Who is Muhammad Deif anyway?

As the Israeli air force bombs his home, ToI’s Elhanan Miller reminds us of the long, vicious history of Hamas terror chief Muhammad Deif.

Muhammad Deif
Muhammad Deif

Deif’s oversight of a series of terrorist attacks — including suicide bombings and kidnappings — saw him rise to the head of Hamas’s military wing, the Izz ad-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, and become a prime Israeli target over the past two decades.

He was nearly killed in a series of Israeli assassination attempts, and his injuries marginalized him, but some members of the Israeli security establishment believe he regained command of the Brigades following the assassination of Ahmad Jabari in November 2012, writes Miller.

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