Palestine: Ismail Haniya, Hamas new political leader

The Palestinian movement Hamas controlling the Gaza Strip Saturday elected former Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniya as its new political leader in replacement of exiled Khaled Meshaal who has completed a two-term mandate. “The Hamas Shura Council Saturday elected Ismail Read more

Palestine: Yahiya Sinwar replaces Ismail Haniyeh as Hamas Leader in Gaza

Hamas has elected Yahiya Sinwar as its new leader in replacement of Ismail Haniyeh according to reports by the group’s official news site Al-Resala. Sources said Sinwar polled the highest in the vote that was only for members of Hamas, Read more