|Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau|
|Assumed office |
6 May 2017
|Preceded by||Khaled Mashal|
|De facto ruler of the Gaza Strip|
2 June 2014 – 13 February 2017
|Preceded by||New creation|
|Succeeded by||Yahya Sinwar|
|Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority|
29 March 2006* – 2 June 2014
|Preceded by||Ahmed Qurei|
|Succeeded by||Rami Hamdallah|
|Born||29 January 1962|
Al-Shati refugee camp, Gaza Strip
|Alma mater||Islamic University of Gaza|
Ismail Abdel Salam Ahmed Haniyeh (Arabic: إسماعيل عبد السلام أحمد هنية; sometimes transliterated as Haniya, Haniyah, or Hanieh; born 29 January 1962) is a senior political leader of Hamas. He was the disputed Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority. In September 2017, he became Chief of Hamas's Political Bureau.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Hamas appoints West Bank terror chief as its deputy leader". The Times of Israel. 5 October 2017.
- ↑ "Abbas sacks Hamas-led government". BBC News. 14 June 2007. Retrieved 14 June 2007.
- ↑ "Ex-Gaza leader Haniyeh reportedly to replace Mashaal as Hamas head". The Times of Israel. 2016-09-05. Retrieved 2016-12-09.