Supporters of the Islamic militant group

GAZA CITY, : Supporters of the Islamic militant group Hamas carry the Islamic flag during a rally in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip 23 January 2006. The ruling Fatah faction was confident Monday of seeing off an unprecedented challenge from Hamas to its stranglehold on power on the final day of the Palestinian election campaign. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABED (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)