Wednesday, September 24, 2008

The European Section of the PFLP-GC

Beside Ahmed Jibril himself, two other members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) are known to have participated with Iranian officials in the discussions regarding the revenge for the USS Vincennes "incident": Major Khalil Tunayb and Haffez Kassem Dalkamoni.Dalkamoni was born on Sept. 28, 1945, in Damascus, Syria, according to his BKA (Germany's federal investigation service) files. But others have reported that in was born in Palestine. Dalkamoni developed since his childhood a deep hatred for the State of Israel.Dalkamoni was arrested by Israeli security force before he reached his 10th anniversary with the PFLP-GC. He has been a member of the organization since its creation in October 1968.In 1969, he lost his lower right leg during a raid in northern Israel. Ten years later, Dalkamoni was released from jail in a prisoners exchange arranged by Jibril. Read full story

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