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  • Abu Al-Khaseeb District, Basra Governorate, Iraq
    Thursday Jul 01, 1954

    Birth

    Abu Al-Khaseeb District, Basra Governorate, Iraq
    Thursday Jul 01, 1954

    Jamal Jaafar al-Ibrahimi was born on 1 July 1954 in Abu Al-Khaseeb District, Basra Governorate, Iraq, to an Iraqi father and an Iranian mother.




  • Iraq
    1977

    Graduation and joined the Dawa Party

    Iraq
    1977

    He finished his studies in engineering in 1977 and in the same year joined the Shia-based Dawa Party, which opposed the Ba'athist government.




  • Ahvaz, Iran
    1979

    to Ahvaz

    Ahvaz, Iran
    1979

    After the activity of the Dawa Party was banned by Saddam Hussein, Jamal fled, in 1979, across the border to Ahvaz in Iran, where the Iranians had set up a camp to train Iraqi dissidents, with the aim of undermining Saddam.




  • Kuwait
    1983

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard

    Kuwait
    1983

    He began working with Iran's Revolutionary Guard in Kuwait in 1983, organizing attacks on embassies of countries that supported Saddam in the Iran–Iraq War.




  • Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Monday Dec 12, 1983

    December 1983 bomb attacks on U.S. and French embassies

    Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Monday Dec 12, 1983

    Hours after the December 1983 bomb attacks on U.S. and French embassies in Kuwait, he fled to Iran.




  • Iraq
    2003

    Back to Iraq

    Iraq
    2003

    He returned to Iraq following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and went on to serve as a security adviser to the first Iraqi prime minister after the invasion, Ibrahim al-Jaafari.




  • Babil Governorate, Iraq
    2005

    Elected to Iraqi Perliament

    Babil Governorate, Iraq
    2005

    In 2005 he was elected to the Iraqi Parliament as a Dawa Party representative for the Babil Governorate.


  • Iraq
    Dec, 2011

    Withdrawal of US troops

    Iraq
    Dec, 2011

    He returned to Iraq following the withdrawal of US troops (December 2011) to head the Kata'ib Hezbollah militia; he then became deputy chief of the Popular Mobilization Forces.


  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Tuesday Dec 31, 2019

    U.S. embassy attacks in Baghdad

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Tuesday Dec 31, 2019

    On 31 December 2019, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named al-Muhandis, along with Qais Khazali, Hadi al-Amiri, and Falih Alfayyadh, as responsible for the attack on the United States embassy in Baghdad.


  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Friday Jan 03, 2020
    01:00:00 AM

    Death

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Friday Jan 03, 2020

    Abu Mahdi was killed on 3 January 2020 around 1:00 a.m. local time (22:00 UTC 2 January), by missiles shot from American drones which targeted Qasem Soleimani and his convoy near Baghdad International Airport.


  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Saturday Jan 04, 2020

    Funeral

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Saturday Jan 04, 2020

    On 4 January, a funeral procession for Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and Soleimani was held in Baghdad with thousands of mourners in attendance, waving Iraqi and militia flags and chanting "death to America, death to Israel". The procession started at the Al-Kadhimiya Mosque in Baghdad. Iraq's prime minister, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, and leaders of Iran-backed militias attended the funeral procession.


  • Najaf, Iraq
    Wednesday Jan 08, 2020

    Buried

    Najaf, Iraq
    Wednesday Jan 08, 2020

    On January 8, Al-Muhandis was buried in Iraq's Najaf where hundreds of mourners gathered to pay their final respects. Funeral processions were also held in several Iraqi cities prior to Najaf, including Baghdad and Karbala.


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