In a rare meeting, Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal along with senior Hamas members has met with Saudi Arabia ' s King Salman in Riyadh on Friday.Meshaal was accompanied by a number of senior Hamas members when he met King Salman along with other top Saudi officials, including the kingdom ' s crown prince and defence minister, a source in the Palestinian movement told Reuters. The Hamas - Saudi meeting, the first in a number of years, is seen as part of a rapprochement drive between the Palestinian movement and Riyadh, following the death of King Abdullah in January 2015.Recommended:Hamas, Islamic Jihad leaders targeted by ISIS car bombs "The delegation discussed Palestinian unity and the political situation in the region. This meeting will hopefully develop relations between Hamas and Saudi Arabia," the source told Reuters. The delegation of Hamas leaders were reported to be in Saudi Arabia to perform the Umrah, or lesser pilgrimage, sources told MEE on Wednesday.