Ismail Haniyeh

Gaza-based Hamas leader who became Palestinian prime minister in 2006. Still viewed by Hamas as PM, despite ongoing rift with Fatah.

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Haniyeh: Hamas, Hezbollah should join ranks, fight annexation

If the annexation goes through, Israeli civil law will be applied to the area currently controlled by the IDF's Civil Administration.

By LEON SVERDLOV
07/07/2020
Iranian spy exposed within Hamas ranks - report

One of Marzook's staff members was recently exposed as an Iranian intelligence officer who was recruited by Teheran with Hezbollah mediation.

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh attends a meeting with members of international media in Gazaa
Haniyeh: Hamas can kidnap more Israeli soldiers

"Hamas will not be quiet about prisoners sitting in Israeli prisons; some of them for over 40 years already."

14/05/2020
Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City February 28, 2019
Haniyeh: If Israel is serious about the prisoner swap, Hamas is too

"We are optimistic that we will achieve results, in the same way that we did in the Gilad Shalit deal."

Hamas, Islamic Jihad positions on war, peace closely coordinated - report

Haniyeh rejects long-term ceasefire in Hezbollah interview analyzed by an intelligence center.

Iranian official involved with Ron Arad mystery dies of coronavirus

"Sheikholeslam's death is the most significant of the Iranian senior officials to have died [from the coronavirus] so far"

Palestinians to resume weekly protests on Gaza border in March

Protests are planned to mark both the Great March of Return and Land Day, as well as in demonstration against Trump's Deal of the Century peace plan.

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh next to his destroyed office (REUTERS/Handout)
Hamas leader Haniyeh decides to settle in Qatar - report

Senior Hamas official Khalil al-Hayya confirmed last week that Haniyeh will remain outside the Gaza Strip for at least six months.

Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City February 28, 2019
Turkey and Qatar give warm embrace to Hamas leaders

Turkey and Qatar are key allies, both of which host Iranian delegations and are involved in supporting Hamas in Gaza and working on regional collaboration including supporting the Libyan government.

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh next to his destroyed office (REUTERS/Handout)
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh visits Turkey, meets with Erdogan

Egypt has agreed to allow Hamas leader to leave Gaza for the first time in three years. He is expected to visit also Malaysia, Russia, Qatar, Lebanon, Mauritania and Kuwait.

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