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15 May Organization

Definition of the noun 15 may organization

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noun

  1. a terrorist organization formed in 1979 by a faction of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine but disbanded in the 1980s when key members left to join a faction of al-Fatah

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15 May Organization: Founded in 1979, the 15 May Organization or Abu Ibrahim Faction was a minor breakout faction from Wadie Haddad's Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - External Operations.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2002)

by Harvey W Kushner

The now defunct 15 May Organization, an Iraqi-based Palestinian terrorist group, was led by Muhammad al-Umari, aka Abu Ibrahim or “the bomb man.” It became known for carrying out several highprofile airplane bombings during the 1980s, ...

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