As fighting between the two sides intensifies following the surprise attack on Israel by the Palestinian armed faction Hamas, Muhammad Deif, the top leader of Al-Qassam Brigades (IQB), a military organization of Hamas, is attracting attention as the person who led the attack . He is a person who is credited with leading to the vicious cycle of violence between Israel and Palestine.
The British daily Financial Times ( FT ) reported on the 8th (local time), “Deif was solely focused on changing the nature of the Israeli-Arab conflict and using violence as a means to achieve it.” In a video released after Hamas began attacking Israel on the 7th, Deif declared the start of Operation ‘ Al Aqsa Flood ‘, saying, “This is the biggest day of battle to end the last occupation on Earth. “
Deif is Israel’s most wanted fugitive and is known to have survived at least seven assassination attempts by the Israeli military. The pseudonym Deif, as he is currently known, means ‘guest’ in Arabic, and was given to him because he stayed at the residence of a different helper every day to avoid the eyes of Israeli intelligence authorities . According to Israeli intelligence, Deif’s real name is Muhammad Diab Ibrahim Masri, and he was born in the Khan Yunis camp in the Gaza Strip in the 1960s.
In the late 1980s, when the Intifada (Palestinian popular uprising against Israel) began, Deif, then in his 20s, joined Hamas. He learned how to make bombs from Hamas bomb maker Yehya Ayashi, and has since led major bomb attacks in Hamas. He became the military leader of Hamas먹튀검증 after the then-military leader Salah Shehadh was killed in an Israeli airstrike in 2002, the BBC reported.
Deif has been living in seclusion for over 20 years, and is known to have been injured and disabled after being attacked by Israel several times. He is also said to have lost one of his eyes in an air raid in 2002.
Deif also considered the 1993 Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization ( PLO ) to be a betrayal of Palestinian resistance, and was committed to using violence in the conflict between Israel and Palestine, the FT reported . “Deif,” said Israel Reserve Corps Colonel Eyal Rosen.“He was trying to start a second war for Palestinian independence,” he said. “His ultimate goal is to destroy Israel.”