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Palestine: Parliament Convens

The Palestinian parliament convenced its first session today the 18th of February, 2006 despite of Israeli moves to bar Gaza workers, lawmakers, people and even goods from entering Israel.

Laila el-Haddad wrote a comprehensive report about the event in addition to her photostory on the views of nine Palestinians and what do they expect from the new government which she did for Al-Jazeera.

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