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Prime Minister Of Gaza Said To Be Elected To Hamas Politburo

April 25 2012


Hamas, based in the Gaza Strip, has recently held secret elections for the leadership of its political bureau, say sources cited by Ha'aretz (Israel).

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh won by a significant margin, making him the first recognized Hamas political leader since the assassination of former political chief Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi in 2004, group sources told the Israeli paper.

The elections were reportedly held less than two weeks ago.

Moderate members were said...

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