The Black September Organization was a Palestinian terrorist group that perpetrated the raid on the Israeli quarters in the athlete's village at the Munich Olympics in 1972. Its leader was Ali Hassan Salameh. Black September joined support from the terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
The Black September Organization committed several terrorist attacks on politicians and civilians:
- 1971: Assassination of Jordan’s Prime Minister Wasfi al-Tel
- 1972: Acts of sabotage in Netherlands and West Germany; Hijacking of a Belgian airplane flying to Israel; Sending of letter bombs to Israeli embassies
1972: Munich massacre.
- 1973: Attack on an embassy of Saudi Arabia; Murdering of passengers waiting for a flight to New York City in Athens