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Palestinian members of the al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, hold back the crowd as Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal (not pictured) visits the house of Dalu family, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City December 7, 2012. Meshaal ended decades of exile from Palestinian land on Friday with a triumphal first ever visit to the Gaza Strip that underscored the Islamist group's growing confidence following its latest conflict with Israel. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah