Tag Archive for assassination

Car bomb kills head of Syria’s chemical weapons research unit

The head of the Scientific Research and Studies Center in Masyaf, a facility known as ‘CERS’ and blacklisted by the U.S. for being used for Syrian chemical weapons development, was successfully assassinated in second attempt.

By i24NEWS


A Syrian scientist at the head of a research center reportedly linked to arms development and alleged to have been previously struck by Israel was assassinated by a bomb blast Sunday, according to Syrian media.

Aziz Azbar, head of the Scientific Research and Studies Center in Masyaf, also known by its French acronym ‘CERS’, was killed alongside his driver in the attack on Saturday night, Syrian and Lebanese media reported. Continue Reading »

Al-Arabiya news: Mossad assassinated Iranian operatives in Libya

The Saudi Al-Arabiya news network reported Monday that Israel’s security and special operations agency is responsible for the deaths of two Revolutionary Guards members who arrived in Libya seeking to obtain uranium.

By Daniel Salami


Israel’s intelligence agency, the Mossad, was responsible for the liquidation of two Revolutionary Guards members in Libya, the Saudi Al-Arabiya news network reported Monday.

Mossad agents allegedly followed the two men when they were still in Tunisia, and killed them after they crossed the border to Libya.

Iran’s regime is one of the main players attempting to take advantage of the chaos created in Libya after the demise of its ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Continue Reading »

Images released of Hamas rocket-designer’s assassins

Just like when the previous rocket designer for Hamas was assassinated, Gaza’s rulers finger the Mossad for assassinating fellow group member Fadi al-Batsh, in Malaysia.



Malaysian police on Monday released computer generated photographs of two men suspected of gunning down a Palestinian Hamas weapons engineer on Saturday in Kuala Lumpur.

Two men on a motorcycle fired at least 14 shots at Fadi al-Batsh, an engineering lecturer, but also a Hamas drones and rockets expert, killing him on the spot.

Police Chief Mohamad Fuzi Bin Harun did highlight Batsh’s international and Palestinian-related activities, seemingly de-emphasizing his identity as an average Malaysian resident of international origin. Continue Reading »

Arab militants attempt assassination of Palestinian PM with roadside bomb in Gaza

After having entered Gaza for an opening ceremony of their new sewage purification facility, the convoy of Palestinian PM Hamdallah was hit by a roadside bomb injuring 7 guards, but leaving the prime minister unharmed.
– Fatah says Hamas bears responsibility for the assassination attempt by the Palestinian militants.

By Ynet reporters, news agencies


An explosive device was detonated near the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who was visiting the Gaza Strip Tuesday morning accompanied by Palestinian General Intelligence chief Majid Faraj.

Seven were lightly wounded in the blast—all of whom were security guards of the convoy. Israel offered to give medical care to the wounded at the Erez Crossing. Continue Reading »

Arabs points finger at Mossad for attempted assassination of Hamas official in Lebanon

Following detonation of car-bomb that exploded in the Lebanese city of Sidon that left Hamas official, Mohamed Hamdan “slightly wounded,” Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV station reported both Hamas & Fatah blame Israel.

By Reuters, AP


Mohamed Hamdan, a Palestinian Hamas member, survived an attempt on his life Sunday after a bomb planted in his car in southern Lebanon detonated, wounding him, the Lebanese military and the terror group said, with Hamas identifying Israel as the culprit without providing evidence. Hamdan’s leg reportedly had to be amputated.

Hamdan in the hospital – Arab media

Hamdan, also known as Abu Hamza, was “slightly wounded” in the attack, a Hamas official in Sidon, Ayman Shanaa, told a Palestinian television station, Paltoday.It was not immediately clear who carried out the bombing in the city of Sidon or why Hamdan, “one of the movement’s cadres” according to Shanaa, was targeted. Continue Reading »

Gaza’s Hamas security commander escapes assassination attempt

After leaving Friday prayers at a Gaza mosque, Tawfiq Abu Naim, Hamas security commander, was rushed to hospital after his car exploded at the hands of masked Palestinian terrorists.

By Elior Levy


Commander of Hamas’s internal security forces in Gaza, Tawfiq Abu Naim was lightly wounded Friday afternoon after a group of masked men shot at him in what appeared to be an assassination attempt.

The men reportedly shot at Naim as he was leaving Friday prayers in a mosque in Nuseirat Camp.After sustaining his injuries, he was evacuated to Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza. A few other men were also injured in the incident. Continue Reading »

Palestinian official fingers Mossad for elimination of Fatah operative in Sweden

A Fatah official blames Israel for the “assassination” of Mohammad Bazam, found dead in his Stockholm apartment from gunshots to his neck and head, because Swedish police refused to comment on motive for the murder.

By Daniel Siryoti


Senior Palestinian officials have accused the Mossad of assassinating a Fatah operative in Stockholm.

Mossad – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

According to Arab media reports, Mohammad Bazam, 29, a former Gaza Strip resident who spent time in an Israeli prison for a series of security offenses, was shot once in the neck and once in the head by two assailants in his home. Bazam, who left Gaza for Sweden following his release from prison, was found dead in his Stockholm apartment Saturday morning. Continue Reading »

Second YouTube outs Hezbollah commander’s assassination by bosses, not Israel


With her identity being concealed on a newly released YouTube video, Mustafa Badreddine’s self-proclaimed mistress claims that not only was the Hezbollah behind his assassination, but that the Shiite leader Hassan Nasrallah, was aware of the plot.

