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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My Word: Chutzpah Prize contenders

The leading contender for the Chutzpah Award has to be Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh. He’s in a category of his own.

Hamas chief Haniyeh's niece treated for cancer in Israeli hospital

According to reports, the hospitalized family member is his seventeen-year-old niece, who has received a bone marrow transplant.

HAMAS LEADER Ismail Haniyeh gestures during a news conference in Gaza City earlier this month

Hamas' Haniyeh vows to destabilize Jerusalem, thanks Iran for support

Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh suggested that Hamas's current objective is to continue fueling the ongoing violence in Jerusalem, just hours after the ceasefire came into effect.

Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City February 28, 2019

Egypt resumes effort to achieve prisoner exchange agreement

The delegation left the Gaza Strip on Friday after holding talks with several Hamas officials.

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh attends a meeting with members of international media in Gazaa

'Palestine TV' conducts rare interview with Hamas leader

Hamas and Abbas’s Fatah faction have been engaged in a bitter power struggle since July 2007, when Hamas violently seized control of the Gaza Strip.

IDF strikes Hamas targets as Haniyeh demands end to blockade

The Hamas leader stressed that the movement is still conducting talks through Egyptian and Qatari mediation in an effort to achieve their demands.

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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.


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."

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