• Palestinian carry the bodies of Hamas militants, the brothers Sadi Abu Kamil , Ahmed Abu Kamil, Mohamamed Abu Etawi, Rami Obaed and Nidal Hassan during their funerals in front of the Al Eman mosque in Mugharka village, central Gaza Strip, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.

     Israel's hard-line government seems to have grudgingly accepted that the Islamic militant group cannot soon be dislodged from power in Gaza.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 8:00 AM EST