Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Miscellaneous Palestinian Groups

Miscellaneous Palestinian Groups



Fatah Hawks

Abu Rish Brigades

Czechoslovakian made Pancerovka P27?

Abdul Qader Husseini Brigades

K40 rocket

Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade



Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
Military wing called Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades

Progressive Student Labor Front (PSLF)
Student organization linked to the PFLP.

27 August 2001- PFLP leader Abu Ali Mustafa  is assassinated by israeli aircraft.
17 October 2001- PFLP forces retaliate and assassinate the israeli minister of tourism.

Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP)
Military Wing called the National Resistance Brigades

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command (PFLP-GC)
Jihad Jibril Brigades is the military wing of the PFLP-GC


The PFLP-GC expanded a natural cave and dug tunnels inside the side of a mountain in Naameh, Lebanon, overlooking the Bekaa Valley. These positions were bombed by israeli aircraft in 2004.

"Night of the Gliders"
25 November 1987- Two guerrillas from the PFLP-GC used motorized hang gliders to infiltrate the state of israel from southern Lebanon and kill 6 israeli soldiers before they themselves are killed. The guerrillas were armed with AK-47 assault rifles, pistols with silencers, and hand grenades.

Popular Resistance Committees
Military Wing called Nasser Salah al Din Brigades

Harakat al Ahrar al Falistiniya (Palestinian Freedom Movement)
or Al Arhrar movement
Military wing called Al Ansar Brigades

Saif al Islam Brigades

Thunderbolt Brigades (Al Saiqa Kataeb)

Palestine Mujahideen Movement
Al Mujahideen Brigades- Military wing

Rocket pod cannibalized from aircraft

Sair improvised shoulder fired rocket launchers

Fires a S5K (C5K in Cyrillic) rocket?

Vanguards of the People's War of Liberation Thunderbolt Forces
Pro-Syrian Baathist

Palestine Eagles Brigade

Al Aqsa Protectors Brigade

Palestinian Peoples Jihad

Arab Liberation Front (ALF)
Pro-Iraqi Baathist

Popular Struggle Front (PSF)

Palestine Liberation Front (PLF)

Revolutionary Palestinian Communist Party
Armed wing disbanded in the 1990's?

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)
fidai (singular)
fedayeen (plural)