July 27, 2017

Mullahs’ key figure in terrorist apparatus in Iraq remerges after longtime hiding

IRAN FOCUS

Jamal Jafar Ibrahim, known as Abu Mehdi Mohandes, who is wanted by the judiciaries of Kuwait and the United States, as well as Interpol, for blowing up the U.S. and French embassies in Kuwait in December 1983, has recently been introduced as Deputy President of the Popular Basij Organization.

The December 1983 explosions killed six and injured 80 including western citizens.

Abu Mehdi was condemned to death in Kuwait, but was able to escape from Kuwait to Iran using a Pakistani passport.

His name is on the list of individuals barred from entering Persian Gulf countries, Egypt, North African Arabic countries, as well as European countries and the United States.

The December 1983 explosions killed six and injured 80 including western citizens.

Abu Mehdi was condemned to death in Kuwait, but was able to escape from Kuwait to Iran using a Pakistani passport.
His name is on the list of individuals barred from entering Persian Gulf countries, Egypt, North African Arabic countries, as well as European countries and the United States.

in the past decade there is no evidence of him leaving Iran for a destination other than Syria and Iraq.

Recently, this man has been appointed Deputy President of the Popular Basij Board, affiliated with the Iraqi Prime Ministry and which has tens of thousands of armed local paramilitary forces.

Based on what was officially announced in the press conference in Baghdad Green Zone on January 1, 2015, he has been appointed as a military commander and the coordinator with the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) of Iran.

Born to an Iraqi father and an Iranian mother in the city of Basra in 1954, he finished his studies in Iraq’s engineering university in 1977 and joined the Dawa Party the same year. He went to Kuwait in 1979 and resided there for several years. In 1983 he participated in the attack on the U.S.

nd French embassies and a number of other diplomatic missions in Kuwait. He was officially accused by Kuwait’s prosecutor office for an attempt on the life of the Amir of Kuwait and since then has been the number one wanted person in Kuwait and is also on the U.S. blacklist. After being condemned to death and escaping to Iran, he married an Iranian woman in Iran and received his Iranian identity.

He has a long history of cooperating with the mullahs’ regime. At the beginning, he was a military advisor in the Qods Force (QF), the terrorist arm of IRGC. In 1987, he began his work as a commander of the Badr Corps. Subsequently, from 1988 to 2003, he joined a group called “Islamic Assembly” that conducted terrorist operations inside Iraq. In 2003 and after the occupation of Iraq by U.S.

orces, he entered Iraq under the name of Jamal al-Ibrahimi and participated in the 2005 election as a candidate in the list of Dawa Party led by Nuri Maliki and was elected from Babel Province. That year, with the disclosure of his true identity, a Marines unit attacked his residence east of Baghdad, but Abu Mehdi Mohandes was able to once again escape to Iran.

fter that he did not return to Iraq until the departure of the U.S. forces in 2010 and then only in short trips where he would quickly return back to Tehran.

In recent months, he has acted as Chief of Staff of Operations for the IRGC Major General Qasem Soleimani, Commander of the terrorist Qods Force in Iraq.

In his press conference on January 1 in the Green Zone, Abu Mehdi Mohandes introduced Saudi Arabia and the United States as the financial backers of ISIS.