Palestinian protestors gather during a demonstration in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza on November 3, 2012. Protestors gathered to express their anger towards comments made by Palestinian Authority president Mahmud Abbas during an interview with an Israeli TV station, Abbas made a rare if symbolic concession to Israel on Thursday, saying he had no permanent claim on the town from which he was driven as a child during the 1948 war of the Jewish state's founding. In Gaza, Hamas denounced Abbas, saying he spoke only for himself. The Islamist movement Hamas does not recognise Israel. UPI/Ismael Mohamad. UPI/Ismael Mohamad.