Middleeast

Perfume named for Hamas rocket

Published 11:18 AM ET, Wed December 12, 2012
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An employee of the 'Stay Stylish' shop in Gaza City displays a bottle of M75 perfume -- named after the long-range rocket used by Hamas in the recent conflict with Israel. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images
The perfume comes in different versions for men and women, and is marketed with the slogan: "Whoever loves victory, happiness and dignity, loves the M75 perfume." MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images
The M75, named for one of Hamas' founders and the rocket's designed range of 75 kilometers, has been a proud symbol of military strength for Hamas. Fred Pleitgen/CNN
The M75 featured prominently in recent celebrations to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the founding of militant group. Fred Pleitgen/CNN