PREFERRED TERM
Yahya Ayyash  
DEFINITION
  • The Palestinian Yahya Ayyash (aka The Engineer), a notorious Hamas commander, is said to have been as greatly loved by Palestinians as he was hated by Israelis. Ayyash achieved a near mythical status as a man who always escaped detection by Israel's intelligence service. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Ayyash, Yahya (1966–1996)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Yahya_Ayyash
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