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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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22 meeting in Cairo of the Palestinian Leadership Council, formed in 2005, has drawn out a new political map for the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) by accepting the militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad as members.
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This new authority will then be turned into a representative entity, then an alternative to the PLO. All this despite the clarifications and interpretations related to the necessary dialogue and the PLO reform and rectification of its administrative and political performance - particularly after the Gaza catastrophe and the new international and Arab enthusiasm to rebuild the Strip and re-launch the settlement process.
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1964: The PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) was formed.