Jameh Jameh

Jameh Jameh
Born 1954
Jableh, Syria[1]
Died 17 October 2013 (aged 5859)[1]
Deir ez-Zor, Syria[1]
Allegiance  Syria
Service/branch Syrian Armed Forces
Rank Major General[1]
Commands held Head of military intelligence in Deir ez-Zor Governorate[1]

Syrian civil war

Jameh Jameh (1954 – 17 October 2013) was a Syrian Armed Forces major general who held the position of head of military intelligence in Deir ez-Zor Governorate. He was killed by rebels on 17 October 2013, during the Syrian Civil War.[1] He was likely shot by a rebel sniper in the Reshdiya neighbourhood of Deir ez-Zour city.[2]


Jameh was one Syria's senior security officers in Lebanon in the period 1976-2005. He has been accused to have a role in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005. In 2006, he was blacklisted by the US Treasury Department for his role in supporting "terrorist groups" and over the presence in Lebanon.[1]


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