Report: Haniyeh to run for Hamas Political Bureau chairman

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 21, 2012 10:23

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh is interested in competing in the organization's upcoming elections for Political Bureau chairman, Ma'an news agency cited an Italian news agency as saying on Saturday.

Haniyeh's recent visits to Sudan, Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey were organized as part a campaign to acquaint the countries' leaders with the Hamas prime minister, the report explained, adding that trips to Qatar, Bahrain and Iran have been planned as well.


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