PREFERRED TERM
Leila Khaled  
DEFINITION
  • A member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Leila Ali Khaled became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s for being one of the few Arab women publicly involved in terrorist activity. One of 13 children, Leila Khaled was only four years old when her family was forced to leave her birthplace of Haifa in Palestine due to the creation of the Israeli state in 1948. [Source: Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Khaled, Leila (1944–)]
BELONGS TO GROUP
URI
https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Leila_Khaled
Download this concept: