A number of new ministers are set to join the de facto cabinet in Gaza. Among others, Said Siyam, who was interior minister in the first Haniyeh cabinet, is reassigned to this portfolio. Other new names are Ahmad al-Kurd as minister of social affairs and Usama al-Aysawi as minister of transport.
Read: Alertnet, Hamas expands cabinet to strengthen hold in Gaza,” 3 June 2008,
Read: Maan News, “De facto cabinet announces reshuffle,” 3 June 2008,