A Hamas delegation arrived in Saudi Arabia to appeal for financial assistance. The five-man delegation, led by Damascus-based Khaled Meshal, arrived Friday for meetings with King Abdullah and Saud al-Faisal, the foreign minister. Saudi Arabia rejected a U.S. request to shun the terrorist group following its landslide victory in Jan. 25 Palestinian Authority legislative elections.
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