Wednesday, February 4, 2009

List of Israeli assassinations

The following is a list of assassinations known or believed to have been conducted by Israel. Most fall within two campaigns: Operation Wrath of God, which was launched as a response of the 1972 Munich massacre, and the policy of targeted killings .

August 5, 1952- Sameera Moussa – sh’s an Egyptian nuclear scientist who held a doctorate in atomic radiation and worked to make the medical use of nuclear technology affordable to all. She organized the Atomic Energy for Peace Conference and sponsored a call for setting an international conference under the banner "Atom for Peace". after her first visit to America she intended to return home, but was invited to go on a trip. On the way, the bus rushed down from a height of 40 feet, which killed her immediately .

October 16, 1972 - Abdel Wael Zwaiter, Libyan embassy employee and PLO representative is shot by two gunmen in his Rome apartment.

December 8, 1972 - Dr. Mahmoud Hamshari, PLO representative in France was killed by a bomb concealed in his telephone in Paris.

January 24, 1973 - Hussein Al Bashir, Fatah representative in Nicosia, Cyprus, is killed by a bomb planted in his hotel room bed in Nicosia .

April 6, 1973 - Dr. Basil Al-Kubaissi, a PFLP member and law professor at the American University of Beirut, is killed by two gunmen in Paris.

April 9, 1973 - Sayeret Matkal commandos assassinate the following persons during Operation Spring of Youth .

Muhammad Youssef Al-Najjar, Black September Operations officer and PLO official.
Kamal Adwan, Fatah veteran.

Kamal Nasser, PLO spokesman.

April 11, 1973 - Zaiad Muchasi, Fatah representative to Cyprus, is killed in a hotel room in Athens.

June 28, 1973 - Mohammad Boudia, Black September operations officer, is killed by a pressure activated mine under his car seat in Paris.

July 21, 1973 - Ahmed Bouchiki, an innocent waiter believed to be Ali Hassan Salameh, is killed by gunmen in Lillehammer, Norway. The incident has since become known as the Lillehammer affair.

January 22, 1979 - Ali Hassan Salameh, high-ranked leader in the PLO and Black September, is killed by a car bomb in Beirut.

July 15, 1979 - Zuheir Mohsen, PLO official killed in Cannes, France; debate remains as to who killed him.

June 13, 1980 - Yehia al-Meshad (Yahia El Meshad), Egyptian nuclear scientist, lecturer at Alexandria University, killed by Mossad agents in his room at the Méridien Hotel, Paris. This took place during Operation Sphinx, a Mossad attempt to recruit scientists who were contributing to the development of Iraq's Osirak nuclear reactor.

July 12, 1980 - Marie-Claude Magal, prostitute, client of Yehia al-Meshad, pushed under a car in the Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris.
August 21, 1983 - Mamoun Meraish, senior PLO official, shot in his car by Mossad agents from their motorcycle in Athens.

April 16, 1988 - Abu Jihad, second in command to Yassir Arafat, is killed by Israeli commandos in Tunis. See Tunis Raid.

February 16, 1992 - Abbas al-Musawi, the Secretary-General of Hezbollah, is killed in his car convoy in Lebanon by missiles launched from two Israeli helicopters.

June 8, 1992 - Atef Bseiso, Palestinian official assassinated by Mossad for involvement in the Munich Massacre. Shot several times in the head at point blank range by 2 Gunmen after returning to his hotel for the night (Aaron Klein's "Striking Back")

October 26, 1995 - Fathi Shaqaqi, the head of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, is shot and killed in front of the Diplomat Hotel in Sliema, Malta.

January 6, 1996 - Yahya Ayyash "The Engineer", a bombmaker for Hamas, is killed in the Gaza strip by a bomb planted cell phone by the SHABAK.

November 22, 2000 - Jamal Abdel Raziq, senior official of the Fatah faction Tanzim, is killed with three other group members when their two cars are fired upon by IDF troops in Gaza.

February 3, 2001 - Massoud Ayyad, a lieutenant-colonel in Yaser Arafat's Force 17, is killed while driving in the Jabaliya refugee camp in Gaza by three helicopter launched rockets.

July 31, 2001 - Jamal Mansour, a high ranking official of Hamas' West Bank political wing, is killed when his office is struck by helicopter launched missiles.

August 20, 2001 - Imad Abu Sneneh, the leader of Tanzim, is shot and killed in Hebron by an Israeli team.

January 14, 2002 - Raed al-Karmi, head of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades assassinated in Tulkarem.

July 22, 2002 - Salah Shahade, the leader of Hamas Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades is killed using 2,205 pound of explosive dropped by a F-16. The attack also killed his wife and 9 children.

March 8, 2003 - Ibrahim al-Makadmeh and three of his aides were killed by helicopter-fired missiles Gaza City

March 22, 2004 - Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.

April 17, 2004 - Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi, co-founder and leader of Hamas and successor of Ahmed Yassin as leader of Hamas after his death, is killed by helicopter-fired missiles along with his son.

September 26, 2004 - Izz El-Deen Sheikh Khalil killed by automobile booby trap in Damascus, Syria.

October 21, 2004 - Adnan al-Ghoul, Hamas weapons expert, and Imad Abbas were killed when an Apache helicopter fired missiles at their car.

May 25, 2006 - Mahmoud al-Majzoub, a commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, was injured in a car bombing in Sidon, Lebanon and died the next day. Islamic Jihad blamed Israel, though Israel denied it.

June 8, 2006 - Abu Samhadana was killed by an Israeli airstrike along with at least three other PRC members.

January 18, 2007 - Ardeshir Hosseinpour, a scientist working on the Iranian nuclear program, died in Iran. The private intelligence group Stratfor claimed that the Mossad had killed him.

January 16, 2008 - Walid Obeidi, commander of Islamic Jihad's al-Quds Brigade is gunned down by Israeli commandos in the West Bank town of Qabatiya.

February 12, 2008 - Imad Mughniyah, one of Hezbollah's top commanders, was assassinated by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria. Some news reports indicated the Mossad was responsible, though Israel denied carrying it out.

December 16, 2008 - Jihad Nawahda, a top Islamic Jihad commander, is ambushed and killed by undercover Israeli troops as he enters an internet cafe in the West Bank city of Jenin.

December 28, 2008 - Tawfik Jabber, the commander of Hamas' police force in Gaza; Ismail al-Ja'abri, commander of the defense and security directorate; and Abu-Ahmad Ashur, Hamas' Gaza central district governor are all among the Hamas dead in the opening strike of Operation Cast Lead.

January 1, 2009 - Nizar Rayan, one of the top Hamas military commanders and decision makers, is assassinated in an Israeli air strike. He is the most senior Hamas member to be killed since 2004.

January 3, 2009 - Abu Zacharia Al-Jamal, a senior Hamas commander, is killed in an Israeli air strike.

January 15, 2009 - Said Siam, the Hamas Interior Minister, is killed in an Israeli air strike that also claimed his brother and Hamas general security services commander Salah Abu Shrakh.
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