Black September

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Noun1.Black September - a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries; "in the 1980s the Fatah-RC was considered the most dangerous and murderous Palestinian terror group"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Palestine - a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
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In the early morning hours of September 5, 1972, eight armed members of Black September, a secret Palestinian commando group established a year earlier as an arm of Fatah, forced their way into two apartments that housed Israeli male athletes in the Olympic Village in Munich.
Steven Spielberg recreates another harrowing episode in recent Jewish history with this heart-rending account of the aftermath of the 1972 Summer Olympics, at which an extremist Palestinian group called Black September kidnapped nine Israeli athletes from the Olympic village, killing two others.
But this tale about Israeli agents sent to assassinate members of the Palestinian terror group Black September after they killed 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics is not a reminder of the violence unleashed against 3,000 innocent civilians on September 11.
Jonas introduces Robert - not his real name - to the reader when Mossad group leader Avner meets the four other members of his team after Palestinian group Black September murdered the 11 Israeli athletes.
The morning of September 5, eight Palestinians from a militant group called Black September launched an attack on the Israeli team.
In that attack, a Palestinian group known as Black September seized Israeli athletes inside the Olympic village in Munich, leading to the death of 11 Israelis and some of the terrorists.
The story, about the murder of 11 Israeli athletes by the Palestinian terror group Black September at the Munich Olympics in 1972, accuses the German authorities of incompetence Mike Blake/Reuters during the hostage crisis and of collusion in the subsequent release of the three surviving terrorists.
Black September in Jordan, the alienation of Syria's leadership, and the lengthy and, in many ways, unwarranted conflicts in Lebanon could have been avoided, or at least, contained.
We blasted the German authorities for their handling of the Munich hostage crisis after 11 of the Israeli Olympic team held by Palestinian terrorist group Black September were killed.
Zia notorious for his ruthless crackdown in 1970 Black September insurgency in Jordan, in violation of his assignment as part of Pakistan's military training mission now plunged Pakistan into an endless war to fight Soviet Union aided by USA and KSA and sowed seeds for religious intolerance, terrorism and extremism that continues to haunt Pakistan.
At which Olympics were 11 Israeli competitors seized by the Black September terrorist group?
In the 1970s, Israeli agents killed a member of Black September, which was responsible for the 1972 Olympics massacre, by detonating his telephone, the report said.