Thousands Attend Rallies Marking Fatah's 48th Anniversary


Balloons lift up a giant poster featuring Palestinian President... News PhotoConflict,Control,Demonstration,Fatah,Gaza City,Gaza Strip,Hamas,Horizontal,Israel-Palestine Conflict,Land,Leadership,Mahmoud Abbas,Palestinian,Political Rally,Poster,Trapped,Vertical,Yasser Arafat - Political FigurePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBalloons lift up a giant poster featuring Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on January 4, 2013 during the Fatah's first mass rally in Gaza since Hamas seized control of the territory in 2007. Hamas, in a sign of reconciliation with Fatah, permitted the rally to go ahead as the climax of a week of Gaza festivities celebrating the 48th anniversary of Fatah taking up arms against Israel. AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB (Photo credit should read SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)