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Saeed Musa Muragha

Saeed Musa Muragha

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1927
  • Age: 85
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1927, Silwan/Jerusalem. Head of Fatah’s dissident wing in Lebanon.; served in Jordanian army & trained at Sandhurst military academy. By 1970, had turned against Jordan and Joined Fatah, rising to the position of colonel within Fatah.

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Commander of PLO forces in South Lebanon (1972-77) & deputy military head of PLO operations room in Lebanon (1977-82). On Fatah-RC from 1980-83. Led PLO’s defence of Beirut in 1982; but was deeply critical of the leadership’s stance. Began open criticism in 1983, resulting in fracturing of Fatah’s forces & open fighting in Oct.1983; his faction has been popularly known as Fatah-Uprising, assisted by Syria; has retreated from active role through 1990s.

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