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Hamas praises Morsi Egypt win, Gaza celebrates

AFP , Sunday 24 Jun 2012
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Palestinians in Gaza celebrated on Sunday as Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi was named winner of Egypt's presidential election, with Hamas hailing it a "historic moment."

Senior Hamas official Mahmud Zahar told AFP that the victory was "a historic moment and a new era in the history of Egypt," as Gazans fired volleys of celebratory gunfire in the streets of the Palestinian territory.

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