Palestine Liberation Front


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Synonyms for Palestine Liberation Front

a terrorist group formed in 1977 as the result of a split with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

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First, Japan has now frozen the assets of 13 specified terrorist entities, including the Abu Nidal Organisation, the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF), and the Al-Aqsa Martyr's Brigade.
the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF), a small group, led by Abu Abbas, that is still participating in the PLO.
The NFLP was joined soon after the 1967 war by the Palestine Liberation Front and the Heroes of Return to form the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
Unfortunately, in rushing to free Palestine Liberation Front leader Mohammed Abbas without waiting to consider evidence that purportedly showed he directed the hijacking, the Italian and Yugoslav governments undermined some of the good that was accomplished.
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine -- General Command - Also based in Lebanon, this group makes up the second largest under the Palestine Liberation Front (PLO) umbrella and has an ideological mix of Palestinian nationalism, secularism, and Marxism-Leninism.
It is based on the Palestine Liberation Front hijacking of an Italian cruise liner, the Achille Lauro, with more than 400 passengers on board in the Mediterranean Sea in October 1985.
Israel has consistently denied murdering Palestine Liberation Front leader Arafat amid reports leaders had discussed getting rid of him weeks before his death in November 2004 aged 75.
The sit-in was called by the Palestine Liberation Front to mark the ninth anniversary of the killing of its Secretary-General Mohammad Abbas, better known as Abu Abbas.
The Palestine Liberation Front said, "Netanyahu's speech fuels conflict," while the Israeli daily Ha'aretz wrote yesterday that that the Israeli Prime Minister's speech "returned the Middle East to days of George W.
Earlier in the day, Egypt's official MENA news agency quoted Wasel Abu Yusuf, the secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF), as saying that the higher reconciliation committee agreed that the unity government would be transitional in nature.
Samir Kuntar, now forty-eight years old, participated in daring military operation of the Palestine Liberation front, whose purpose was, according to reports, to capture Israelis to exchange them with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.
A controversial part of the agreement is the release of Samir Kantar, a Lebanese prisoner and member of the Palestine Liberation Front who is serving a 542-year sentence for killing two men and a four-year-old girl in a 1979 attack in northern Israel.
The Palestine Liberation Front (PLF), headed by Abbas, is officially designated by the US government as a terrorist organisation.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas resigned from his position as executive committee leade r over the weekend, marking the end of an era for the Palestine Liberation Front (PLO).
They were sent by the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine Secretary General Naef Hawatmeh and by the Palestine Liberation Front Secretary General Wassel Bou Youssef.
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