Summary: senior member of the Shia Islamic militant organization Hezbollah who masterminded the infamous 1985 hijacking of the passenger airliner TWA Flight 847 that left hundreds of Americans and Israelis dead, including U.S. Navy diver Robert Stethem, who was also linked to numerous kidnappings of Western civilians in Beirut through the 1980's, most notably that of journalist Terry Anderson, then was implicated in several attacks, including the 1992 Israeli embassy bombings in Argentina, in which 29 people were killed and 242 others were injured.
Cause of Death: Killed by a car bomb blast
Born: December 7, 1962
Died: February 12, 2008
Location: Damascus, Syria