Saleh al-Arouri

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Saleh al-Arouri
Saleh al-Arouri in 2022
Deputy Chairman of the Political Bureau of Hamas
In office
ChairmanIsmail Haniyeh
Founding Commander of Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades
In office
Preceded byOffice established
Personal details
Born(1966-08-19)19 August 1966
'Arura, Jordanian West Bank
Died2 January 2024(2024-01-02) (aged 57)
Dahieh, Beirut, Lebanon
EducationReligious Sharia, Hebron University
ProfessionMilitary commander
Known forFounding commander of Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades

Saleh al-Arouri (Arabic: صالح العاروري, also transliterated as Salah al-Arouri or Salih al-Aruri; 19 August 1966[1] – 2 January 2024[2]) was a senior leader of Hamas, and a founding commander of its military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, at the time of his death.[3][4] He lived in Lebanon.[5][6]

On 2 January 2024, al-Arouri was killed in Dahieh, suburban Beirut, in a missile attack by the Israeli regime.[2][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Salih al-Aruri – Rewards for Justice". Archived from the original on 10 October 2023. Retrieved 11 October 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Explosion hits southern Beirut, killing Hamas official Saleh al-Arouri". Middle East Eye. 2 January 2024. Retrieved 2 January 2024.
  3. Avi Issacharoff, Avi (12 August 2015). "Israel foiled 17 suicide attacks so far this year, Shin Bet says". Times of Israel. Archived from the original on 13 August 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  4. "Saleh al-Arouri". Counter Extremism Project. Retrieved 28 October 2023.
  5. i24NEWS (27 October 2023). "Israeli forces kill senior Islamic Jihad commander in Jenin; arrest 36 suspects". I24news. Retrieved 28 October 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. "IDF issues demolition order for house owned by Hamas leader al-Arouri". The Jerusalem Post | 27 October 2023. Retrieved 28 October 2023.
  7. "Israeli drone attacks Hamas office in Beirut, killing four - Lebanese news agency". Reuters. 2 January 2024. Retrieved 2 January 2024.