25 Feb 2024
Monday 6 January 2014 - 15:32
Story Code : 75835

Well-informed source reveals Al-Majedís crimes

TEHRAN (FNA)- Majed Al-Majed is one of Al-Qaeda commanders who worked in Iraq and prepared suicide bombers before sending them to several countries, including Iraq, a well informed source told An-Nahar newspaper.

"Al-Majed was acquainted with all the Lebanese areas as he was with Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Syria and Afghanistan," the source said, Al-Manar reported.

According to the source, Al-Majed led Azzam Brigades after Al-Qaeda commander Saudi Saleh Qaraawi.

In 2008, al-Majed entered Ain el-Helweh Palestinian camp and dwelled there with extremist militants as he met a number of Islamic leaders.

After Abra battle, Al-Majed got introduced to Ahmad al-Assir before he left the Palestinian camp in 2009.

Al-Majed headed to the Syrian Qalamoun where he met a militant commander, Abu Mohammad al-Joulani, yet disputes between them pushed al-Majed to keep moving between Qalamoun, Arsal, Zabadani and Tripoli.

According to the source, the acts that al-Majed organized included launching rockets from Lebanon onto the Palestinian occupied territories, attacking the UN troops and recently, assaulting the Iranian embassy in Beirut via a twin suicide bombings.

The source expected appointing a new commander for Azzam Brigades in the few coming days, anticipating that he may be Palestinian.

By Fars News Agency


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