**FILE** Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani waves Oct. 23, 2012, to the crowd as he arrives with Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh for a corner-stone laying ceremony for a Qatari-funded rehabilitation center in Gaza City. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani waves Oct. 23, 2012, to the crowd as he arrives with Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh for a corner-stone laying ceremony for a Qatari-funded rehabilitation center in Gaza City. (Associated Press)