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Hamas leader visits Gaza Strip

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal is visiting the Gaza Strip for the first time, on his first trip to the occupied Palestinian Territories for 45 years.

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Hamas leader visits Gaza Strip for the first time

This is the first visit to Gaza by Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal Credit: Reuters

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has arrived in the Gaza Strip, in what is his first visit to the occupied Palestinian Territories in 45 years.

After passing through the Egyptian border crossing, Meshaal knelt on the ground in prayer before being greeted by dozens of officials from an array of Palestinian factions.

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