Ismail Haniyeh

Ismail Haniyeh Elected New Hamas Chief

The Times of Israel reports: Hamas’s former chief in the Gaza Strip, Ismail Haniyeh, has been elected to lead the Palestinian terror group, succeeding Khaled Mashaal, the organization announced Saturday. Mashaal, who lives in exile in Qatar, has completed the

Ismail Haniyeh

EXCLUSIVE – Source: Hamas Waiting For Egyptian Action Before Announcing New Platform

Egypt has yet to respond to a request from Hamas to allow Ismail Haniyeh, deputy to politburo chief Khaled Meshal, to leave the Gaza Strip for Qatar in order to announce from there the group’s new political platform and the results of internal elections that took place secretly, a senior source in the group told Breitbart Jerusalem.