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Hamas leader: 'Sudan has never failed us'

Hamas is investing in Iranian support as it scrambles to reset its strategy as a result of the latest normalization agreements with Israel in the region.
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh (C) meets with Egyptian Cleric and chairman of the International Union of Muslim Scholars Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi (L) and former Sudanese president Abdel Rahman Swar Al Dahab (R) after their arrival in Gaza City on May 9, 2013. Al-Qaradawi arrived on May 8, 2013 for his first visit to Gaza Strip with a delegation of Muslim scholars. AFP PHOTO /MOHAMMED ABED        (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images)

As the United States and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) look to Sudan as possibly the next Arab country to sign a normalization agreement with Israel, Hamas is hoping that Khartoum will stay true to its support for the Palestinians. 

The United States is presently negotiating Sudan’s removal from its designation as a foreign terrorist organization.

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