The Gaza Post|The News of Palestine-Jerusalem
Hamas, announced Thursday that it has elected Saleh al-Arouri as deputy political chief .
He will act as second in command to Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh, Al-Jazeera, the Qatar-based broadcaster reported.
Al-Arouri is considered to be the founder of Hamas’s armed wing and oversaw in the 1990s the coordination of attacks that targeted Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Source:The Jerusalem Post