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        5/18/2012, Iyar 26, 5772

      Hamas Elections Expected to End in 10 Days

      Elections to the political bureau of Hamas and the bureau's leadership are expected to end in ten days, according to a Thursday report by the London-based Arabic newspaper Ash-Sharq Il-Awsat.

      Senior Hamas official Ahmed Yussef told the newspaper that current politbureau chief Khaled Mashaal is expected to retain the position he has held since 1996.