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Fatah FB glorifies terrorist mastermind behind Munich Olympics massacre

Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: "Martyr (Shahid) Fakhri Al-Omari 'Abu Muhammad' was born in Jaffa in 1936. [He was] among the first to join the Palestinian revolution. He participated in the first security session that the Fatah Movement sent to Cairo. He participated in the establishment of the Security and Surveillance force in Jordan together with Salah Khalaf 'Abu Iyad.' He was part of the leadership of the security force of the Palestinian revolution. He participated in leading of some of the special and quality operations (i.e., terror attacks), and was the head of the Black September organization’s department of operations and assassinations. He came up with the idea for the Munich operation (i.e., terror attack, 11 murdered), and under the false name 'Talal' he was directly responsible for the squad that carried it out."

Fakhri Al-Omari – a Fatah member and a founding member of the Black September terror organization and top aide to Salah Khalaf, one of the founders of Fatah and the head of Black September. Fatah credits Al-Omari with being the one who conceived the idea of the 1972 Munich Massacre in which 11 Israeli Olympic athletes were murdered, and states that he participated in its planning. Al-Omari and Salah Khalaf were assassinated on Jan. 14, 1991 by Khalaf's bodyguard, who it is commonly assumed was recruited to do so by the Abu Nidal Organization, a rival Palestinian faction.

Salah Khalaf (Abu Iyad) - One of the founders of Fatah and head of the terror organization Black September. Attacks he planned include the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics (Sept. 5, 1972) and the murder of two American diplomats in Sudan (March 1, 1973). It is commonly assumed that his assassin, a former Fatah bodyguard, was sent by the Abu Nidal Organization, a rival Palestinian faction.

The Munich Massacre
- a terrorist attack perpetrated by the Palestinian terror organization Black September during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, in which they murdered 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team.