Khaled Mashal
Khaled Mashal

Khaled Mashal became the leader of Hamas after the Israeli assassinations of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, and Abdel Aziz Al-Rantisi in 2004. Mashal is the head of Hamas’s political bureau and is the international representative for the Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation. He was re-elected in April 2013.

Source of Influence: Political

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