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February 17, 2015 11:32 am

Hamas and Iran Reportedly Mend Ties; Leaders Held Meeting After Operation Protective Edge

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Hamas leader Khaled Mashal reportedly held a secret meeting with Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani after Operation Protective Edge. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Ynet – Khald Mashal, the head of the Hamas political bureau, met with Iran’s Qods Force commander Qasem Soleimani several days after the end of Operation Protective Edge, pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat reported on Tuesday.

The covert meeting between the two was reportedly held in Turkey, with Mashal meeting Soleimani only after receiving authorization from the other members of the Hamas political bureau.

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