Hamas leader names grandson after Turkey's Erdogan / PHOTO

The head of Gaza's Hamas government has named his newest grandson after the Turkish prime minister.

Hamas leader names grandson after Turkey's Erdogan / PHOTO

The head of Gaza's Hamas government has named his newest grandson after the Turkish prime minister.

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Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is admired as a hero in Gaza because his government gave tacit approval to a May flotilla of activists that sought to break Israel's siege of the territory.


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An Israeli commando raid on the boats killed nine Turkish activists, including one with U.S. citizenship. It also prompted international criticism that forced Israel to loosen its blockade of Gaza. Turkish-Israel relations have soured since.


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Media reported on Tuesday that Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh wants Erdogan's name "reverberated on every tongue" in Gaza.

The 47-year-old Haniyeh has 11 children and 15 grandchildren.


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zainab shariff
zainab shariff - 10 yıl Before

Salam to all Muslimin & Muslimat,
I also Love to do the same.
He bring us HOPE