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Analysis: Meshal loses control of Hamas military wing as authority moves to Gaza leadership


Though he is expected to keep his position following an internal Hamas vote in the next few weeks, Khaled Mashaal, leader in exile of the Islamist movement, has lost his control over both the budget and the military wing which are now controlled by the Gaza-based leadership. This reflects a larger shift of authority within Hamas.

Haaretz, Israel

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Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal

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