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Abbas' Fatah party calls Hezbollah leader Mghniyeh a "hero" and "Martyr"



On Jan. 18, 2015, Hezbollah commander Jihad Mughniyeh was killed in an Israeli ‎airstrike. Fatah’s official Facebook page posted the following in response to Mughniyeh’s ‎death:
     ‎"Rest in peace, a hero's rest, and give greetings to your father from the free men. Martyr ‎‎(Shahid) Jihad Mughniyeh."‎
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Notes: Jihad Mughniyeh - Commander of Hezbollah in the Syrian Golan Heights and ‎son of Imad Mughniyeh. Information about Mughniyeh is scarce, but according to ‎Western intelligence sources quoted in the international media, he was planning and ‎preparing terror attacks against Israel in the Golan Heights, including rocket fire and ‎explosive devices meant to target Israeli soldiers and civilians. He was killed in an ‎Israeli airstrike on Jan. 18, 2015.‎

Imad Mughniyeh - senior member of Hezbollah who was linked to major international ‎terror attacks, including but not limited to: the 1983 bombing of the US embassy in Beirut ‎‎(63 killed), the 1983 bombing of the US army barracks in Beirut (241 killed), the 1985 ‎hijacking of TWA flight 847 (1 killed), the 1992 bombing of the Israeli embassy in ‎Buenos Aires (29 killed), and the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Saudia Arabia (19 ‎Americans killed). He was also linked to the Karine-A affair, a failed attempt to smuggle ‎‎50 tons of illegal weapons to the Palestinian Authority in 2002, and to numerous attacks ‎along the Israel-Lebanon border. He was killed in a car bombing in 2008.


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