Zionist terrorism directed against individuals
Zionist Assassination Operations:
Zionist terrorist operations directed against Palestinians have not been restricted to the massacres which have taken place at the expense of the Palestinian people. Rather, the Zionist Mossad forces have pursued individuals within the occupied territories, throughout the Arab world, and beyond. What follows is a list of the Palestinian figures who have been assassinated by Zionist terrorist organs.
- Ghassan Kanafani: a
leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of
Palestine who was killed in Beirut on July 8, 1972 in a car
- Wa'il Adil Zu'aytir: a
representative of the Fatah movement in Italy who was killed in
Rome on October 17, 1972.
- Dr. Mahmoud al-Hamshari:
spokesman for the Palestinian cause in Europe and representative
of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in Paris. On December
8, 1977 his home telephone exploded as a result of a time bomb
planted inside it. He was seriously wounded and taken to hospital,
and died on January 9, 1978.
- Husayn Ali Abul-Khamir: a
representative of the PLO in Cyprus who was assassinated in Cyprus
on January 25, 1973.
- Basil Ra'ouf al-Qaysi: a
leading member of the Popular Front who was killed in Paris on
April 6, 1973.
- Husain Abbad al-Shir: A
major liaison between the PLO and Russian intelligence agencies,
who was killed in Cyprus in 1973.
- Mahmoud Abu Diya: an
Algerian citizen and a leader of the PLO who was assassinated in
Paris on June 28, 1973.
- Ahmad Boushiki: a Moroccan
citizen who was assassinated by mistake, the intended victim being
Hasan Salama, in Oslo (Norway) on July 21, 1973.
- Kamal Nasir: having served
as Public Relations official for the Fatah movement in 1969 and as
a member of the executive council [of the PLO] and
official spokesman for the same in 1970, he was killed in Beirut
on April 10, 1974.
- Kamal Udwan: the primary
official behind operations within the occupied territories and a
member of the central committee [of Fatah], he was
assassinated on April 10, 1994.
- Muhammad Yousif al-Najjar:
a member of the central committee of Fatah and responsible for
organizing "Black September" within the framework of Fatah's work,
who was assassinated in Beirut on April 10, 1974.
- Abu Husam: a Fatah leader
who was killed in Beirut in 1974.
- Mahmoud Walad Salih: a
Palestinian leader who was killed in Paris on February 2,
- Ibrahim Abd al-Aziz: a
Fatah leader who was killed in Paris on December 15, 1979.
- Samir Tuqan: a member of
the PLO office in Cyprus who was killed in Cyprus on December 15,
- Ali Hasan Salama: a member
of the revolutionary council of the Fatah movement, leader of the
"17" forces and head of the Presidential Security Apparatus, who
was killed when his car exploded in Beirut in 1979.
- Zuhair Muhsin: a leader of
the "Lightning Bolt" organization and member of the executive
committee of the PLO who was killed in Cannes, France on July 26,
- Yousif Mubarak: owner of
the Arab Bookstore in Paris who was killed on February 18,
- Majid Abu Shirar: News and
Information Coordinator and member of the central committee of the
Fatah movement, who was killed in Rome on October 9, 1981.
- Na'im Khadar: a PLO
representative in Belgium who was killed in Brussels in 1981.
- Dr. Abd al-Wahhab
al-Kayali: a member of the PLO executive council and of the
Palestine National Council, who was killed in Beirut on December
- Muhammad Taha: a security
officer in the Fatah movement who was killed in Germany in
- Kamal Hasan Abu Dalu:
Vice-President of the PLO Office in Rome, who was killed in Rome
on June 17, 1982.
- Nazih Matar: killed with
Kamal Abu Dalu.
- Fadhl Sa'ad Anani:
Vice-Director of the PLO Office in Paris, who was killed in
Paris on July 23, 1982.
- Ma'moun Muraish al-Seghyer:
an assistant to Abu Jihad assigned to direct the External
Operations Dept. of the Fatah movement, who was killed in Athens
on August 20, 1983.
- Jamil Abd al-Qadir
Abul-Rabb: director of the Sea Navigation Company in Greece,
who was killed in Athens on December 22, 1983.
- Khalil al-Wazir (Abu
Jihad): a prominent leader of the Fatah movement of the PLO,
who was killed in Tunis in 1988.
- Nasir Sulouha: an active
member of the Hamas movement who was killed in Gaza on June 23,
- Hani Abid: a leader of the
Islamic Jihad movement who was killed in Khan Younis on November
2, 1994 when his booby-trapped car exploded.
- Ibrahim Yaghi: a military
official in the Hamas movement who was killed outside his home in
Jericho on December 22, 1994.
- Kamal Kuhail: a leader of
the military apparatus of the Hamas movement who was killed in
Gaza on April 2, 1995 as a result of a bomb planted in the
apartment in which he was present.
- Sa'id al-Da'as: killed
with Kamal Kuhail.
- Hatim Hasan: killed with
- Bilal Sa'id al-Da'as:
killed with Kamal Kuhail.
- Mahmoud al-Khawaja: an
activist in the Islamic Jihad movement who was killed in the Gaza
Strip on June 22, 1995.
- Ibrahim al-Naqqar: an
activist in the military apparatus of the Islamic Jihad movement
who was killed on September 12, 1995 when an explosive planted in
his Gaza home exploded.
- Fathi al-Shaqaqi:
Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad movement, who was killed in
Malta on October 26, 1995.
- Yahya Ayyash: one of the
most prominent military leaders of the Hamas movement, who was
killed on January 3, 1996 in the Gaza Strip when his booby-trapped
cellular telephone exploded.