By Roi Kais


A video of a woman has surfaced on an anonymous YouTube channel claiming not only to be the lover of former Hezbollah military leader Mustafa Badreddine, but also that the terrorist leader was murdered by his own terror organization.

Iranian Quds Force commander Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani (L) – ‘Eliminated’ Mustafa Badreddine – Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah(R) – Photos: Arab Media

The explosive claims ostensibly lend credibility to the Israeli position that it had no part in the assassination. Continue Reading »

REPORT: Hamas seals Erez Crossing into Israel to catch assassin


Wafa, the official PA news site reports Gaza’s Hamas-controlled security forces closed all exits from Gaza and are also preventing the enclaves 4000 fishermen from going out to sea, in hopes of apprehending the assassin of a senior military commander.



The Hamas-controlled Interior Ministry closed the Erez crossing until further notice on Sunday, a ministry spokesman said, a day after Hamas accused Israel of assassinating a senior member of its military wing, the Izzadin Kassam Brigades.

“The closure of the Beit Hanoun crossing [Erez] comes as a part of the steps being taken by the security apparatus following the crime of assassinating Mazen Fuqaha,” Hamas-controlled Interior Ministry Spokesman Iyad Bazm said in a statement published on the ministry’s website. Continue Reading »

High ranking Hamas militant assassinated in Gaza


According to a Hamas report, Fukha, who was released in the prisoner exchange for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, was shot 4 times in the head by unknown attackers who disappeared.

By Elior Levy


Unknown assailants gunned down Hamas operative Mazan Fukha Friday night outside his home in Tel al-Hawa, in the Gaza Strip.

According to Hamas’ military wing, Fukha, who was released in a prisoner exchange deal for captured IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, was shot in the head  four times with a silenced weapon by unknown attackers who fled the scene.

Fukha, who was deported to Gaza as part of the Shalit deal, was responsible for planning terror attacks in the West Bank. Continue Reading »

Report: Mossad credited for Hamas operative’s assignation in Tunisia


Arab media reports Mohhamed Alzoari, known to Israel’s security echelon as “The Engineer,” was found shot to death while driving his car in the city of Sfax, 270 km southeast of Tunis.



The Mossad, Israel’s foreign intelligence agency, has reportedly assassinated a Hamas militant operating out of Tunsia, according to Channel 10 citing Arab media.

The target, Mohhamed Alzoari, known to Israel’s security echelon as “The Engineer,” was found shot to death inside his vehicle in the city of Sfax, local media reported.

 A Palestinian terrorist from the Islamic group Hamas carries the Qur'an tucked into a suicide-belt. - Photo: REUTERS

A Palestinian terrorist from the Islamic group Hamas carries the Qur’an tucked into a suicide-belt.

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Report from Kuwait: Assassination attempt on Netanyahu in Kenya thwarted

view videoKuwaiti based newspaper reports Prime Minister’s convoy in Kenya was changed at last moment by local authorities, thwarting plans to attack Netanyahu.

By Nitsan Keidar


According to a report in the Kuwaiti-based Al Jarida newspaper, Kenyan security forces foiled an attack targeting Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s convoy during his visit to Kenya earlier this week.

Binyamin and Sara Netanyahu – Photo: Kobi Gideon(PMO)

A senior security official told the paper that Kenyan police altered the convoy’s route just before its departure from the Nairobi airport.

The change was so sudden it sparked an argument between Netanyahu’s body guards and local security forces, according to the paper.

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Hezbollah chief says Mossad killed fugitive hiding inside Bulgaria’s Palestinian Embassy


Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah says the Mossad, with Saudi Arabia’s collaboration, successfully assassinated PFLP fugitive inside the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria, and “the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger.”

By Daniel Siryoti & Israel Hayom Staff


Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday accused Israel and its foreign intelligence agency, Mossad, of killing fugitive terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed in the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria in late February.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses a crowd via video on Sunday – Photo: AFP

“The Mossad assassinated him and the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger,” Nasrallah said in a speech broadcast via video link by Al-Manar, the Hezbollah-affiliated satellite television station. Continue Reading »

Did Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria throw wanted PFLP terrorist out the window?


Omar Nayef Zayed, convicted in Israel of murdering student Eliyahu Amadi in 1986, escape prison & fled to Bulgaria, was found gravely wounded in the garden of the Palestinian embassy in Sofia, before dying of his wounds.

By Elior Levy, Itamar Eichner


Wanted terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed was found dead at the Palestinian embassy in Bulgaria, local media reported on Friday morning.

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member Zayed, 51, was convicted along with two others of the murder of yeshiva student Eliyahu Amadi at Jerusalem’s Old City in 1986, when he was 22 years old.  Continue Reading »

al-Arabi Reports in London: Then PM Olmert’s Assassination Foiled by Spy Inside Hezbollah

Newspaper claims Hassan Nasrallah’s terrorist group planned to kill then-Prime Minister of Israel, in response to a reported Mossad ‘hit’ of a senior Hezbollah operative in 2008, but was foiled by alleged spy for Israel.

By Roi Kais


Shiite terror group Hezbollah planned to assassinate former prime minister Ehud Olmert, claimed a report in the London-based al-Arabi al-Jadeed newspaper, which quoted political elements “in close contact with Hezbollah”.

A picture alleged to be Mohammed Shawraba published in Arab media outlets

The plan was reportedly meant as a response to the targeted killing of senior operative Imad Mughniyeh, which the Washington Post recently alleged was a joint CIA-Mossad operation. Continue Reading »