PFLP


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Noun1.PFLP - a terrorist group of limited popularity formed in 1967 after the Six-Day War; combined Marxist-Leninist ideology with Palestinian nationalism; used terrorism to gain attention for their cause; hoped to eliminate the state of Israel
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
Palestine - a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
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PFLP

N ABBR =Popular Front for the Liberation of PalestineFPLP m
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The PFLP was founded in the 1960s by George Habash, a Christian Palestinian, with the aim of liberating Palestine, and from "reactionary imperialism." The first PFLP hijacking was on July 18, 1968, taking a Rome-bound El Al plane to Algeria, where the passengers were held hostage for a month until Israel negotiated their release.
[Quotation]"The PFLP's strategy emphasizes that we are not starting from scratch.
A state of high tension still prevails in prison, according to the PFLP.
The PFLP, the leftist PLO faction that claimed partial responsibility for the attack, released a statement Sunday, denouncing Netanyahu as a war criminal for the crackdown.
The value of the PFLP s common interest must be at least 10% of the total value of the partnership (see Sec.
The PFLP is a resistance movement in Palestine that was created after Israel's occupation of West Bank in 1967.
"Despite loan condonation programs that we have offered in the past, there are still quite a number of SSS members who have let their unpaid SILP and PFLP loans balloon into staggering amounts due to penalties and interest," Ciriaco said.
PFLP's official, Abu Imad Ramez Mustafa, confirmed the Israeli raid on the sites of the front, adding that "the raid targeted the valley and did not target the sites of PFLP." "Israel has always sought strife and aimed to incite strife between the Palestinians and the State Lebanese," he said, adding that the General Command's choice would be the resistance in the face of the Israeli occupation, stressing that his front would always stand by the Lebanese state.
Saadat, the General Secretary of the PFLP, has been serving a 30-year sentence in an Israeli jail since 2008 for his part in the assassination of Israeli politician Rehavam Ze'evi as well as other attacks, YNet News (http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4324518,00.html) said .
Two of the key suspects, living in the West Bank city of Ramallah, are accused of planning to kidnap an Israeli soldier to use as a bargaining chip in a prisoner swap for PFLP head, Ahmed Sdat.
Sources told the Palestinian news agency, WAFA that Israeli soldiers arrested 10 members of the Popular Front of the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) from Jenin, north of the West Bank, after searching their houses.