List of Israeli assassinations
The following is a list of alleged and confirmed assassinations reported to have been conducted by the State of Israel. It includes attempts on notable persons who were reported to have been specifica...
The Botched Assassination Attempt That Binds Israel and Gaza’s Warring Leaders
Before Benjamin Netanyahu tried to cripple Hamas, he, in fact, attempted to assassinate its leader. But in botching the operation, the Mossad created bitter enmity between the two men at the center of...
Operation Wrath of God
Operation "Wrath of God" (Hebrew: מבצע זעם האל‎ Mivtza Za'am Ha'el), also known as Operation "Bayonet", was a covert operation directed by the Mossad to assassinate individuals suspected of bein...
The Botched Assassination Attempt That Binds Israel and Gaza’s Warring Leaders
Before Benjamin Netanyahu tried to cripple Hamas, he, in fact, attempted to assassinate its leader. But in botching the operation, the Mossad created bitter enmity between the two men at the center of...
Michael Harari
Michael "Mike" Harari (February 18, 1927 – September 21, 2014) was an Israeli intelligence officer in the Mossad. He was involved in several notable operations, including the failed Lillehammer affa...
Fereydoon Abbasi
Fereydoon Abbasi-Davani (Persian: فریدون عباسی ; (born 11 July 1958) is an Iranian nuclear scientist who was head of Atomic Energy Organization from 2011 to 2013.
Abbasi was born in Kazerun, ...
Ammar Hassan
Ammar Hassan (Arabic: عمار حسن‎) (born November 13, 1976) is a singer who rose to popularity around the world after placing second in Super Star 2, the pan-Arabic version of Pop Idol. Ammar...
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Lillehammer affair
The Lillehammer affair was the killing by Mossad agents of Ahmed Bouchiki, an innocent Moroccan waiter and brother of the renowned musician Chico Bouchikhi, in Lillehammer, Norway on July 21, 1973. Th...
Wadie Haddad
Wadie Haddad (1927 – 28 March 1978), also known as Abu Hani, was a Palestinian leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine's armed wing. He was responsible for organizing several civil...
Ibrahim al-Makadmeh
Ibrahim al-Makadmeh (Arabic: ابراهيم المقادمة‎) (1952 – 8 March 2003) was a Palestinian and Hamas senior leader in the Gaza Strip who was killed by Israeli forces. Makadmeh, one of Hamas' fo...
Fathi Shaqaqi
Fathi Shaqaqi (Arabic: فتحي الشقاقي‎; 1951 – 26 October 1995) was the co-founder and Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine.
Fathi Shaqaqi was born to a refug...
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List of Hamas suicide attacks
This article contains Lists of Palestinian suicide attacks carried out by Palestinian individuals and militant groups. The international community considers the use of indiscriminate attacks on civili...
Khaled Mashal
Khaled Mashal (Arabic: خالد مشعل‎ Khālid Mashʿal, [xaːled meʃʕal], born 28 May 1956) is a Palestinian political leader and the leader of the Islamic Palestinian organization Hamas since the...
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Ismail Abu Shanab
Ismail Abu Shanab (1950-21 August 2003) was one of the founders of Hamas, and one of its three most senior leaders in Gaza. More specifically, he was the second highest leader of Hamas only after Shei...
Juval Aviv
Juval (or Yuval) Aviv (Hebrew: יובל אביב‎; born February 24, 1947) is an Israeli-American security consultant and writer. He may be best known for his work with Mossad, the Israeli intelligence ...
Izz El-Deen Sheikh Khalil
Izz El-Deen Sobhi Sheikh Khalil (alternately Ezzeddine) (Arabic: عز الدين الشيخ خليل‎) (circa 1962/1964 – September 26, 2004), from the Shajaiyeh district of Gaza City, presently a Hamas st...
Salah Shehade
Salah Mustafa Muhammad Shehade صلاح شحادة (or Shehadeh; 24 February 1953 – 22 July 2002) was a member of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas. He led the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades military wing...
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Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi
Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi (23 October 1947 – 17 April 2004), nicknamed the "Lion of Palestine," was the co-founder of the Palestinian movement Hamas along with Sheikh Ahmed Yassin.Rantisi ...
Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi - Wikipedia
Adnan al-Ghoul
Adnan Al-Ghoul (c. 1962 – 21 October 2004) (Arabic: عدنان الغول‎ ) was the assistant of Mohammed Deif, the leader of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. He was killed...
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Bassam Abu Sharif
Bassam Abu Sharif (born 1946) is a former senior adviser to Yasser Arafat and leading cadre of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). He was previously a member of the Popular Front for the Libe...
Ismail Haniyeh
Ismail Abdel Salam Ahmed Haniyeh (Arabic: إسماعيل عبد السلام أحمد هنية‎, Ismaʻīl Haniyya; sometimes transliterated as Ismail Haniya, Ismail Haniyah;  Arabic pronunciation ) (born 2...
Khalil al-Wazir
Khalil Ibrahim al-Wazir (Arabic: خليل إبراهيم الوزير‎, also known by his kunya Abu Jihad  أبو جهاد—"father of struggle"; October 10, 1935 – April 16, 1988) was a Palestinian leader and co-fo...
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Muhammad Suleiman
Muhammad Suleiman (Also Mohammad Sulayman) (Arabic: محمد سليمان‎) (1959 – 1 August 2008) was a general and Special Presidential Advisor for Arms Procurement and Strategic Weapons to Syrian p...
Abbas al-Musawi
Abbas al Musawi ( pronunction  ah-BAHS MOO-sah-wee Arabic: عباس الموسوي‎; 1952 – 16 February 1992) was an influential Lebanese Shia cleric, co-founder and Secretary General o...
Abbas al-Musawi - Wikipedia
Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team
Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team is a 1984 book by George Jonas describing part of Operation Wrath of God, the Israeli assassination campaign launched after the 1972 Muni...
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Masoud Alimohammadi
Masoud Alimohammadi (Persian: مسعود علی‌محمدی, 24 August 1959 – 12 January 2010) was an Iranian quantum field theorist and elementary-particle physicist and a distinguished professor of elementary par...
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Jamal Abu Samhadana
Jamal Abu Samhadana (Arabic: جمال أبو سمهدانة‎, February 8, 1963 – June 8, 2006), from Rafah in the Gaza Strip, was the founder of the Popular Resistance Committees (which have been held res...
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Majid Shahriari
Majid Shahriari (c. 1966 Zanjan– 29 November 2010 Tehran) was a nuclear engineer who worked with the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.He specialized in neutron transport, a phenomenon that lies at ...