Hamas Arrests Former Spokesman Over Alleged Corruption

Ayman Taha not suspected of working with foreign powers such as Israel or Egypt, Hamas says.

Hamas, the Islamist movement ruling the Gaza Strip, announced that Ayman Taha, a senior member of the organization and former spokesman, was arrested several days ago and interrogated by the authorities for alleged corruption charges.

A statement issued by the organization on Friday explicitly stated that Taha was not suspected of working with foreign powers such as Israel or Egypt. It also said that...