Connect with us


Arch-Terrorist Ahmed Jibril Dies; Mahmoud Abbas Offers His Condolences



Ahmad Jibril, the leader of a major Palestinian terrorist group, died in a Damascus hospital on Wednesday night, Lebanese media has reported. The story of his life as a terrorist is here: “Ahmad Jibril, head of Syria-based Palestinian terror group PFLP-GC, dead at 83,” by Aaron Boxerman, Times of Israel, July 7, 2021:

Jibril, the leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine — General Command, was 83. The PFLP-GC is classified by the United States, Israel and the European Union as a terror group; attacks by Jibril’s group led to the deaths of dozens of Israelis over the years.

“Among the group’s attacks on Israeli soldiers and civilians were 1970’s bombing of Swissair Flight 330 that killed 47 people; a 1970 attack on an Israeli school bus that killed 12, most of them children; 1974’s Kiryat Shmona massacre of 16 people; and 1987’s ‘Night of the Gliders,’ in which members of the group flew into an Israeli base and killed six soldiers.

Children were a favored target of Jibril’s PFLP-GC. The group’s terrorists hijacked a school bus in 1970 and murdered the children inside; in the attack on Kiryat Shmona, more than half of those killed were children. Jibril didn’t care; the Zionists had it coming.

The group has not successfully conducted terror attacks against Israelis for some time, and it is not currently considered a serious threat. It has been blamed for sporadic rocket attacks on Israel from Lebanon, though none that caused serious damage.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas paid his condolences to Jibril’s replacement as PFLP-GC leader, Talal Naji, the official PA WAFA news agency reported.

“His Eminence, in a telephone call, also provided his condolences to Badr Jibril, the son of the deceased, praying to God Almighty, to cover him with his vast mercy, that [Jibril] dwell in his vast gardens, and grant his family and relatives patience and solace,” Abbas’s office said in a statement carried by WAFA.

Senior Palestinian Authority official Hussein al-Sheikh mourned Jibril’s passing on Twitter.

“Our deepest condolences to our comrades in the General Command and to the Palestinian people on the death of the Palestinian leader Ahmed Jibril,” al-Sheikh wrote….

The terror leader was best known by Israelis and Palestinians alike for his role in setting up the so-called “Jibril Deal,” one of the largest prisoner exchanges in the history of the conflict.

Under the terms of the 1985 agreement, some 1,150 Palestinian security prisoners were released in exchange for three Israeli soldiers — Yosef Grof, Nissim Salem, and Hezi Shai — held by the PFLP-GC. Some were notorious terrorists such as Kozo Okamoto, a Japanese radical who had taken part in the 1972 Lod Airport Massacre, which claimed the lives of 26 victims.

Other prisoners released under the terms of the deal would significantly shape the future of the Israeli-Palestinian arena. Jibril Rajoub, a young Fatah activist, later became the movement’s secretary-general, a position he holds to this today. Sheikh Ahmad Yassin would go on to become the spiritual leader of the Hamas terror group. And Abdullah Nimr Darwish, then a young radical who had experienced a change of heart in prison, founded the moderate Southern Islamic Movement and the Islamist Ra’am party.

In recent years, Jibril was a staunch supporter of Iran’s ally Syrian President Bashar Assad, and PFLP-GC members reportedly fought alongside the Syrian regime during the country’s ongoing civil war.

Jibril was a moral monster, with the blood of many innocents, and not only Israelis, on his hands. He was proud of his handiwork. He threw in his lot long ago with another very like himself, Bashar al-Assad, who was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Syrians, many of them civilians. But for Mahmoud Abbas, Jibril was a figure whose death was to be lamented. He expressed his condolences both to Jibril’s son Badr and to his successor as head of the PFLP-GC, Talal Naji, as the official PA WAFA news agency reported:

His Eminence, in a telephone call, also provided his condolences to Badr Jibril, the son of the deceased, praying to God Almighty, to cover him with his vast mercy, that [Jibril] dwell in his vast gardens, and grant his family and relatives patience and solace.”

That’s quite a wish for a mass murderer: the vast mercy of Allah to cover him, the vast heavenly gardens in which he, Ahmed Jibril, may dwell — that’s what Mahmoud Abbas prays for.

By their condolences shall ye judge them. Mahmoud Abbas, in this as in so many other moral trials, has been weighed and found wanting.

