Gaza Hamas chief Haniyeh removes candidacy from leadership race
Haaretz has learned prime minister will not run in the election due to take place next week; though the deputy bureau chief remains the only candidate, Hamas leader Khaled Meshal may still run at the last moment.
The election for the leadership of the Hamas Political Bureau will take place next week, after being postponed in the wake of Operation Pillar of Defense. Haaretz has learned that Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh has removed his candidacy in the race for the leadership of the organization, and for now there is only one definite candidate, Moussa Abu Marzouk, the present deputy bureau chief. But even at this...
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