Muhammad Diab Ibrahim Deif ( Arabic محمد دياب براهيم المصري ; simply known as Muhammad Deif , or Abu Khalid  ; born 1960 , 1963 or 1965  , Khan-Yunis , Gaza Strip  ) - Palestinian military figure, since 1996  - commander of the military wing of the Islamist organization Hamas , recognized in several countries as a terrorist organization . In Israel, Dief is considered one of the most dangerous terrorists who personally planned numerous terrorist attacks against civilians  .
One of the few photographs of Dyfe
|Nickname||"Chief engineer"  |
|Date of Birth||1960/1963/1965|
|Place of Birth||Khan Younis , Gaza Strip|
|Years of service||since 1987 |
|Commanded||Hamas military wing|
|Battles / Wars|
He was a student of Yahyi Ayash ; took over as head of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigade after the death of his predecessor, Salah Shehade .
After the death of Ayash under the direction of Deif Hamas conducted a series of terrorist attacks. Deife is also responsible for the abduction of Israeli soldiers, the most famous of whom was the .
After a series of terrorist attacks in 1996, when 58 civilians died in a week, Dief went underground, and many believed that he was in Egypt . But two years later, due to the difficult state in which the Palestinian military organizations were located after the liquidation of many of their leaders, Deif had to re-engage in the preparation of terrorist acts from the Gaza Strip .
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|IDF air force liquidate Ahmed Jabari|
The Israeli special services attempted to eliminate it seven times , but Deif managed to avoid death each time. In 2002, as a result of a direct hit by a rocket in his car, Deife lost an eye and a hand. In 2006, as a result of the Israeli attack on the house where the meeting of the Hamas leaders was held, according to unconfirmed reports, it paralyzed him.
Israeli intelligence agencies believe that the attack on the Israeli military in the area of the Sufa and Kerem Shalom checkpoints, and the abduction of Gilad Shalit , a soldier in June 2006, was planned by Mohammad Deif. He continues to be the actual leader of the military wing of Hamas, and his influence increased after the liquidation of Ahmed Jabari by the Israeli military in the fall of 2012  .
On August 19, 2014, Israeli aviation dropped 3 bombs (by ton) on the home of a certain Ahmed Yassin Dahl in the Gaza Strip  which allegedly contained Deife and one of his wives ( 27 years old ), their daughter ( 3 years ) and son ( 7 months ). On the night of August 21, the Palestinian News Agency in Gaza published a medical certificate stating that Deif, his wife and son died in the Shifa hospital after an Israeli strike. Hamas denies this information  .
- "Hamas Chief Engineer" emerges from the shadows
- "Chief Engineer" Hamas predicts the imminent end of Israel Archival copy of August 21, 2014 on the Wayback Machine
- IDF attempted to eliminate Hamas militant leader Muhammad Deif
- محمد الضيف .. مُقعد يقود القسام
- Israel and Hamas once again started shelling
- Lapid: “We’ll search for Muhammad Dife, and we will find him” . The appeal date is August 10, 2014.
- Israel confirmed: we were aiming at Deif . The appeal date is August 21, 2014.
- The death certificate of Hamas’s main terrorist appeared on the Internet . The appeal date is August 21, 2014.