Ahmed Jabari

1960 - 2012

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Ahmed al-Jabari (Arabic: أحمد الجعبري‎; 1960 – 14 November 2012; also known as Abu Mohammad) (the last name is otherwise also written as Jaabari or Ja'bari or Ja'abari) was a senior leader and second-in-command of the military wing of Hamas, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. He was widely credited as the leader in the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip, and commanded the 2006 Hamas cross border raid which resulted in the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. Under his command along with chief logistics officer Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, Hamas significantly developed its own military weapons capability by acquiring longer-range guided missiles and rockets.While at the Islamic University of Gaza, Jabari joined Fatah, which advocated armed struggle against Israel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Jabari has received more than 109,614 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Ahmed Jabari is the 179th most popular extremist (down from 155th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Palestine (up from 29th in 2019) and the most popular Extremist.

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Among extremists, Ahmed Jabari ranks 179 out of 205Before him are Dennis Nilsen, John List, Édouard Vaillant, John Christie, Yoo Young-chul, and John Hinckley Jr.. After him are Joseph Paul Franklin, Ahmad Sa'adat, Zacarias Moussaoui, Ross Ulbricht, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, and Dawood Ibrahim.

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Among people born in 1960, Ahmed Jabari ranks 219Before him are Robert John Burke, Hiam Abbass, Dominic Miller, Susanne Lothar, Peter F. Hamilton, and Alexandre Czerniatynski. After him are Kee Marcello, Carol Alt, Christian Petzold, Mick Hucknall, Amy Klobuchar, and Maho Shimizu. Among people deceased in 2012, Ahmed Jabari ranks 292Before him are Bob Anderson, Joe Paterno, Viktor Kosichkin, Norman Joseph Woodland, Clive Dunn, and Susanne Lothar. After him are Zalman King, James Mellaart, Horst Faas, Chad Everett, Franz West, and Richard Rodney Bennett.

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In Palestine

Among people born in Palestine, Ahmed Jabari ranks 25 out of 28Before him are Hilarion (291), Khaled Mashal (1956), Ahmed Qurei (1938), Salam Fayyad (1952), Hanan Ashrawi (1946), and Marwan Barghouti (1959). After him are Ahmad Sa'adat (1953), Yahya Ayyash (1966), Nizar Rayan (1959), and Randa Siniora (1961).

Among EXTREMISTS In Palestine

Among extremists born in Palestine, Ahmed Jabari ranks 1After him are Ahmad Sa'adat (1953).