Report: Hamas to Choose Haniyeh as Mashaal’s Successor


The Hamas terror organization is seeking to elect senior leader Ismail Haniyeh to lead its political bureau, replacing Khaled Mashaal who has served for two consecutive terms and is not allowed to run for a third term, informed sources told Asharq Al-Awsat.

Haniyeh, who lives in Gaza, is looking to settle soon with members of his family in the Qatari capital, Doha.

Haniyeh was elected vice-president of Hamas’ political bureau in 2012.

{ Israel News Bureau}


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