Palestinian students hold rifle-shaped wooden sticks during a graduation ceremony for the first group of school children's military training organized by Hamas education ministry in Gaz

 

              Palestinian students hold rifle-shaped wooden sticks during a graduation ceremony for the first group of school children
Palestinian students hold rifle-shaped wooden sticks during a graduation ceremony for the first group of school children's military training organized by Hamas education ministry in Gaza City, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. More than 3,000 Palestinian teenagers on Thursday graduated from the ruling Hamas militant group’s first high school military training program in the Gaza Strip, displaying mock weapons, crawling commando-style on the ground and taking up fighting positions for thousands of cheering supporters. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)