Hamas chief back to Jordan after 12 years

Hamas political chief Khaled Meshaal is expected to arrive in Jordan on Sunday on his first official visit since his 1999 expulsion, the government spokesman said.

Last Updated: Jan 24, 2012, 16:19 PM IST

Amman: Hamas political chief Khaled Meshaal is expected to arrive in Jordan on Sunday on his first official visit since his 1999 expulsion, the government spokesman said.

"Khaled Mashaal will visit Jordan on Sunday, along with the Crown Prince of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Tamim al-Thani," Rakan Majali, who is also information minister, told on Tuesday.

PTI