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  Iyar 26, 5772 , 18/05/12

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.

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