Report: Haniyeh, Zahar appear in public for first time since Cast Lead

Top Hamas leaders Ismail Haniyeh and Mahmoud Zahar reportedly appeared in public on Friday, for the first time since Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip. According to a Reuters report, Zhar spoke during a service in a Gaza mosque, saying "We cannot, we will not, and we will never recognize the enemy in any way, shape or form." His speech was broadcast on the Hamas radio station. Reuters said that Haniyeh, the Hamas prime minister, spoke at a different mosque.