Mideast Palestinians Gaza

September 16, 2011 - 1:40 PM
Palestinians stand inside a souvenir shop, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Gaza City in the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian leadership in the West Bank, the internationally backed government, is seeking recognition of an independent state on territories that Israel captured in the 1967 Mideast War, including the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)