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PLO

abbr.
Palestine Liberation Organization

PLO

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Palestine Liberation Organization

PLO

Palestine Liberation Organization.

PLO


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Palestine Liberation Organization, founded 1964 in Jordan and dominated by Syria. Led by Yasser Arafat, it has mounted attacks on Israeli-occupied territory and has been involved in international terrorism.
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Noun1.PLO - a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority
al-Asifa, al-Fatah, Fatah - a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups; "al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
Palestine - a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
Translations

PLO

N ABBR =Palestine Liberation OrganizationOLP f

PLO

[ˌpiːɛlˈəʊ] n abbr (=Palestine Liberation Organization) → OLP f(= Organisation de libération de la Palestine)

PLO

[ˌpiːɛlˈəʊ] n abbr =Palestine Liberation OrganizationOLP f
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They said the committee didn't set a new date, but had decided that the PLO parliament, or Palestinian National Council, should meet before the end of the year.
President Abbas insisted on his decision in spite of the request of the central committee members to withdraw his decision," said Maqbool, adding that "there are attempts to convince him to run for the PLO chairman post.
Al-Zanoun added that if Israel bars PNC members living in Gaza or exile (abroad) from attending the session, scheduled to take place in the West Bank city of Ramallah, something which is viewed as force majeure in accordance with article 14 of the PNC statute, a mini-meeting would be held in order to elect new PLO Executive Committee members.
He hinted that the PLO leadership received calls from regional powers which exerted pressure on the organization to backtrack from earlier stances while Hamas movement announced itself out of any military operation that targets the Camp.
He added that families inside and outside the camp call for implementing the agreement as soon as possible to end the suffering they had lived since the coming of gunmen, affirming that PLO and the Syrian government have credibility and will to end the dilemma of the camp[euro]o's families from Syrians and Palestinian refugees.
The PLO team is not interested in reactivating the PLC, in which pro-Hamas candidates won the majority of seats.
This dispute mechanism was also invoked in 1988 after the US Anti-Terrorism Act of 1987 declared the PLO a terrorist group and outlawed it from operating in the United States.
The PLO is considering a mechanism to go the Security Council and the UN against these new Israeli decisions, especially as there are international resolutions that consider settlements illegal," senior PLO member Wassel Abu Youssef said, AFP reported.
The Amal delegation informed the PLO that Speaker Nabih Berri appreciated that the factions had adopted the policy and remained "committed to stability and civil peace in the country.
Hammoude served as acting chairman of the PLO Executive Committee until the election of Yasser Arafat, head of Fatah, as chairman on February 1, 1969 after it became an umbrella organization for the Palestinian resistance groups.
From our side, the priority is to end the conflict, the priority is to end the split, not only to bring Hamas into the PLO," another Fatah official, Mohammad Shtayyeh, said earlier this month.
Since that date and despite much saber-rattling by the US and Israel against Arafat's 'terrorism' and such, the PLO under Arafat's Fatah leadership underwent a decade-long scrutiny process, where the US placed austere demands in exchange for a US 'engagement' of the Palestinian leadership.