Entertainment4 seconds ago

BBNaija 2021: Meet The Female Housemate With 11 Tattoos

World6 mins ago

Democratic Republic of Congo: Muslims murder at least 16 people, including 6 women and 2 children, in road ambush

News8 mins ago

BBNaija Season 6: Meet Arin, the housemate with 24 piercings and an “Ashewo” personality

Lifestyle16 mins ago

Urethra Diseases in Men and Women and How to Identify Them

Entertainment54 mins ago

BBNaija 2021: Ebuka’s Super Dapper Look For Launch Day 2 Tonight (Photos)

World1 hour ago

Nigeria: Muslims block road, kidnap Christian travelers, let the Muslims go on their way

Lifestyle1 hour ago

5 Key Facts About Thermography

Entertainment1 hour ago

Actress Etinosa Idemudia Becomes A New House Owner in Lagos (Photos)

Metro2 hours ago

Lady Gives Bestie the Beating of her Life for Sleeping with her Man

News2 hours ago

Trial of alleged killer Of Akwa Ibom jobseeker, Iniubong Umoren, begins on Monday

Lifestyle2 hours ago

How The Pain Killers Can Be Pain Causers? And How To Get Rid Of Them?

Politics2 hours ago

White Jesus Fix It! Tiffany D. Cross Calls Out “50-Year-Old” Bully And Blackface Connoisseur Megyn Kelly Over Attacks On Naomi Osaka

Entertainment2 hours ago

BBNaija 2021: Obi Cubana Throws His Support Behind Anambra Housemate, Cross

World2 hours ago

Ben & Jerry’s Board chair supports jihad terror against Israel, has defended Hamas and Hizballah

News3 hours ago

There won’t be bickering over choice of my successor –Umahi

Entertainment3 hours ago

Watch BBNaija Season 6 Housemate, Boma On American TV Series, The Blacklist

News3 hours ago

Comedienne/actress, Etinosa, acquires a home in Lagos

News3 hours ago

IPOB: Security alert in Abuja as Nnamdi Kanu faces trial tomorrow

Lifestyle3 hours ago

The Benefits of Mercury Free Dental Fillings

World3 hours ago

France: Muslim screaming ‘Allahu akbar’ attacks man with box-cutter, terrorism ruled out

News23 hours ago

Meet BBNaija housemate, Niyi’s beautiful Wife, Bella (Video/Photos)

News19 hours ago

“I’m a moving train, I’ll crush you” – Peruzzi reacts after being called out for walking out on fans (Video)

News16 hours ago

#BBNaija2021: Checkout impressive interior of the Big Brother house for this year’s edition (Photos)

Entertainment20 hours ago

BBNaija Season 6: Photos Of “Happily Married” Niyi, With His Wife And Son

World4 hours ago

UK: Muslim reportedly stabs Christian speaker Hatun Tash at Speakers’ Corner

Entertainment22 hours ago

BBNaija Season 6: Who Is Niyi? All The Facts About BBNaija 2021 Housemate Niyi

News7 hours ago

“So many fine boys in Nigeria but Big Brother decided to select the M*nkeys” – Bleached Nigerian Male-Barbie, Bobrisky writes.

News19 hours ago

BBNaija former housemate, Dorathy, reacts after seeing the “washing machine” in Biggies house this season

Entertainment20 hours ago

BBNaija 2021: Who Is Sammie? All The Facts You Need To Know About BBNaija 2021 Housemate Sammie

News10 hours ago

BREAKING: Abducted students of Kaduna Baptist school regain freedom

News14 hours ago

Oyedepo reportedly pays graduate pastors N38,000 monthly

Entertainment23 hours ago

BBNaija Season 6: All You Need To Know About BBNaija 2021 Housemate JayPaul

News3 hours ago

Family announces burial details of murdered Super TV CEO

News11 hours ago

#BBNaija 2021: Jaypaul reveals he was turned back day of 2020 premiere

News15 hours ago

I was in debt before COVID-19 pandemic – Ubi Franklin

News16 hours ago

Uzodinma to Imolites: Expose me if I ever steal public funds

News13 hours ago

Olamide reveals why he features artistes who have no platform

News15 hours ago

Igboho: It’s better for us to kill him in Benin than return him to Nigeria

World24 hours ago

Can the Hamas-Linked AP Any Longer Be Considered a News Source?

Lifestyle21 hours ago

Five Important Things To Know Before Going For A Hair Transplant