Hamas militant group, in Gaza City, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. Tens of thousands of Palestinians, including hundreds of gunmen, rallied in Gaza in support of the militant Islamic group Hamas that rules the territory. Hamas overtook Gaza by force in 2007 after routing troops loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in bloody street battles. Palestinians have been divided since between Gaza under Hamas and Abbas governing parts of the West Bank.

Credit: AP

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