Gaza Strip, Israel - State of
SHEIKH AHMED YASSIN IS SURROUNDED BY HIS BODYGARDS IN GAZA.
Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, the spiritual leader of the Islamic militant
movement Hamas is surrounded by his bodygards in Gaza city September 6,
2003. Israel wounded Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, and about 14 other people in
an air strike in the Gaza Strip, shortly after Palestinian Prime
Minister Mahmoud Abbas submitted his resignation to President Yasser
Arafat in a power struggle. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem