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PA lauds commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization as "the red prince"

Headline: “43 years since the death as a Martyr of ‘the Red Prince’”

 

“Today, Saturday [Jan. 22, 2022], is the 43rd anniversary of the death as a Martyr of ‘the Red Prince’ commander Ali Hassan Salameh (i.e., commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization), founder of the PLO leadership security forces – Force 17…

The leaders of Israel thought that by assassinating Martyr Salameh they had removed an obstacle from their path that had thwarted their plans and taken revenge on their collaborators. This is because the skilled commander established a force to protect [former PLO Chairman and PA President] leader Martyr Yasser Arafat, which played an important role in resisting the activities of the Mossad (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service) abroad and inside Lebanon.”

 

 

Ali Hassan Salameh - Palestinian terrorist and commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization - a secret branch of Fatah - in the 1970s. He planned many terror attacks, including the attack on the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics on Sept. 5, 1972, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. Salameh was killed by a car bomb in Beirut on Jan. 22, 1979. Israel is thought to be responsible for his death, but has not officially taken responsibility for it.

Yasser Arafat – Founder of Fatah and former chairman of the PLO and PA. During the 1960s, 70s and 80s Arafat was behind numerous terror attacks against Israelis. Although he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 together with then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and then Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres “for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East" after signing the Oslo Accords peace agreement, Arafat launched a 5-year terror campaign - the second Intifada (2000-2005) – in which more than 1,000 Israelis were murdered. Arafat died of an illness in 2004.