Carlos the Jackal

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Noun1.Carlos the Jackal - Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
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
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1 An inquest jury found Lord Lucan guilty of murder 2 Britain voted in a referendum to stay in the Common Market 3 French police began the hunt for Carlos the Jackal 4 Margaret Thatcher became leader of the Conservative Party impossipuzzles A flashy old girl in Rabat Had lots of fine gems on her hat.
Notorious Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal was apparently given explosives by a Stasi officer via the Syrian embassy in 1983.
Notorious Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal, who is currently serving a life sentence in France, was apparently given explosives by a Stasi officer via the Syrian embassy in 1983.
When pro-Palestinian militant Illich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as "Carlos the Jackal", kidnapped oil ministers from an Opec meeting in Vienna in 1975, he demanded to be flown with his hostages to Algiers.
Now I'm the first to trumpet the vigilance of the airport security people - it's my wrinkly old derriere they are protecting - but I can't really see how an 25ml of almost-but-notquite Lynx Africa can turn me from smelling like a 17-year-old at a youth club into a an international terrorist like the Carlos the Jackal oot of one of those 1970s airport thrillers.
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On December 21, 1975, he was taken hostage with other ministers by Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal during an OPEC meeting.
Carlos the Jackal, the Marxist guerrilla who became a symbol of Cold War anti-imperialism, has told a newspaper that he moved freely through Switzerland in the 1970s under a "non-aggression pact" between the government and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Eulcer is a lawyer who represented Salih Mirzabeyoy-lu, the leader of the militant Islamic Great East Raiders Front (yBDA-C) group, as well as the Venezuelan criminal known as "Carlos the Jackal," who is currently serving a life sentence in France for the 1975 murder of an informant for the French government and two French counter-intelligence agents.
By now you've all read about a man called Tsipras who never wears a necktie, has named his two sons out of wedlock Ernesto (for Che Guevara) and Carlo (for Carlos the Jackal), and is the newly elected prime minister of Greece.
In 1973 Pc Brown was one of the first officers on the scene when Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal shot Jewish businessman and then Marks & Spencer boss Joseph Sieff, and five years later he supported the Met's Special Branch during the arrest of Astrid Proll, a member of revolutionary terrorists the Baader-Meinhof gang, or the Red Army Faction.
International terrorist Carlos the Jackal is suspected; September 17, 1986: A bomb outside the Tati department store in Paris kills seven and wounds 55, the worst of 15 such attacks committed by a pro-Iranian group that killed 13 people and wounded 303; July 25, 1995: A bomb in a com-muter train explodes at the St Michel metro station in Paris, killing eight and wounding 119; March 11 and 15, 2012: Mohamed Merah, 23, shoots three soldiers dead in Toulouse and Montauban before killing three students and a teacher at a Jewish school in Toulouse.