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Ahmed Jibril

Ahmed Jibril

Sector : Government Officials , Officials

Личная информация

  • Страна местожительства : Syria
  • Пол : Male
  • Born in : 1938
  • key_age : 83
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Ahmed Ali Jibril (born in 1938 in Yazur - died on July 7, 2021 in Damascus), a Palestinian politician and military leader, who founded the Palestine Liberation Front in 1959, and participated in the founding of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and separated from it in 1968 to establish the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - The General Command, which held its General Secretariat until his death.

He was born in 1938 in the village of Yazour in the Jaffa district during the British Mandate period in Palestine. He took refuge with his family in Syria after the 1948 war. He passed his secondary education in Damascus in 1956, and graduated from the Military College in Cairo in 1959. He was appointed as a lieutenant and then an officer in the Syrian army in Engineering Corps until his discharge in 1963.

He is married and has four sons and four daughters. He was nicknamed "Abu Jihad." His son, Jihad Jibril, was assassinated in 2002 in Lebanon in an explosion that Israel accused of orchestrating.

Jibril was active in political work during his studies in Egypt, and was active in the Palestinian Student League, and in 1959 he founded the Palestine Liberation Front, which united for a short period with the Fatah movement in 1965. In 1967, he participated in establishing the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine with the organizations Heroes of Return and Youth of Village Revenge from The Arab Nationalist Movement, then separated from it in 1968 and established the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command.

Jibril Organization carried out several commando operations against Israel, including the Khalsa operation, where a group of fighters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command (Syrian, Iraqi and Palestinian) infiltrated the settlement of Kiryat Shmona (Al-Khalisa) in the Upper Galilee in northern Palestine in April 1974 and took Israeli hostages and demanded By liberating Palestinian prisoners, and upon confrontation with the Israeli forces, the three fighters blew themselves up with the hostages with explosive belts, which led to the killing of the three fighters, along with about 20 Israelis, and the wounding of 15 others.

Jibril supervised the preparation and implementation of two prisoner exchange deals with Israel after capturing soldiers from the occupation army, namely Operation Nawras in 1979, in which 76 Palestinian prisoners were released in exchange for the release of a soldier captured by the Front, and Operation Galilee in 1985, in which 1,150 guerrilla prisoners were released ( Palestinian, Arab, and foreigner), including Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, and the Japanese fighter Kozo Okamoto, in exchange for three soldiers from the occupation army.

Ahmed Jibril was an ally of the Syrian regime and participated alongside the forces loyal to it in the war of the Palestinian camps in Lebanon.

Jibril opposed a political settlement with Israel and was an opponent of the Oslo Accords.

his death
Ahmad Jibril died on July 7, 2021 AD corresponding to Dhu al-Qa’dah 27, 1442 AH at the age of 83. His death was in a Damascus hospital, after suffering from illness.



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