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Noun1.PFLP-GC - a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that conducted several attacks in western Europe
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
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Officials from the PFLP-GC told international media that the three Israeli airstrikes caused only material damage and there were no casualties, adding that anti-aircraft fire was launched from the position.
"Why have the US authorities not queried the true identity of [name withheld] alias Abu Elias, a senior figure in the PFLP-GC at the time of the bombing and nephew of Ahmed Jibril, former head of that terrorist organisation?"
PFLP-GC has been historically close to the Syrian regime and its forces are fighting against the rebels in the conflict.
Light arms were recently distributed to Palestinian teens from Fatah to man checkpoints and run security in certain streets of Yarmouk, alongside militants from the PFLP-GC.
Abu Imad Ramez Mustafa, the PFLP-GC's spokesperson in Lebanon, confirmed that the Israeli drone targeted the group's base in the Zahle district of the border town of Qousaya, press tv reported.
Elsewhere, 10 members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC), a movement in favor of Bashar al-Assad, died a clash with rebels near the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.
On the other hand, Ramez Mustafa, the chief of the Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestinian-General Command (PFLP-GC) said that Abbas' speech last week "did not match the aspirations of Palestinians, although it was able to confront Israel before the international community." He said "there were flaws" in the president's speech "especially that Abbas clung to negotiations (with Israelis) in order to reach a compromise; although Israel was the side which thwarted the talks."
However, The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) which has military bases in Bekaa, denied involvement in the abduction of the seven cyclists.
The statement was signed by Hamas, whose political leadership lives in exile in Syria, as well 10 other groups including Islamic Jihad and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC).
The PFLP-GC was based in Syria, and Syria and Iran were allies, so maybe....
It was alleged the Iranians hired the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC), headed by Ahmed Jibril, a former Syrian Army officer, to bomb a US airliner in revenge.
The PFLP-GC was allegedly offered $10m for the operation.