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Palestinian Liberation Organization

Curse of the Achille Lauro, a Great Book in the Worst of Times

Sami Moubayed | Posted 09.11.2015 | Books
Sami Moubayed

At this time of year exactly thirty years ago, a Palestinian militant named Abu al-Abbas sat behind his office desk in Tunis, laying the final touches on an operation scheduled for October 1985.

Fatah and Hamas Reconciliation: Rushing to Judgment

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 07.01.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Characterizing the Fatah-Hamas unity, or rather reconciliation, agreement as helpful or harmful to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is premature at best.

Mandela and Arafat

James Zogby | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
James Zogby

In late February of 1990, just two weeks after being released from prison, Nelson Mandela met with Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasir Arafat. Afterwards Mandela spoke publicly of his affinity with the Palestinian people and his support for their struggle.

Israel: We Killed Arafat Deputy

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.01.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel acknowledged Thursday it killed Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's deputy in a 1988 raid in Tunisia, lifting a nearly 25-year...

Hamas Agrees To Join PLO

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

CAIRO — The rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas took an important step toward reconciliation on Thursday, announcing plans for the Islami...

Joshua Hersh

Report Of Palestinian State Free of Jews Was Misinterpretation, Official Says | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.14.2011 | World

A firestorm over remarks by a senior Palestinian diplomat about the future Palestinian state was the result of misquoting and misinterpretation, the d...

Why Do U.S. Officials Boycott Bethlehem's Mayor?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Why does the US boycott one of its own citizens who happens to be the Christian mayor of Bethlehem? This has been the case regarding Victor Batarse.

$900 Million for What?

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

It's well worth our while as Americans to pay more attention to what the so-called Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) is doing. That's because we American taxpayers are footing the bill for much of it.

Thinking out of the Box about Hamas

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carlo Strenger

Israel's history is replete with creative, daring thinking in the military domain. Unfortunately its policies are characterized by a great lack of str...

Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Threatened By Fatah Divisions

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Mel Frykberg | Inter Press Service BETHLEHEM, Aug 5 (IPS) - Fatah, the largest faction of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), is fighti...