News Briefs

  4/30/2014, Nissan 30, 5774

Hamas To Compete in 'Palestinian President' Elections

The reconciliation deal between Hamas and Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction last Wednesday may place Hamas in a position of control, according to a Hamas leader.

Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas figure and member of the Hamas parliament, told the Arab news channel Al-Khuttab that Hamas leadership decided to take part in the coming elections for "Palestinian president."