Moroccan Journalist Accuses Islamic Jihad Deputy Leader of Sexual Assault

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - Amal Ahmed, the Moroccan female editor of the Cyprus-based Al-Amal Al-Arabi (The Arab Hope) magazine, accused the deputy head of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), Ziad al-Nakhaleh, of sexually assaulting her on Sep. 12 in Beirut, the Lebanese online newspaper Lebanon Debate reported. Ahmed arrived in Beirut after being promised an interview with PIJ leader Ramadan Shalah. A senior Islamic Jihad official told the Ramallah-based Wattan online newspaper that the Moroccan woman was part of a scheme by "Mossad or an Arab or Western intelligence agency to assassinate Ramadan Shalah or his deputy, Ziad al-Nakhaleh."

2014-09-19 00:00:00

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