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Islamic Jihad members re-elect Ziad Nakhala as secretary-general

March 6, 2023 at 10:56 am

Ziad al-Nakhala, Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine, looks on during a meeting with representatives of other Palestinian factions at the Palestinian embassy in Lebanon’s capital Beirut on 3 September 2020 [ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images]

Islamic Jihad members have re-elected Ziad Al-Nakhala as the group’s secretary-general for a second four-year term

Islamic Jihad’s Central Elections Committee announced the results of the internal elections yesterday.

Akram Al-Ajouri, Youssef Al-Hassayna, Nafiz Azzam, Mohammed Al-Hindi, Ali Abu Shahin, Walid Al-Qutatti, Ahmed Al-Mudallal, Mohammed Humaid and Ihsan Ataya were elected as members of the movement’s political bureau.

The Palestinian movement said in a statement that the elections took place in a democratic manner and with a high turnout of 95 per cent of members in the Gaza Strip and abroad who are eligible to vote.

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