A truly evil person finally died. The founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine George Habash died in his home in Amman, Jordan. He was 83. A doctor who received training in the US, Habash specialized in death and terror.
The PFLP massacred dozens of Israelis as well as being responsible for the assassination of Minister Rechavam Ze'evi..
The PFLP specialized in hijackings:
In 1968, PFLP terrorists hijacked an El Al plane that was en route from Rome to Tel Aviv. Its passengers were held hostage for 39 days before being released. This was the first time an El Al plane was hijacked. One month later, the PFLP attacked another El Al jet on the ground at Athens airport. One passenger was killed.
These are some of the PFLP's crimes in 40 years of existence:
1976, PFLP terrorists cooperated with German terrorists and hijacked an Air France jet to Entebbe, Uganda. The hostages were freed by Israel in a daring raid. 1980, PFLP terrorists took over the children's room at Misgav Am in northern Israel, and murdered a baby, as well as the kibbutz's director. 2000, Habash retired from active leadership of the PFLP, for health reasons. 2001, a PFLP squad assassinated Israeli Minister Rechavam Ze'evi. The PFLP carried out three suicide bombings between 2002 and 2004, at Karnei Shomron (3 murdered) at Geha Intersection (3 murdered) and at Shuk HaCarmel in Tel Aviv (3 murdered).
Born and raised as Greek Orthodox and dying a natural death, Habash therefore will probably not find 72 virgins awaiting him in hell.