Return to Gaza

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GAZA STRIP: After years in hiding as one of Israel's most wanted fugitives, Achille Lauro hijacking mastermind Abul Abbas returned without incident to the Gaza Strip Sunday. Abbas, leader of a faction within the Palestine Liberation Organization, said he was ready to make peace with Israel. "Everyone has rights and should obtain them through peace," said Abbas. "Our right is to return to our homeland." The return of Abbas signifies a larger shift in Israel's relations with its Middle Eastern neighbors, says TIME's Scott MacLeod. "Ten years ago, Israel's biggest enemy was the PLO -->