Turkish News Outlet Taps Politics' Hisham Ahmed For Insight On Hamas

Today's Zaman, a daily Turkish newspaper and news website, interviewed Politics Professor Hisham Ahmed about the strategy of Hamas, the Palestinian political group ruling Gaza, to shore up frosty relations with Iran (a former ally that Hamas broke with over support for the Syrian regime), now that its other key resource supplier—Egypt—is in turmoil. A Middle East politics expert, Ahmed spoke with the English language daily about Hamas' strained relationship with Egypt in the wake of a military coup that ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, whose political party, the Muslim Brotherhood, has strong ties with the Palestinian group.

Read the story in Today's Zaman

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Sunday, August 4, 2013