Tag Archives: PLO

PLO Considers Halting Security Coordination with Israel

Tuesday February 28, 2012 11:50 by Ghassan Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Yasser Abed Rabbo, Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), announced Tuesday that the Palestinian Authority is considering halting security coordination with Israel in response to the ongoing settlement activity in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Yasser Abed […]

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Diaspora, Palestine ‘to elect PLO parliament’

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 26 2012   JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Palestinian factions agreed on Saturday that the PLO parliament will be directly elected, and balance representatives from the Palestinian territories and the diaspora. The PLO reform committee, set up in the wake of the May 2011 reconciliation deal, met in the Egyptian capital to agree […]

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PLO Rejects UNRWA’s Reduction of Services Policy

WAFA FEBR 19 2012 GAZA, February 19, 2012 (WAFA) – Zakaria al-Agha, the head of PLO’s Department for Refugee Affairs, Sunday in a statement rejected UNRWA’s policy to cut services provided for Palestinian refugees to close the organization’s budget deficit. Al-Agha said UNRWA halted payment of complementary-support allowances to families below poverty line and halted […]

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PLO cabinet to meet Monday over failed talks

Maan News Agency Febr 19 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The PLO Executive Committee will meet on Monday to discuss failed talks with Israel, an official said Sunday. Saeb Erekat said the meeting will mull next steps after explanatory talks with an Israeli envoy last month ended without agreement for continuing negotiations. The PLO cabinet member […]

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PLO member parties urge halt to Israel talks

Related: All Attacks on Palestinians – Timeline – Category Maan News Agency | Jan 29, 2012   RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Parties with membership of the PLO are urging its leaders to halt talks with Israel until it freezes settlement building, the day before the leadership are set to decide its next steps. In a statement […]

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Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal ‘set to run for PLO role’

Having stepped down as Hamas party chairman after 16 years at the movement’s helm, Khaled Meshaal looks set to run for a senior position in the PLO in the forthcoming Palestinian elections. Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal Photo: AP By Phoebe Greenwood, Tel Aviv | Telegraph.co.uk | Jan 22, 2012 The Hamas leader, currently living in exile […]

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Hamas agrees to join PLO

Maan News Agency | Dec 22, 2011 CAIRO (Ma’an) — Hamas has agreed to join the Palestine Liberation Organization in a move intended to bolster Palestinian reconciliation, The Associated Press reported Thursday. The report comes as President Mahmoud Abbas met Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in Cairo to put “final touches” on an agreement to reconcile […]

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PLO: 2,900 New Settlement Units and 8,900 Stolen Dunums in November

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category – Pictures PNN – Palestine News Network –  07.12.11 – 10:35 PNN -The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Department of International Relations said in its monthly report on Thursday that in November, Israeli forces confiscated 8,912 dunums of land (a dunum is about a quarter of an […]

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Press Release: #Nov29 – International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures PNN – Palestine News Network 29.11.11 – 23:27 | PLO PLO Executive Committee member and Palestinian lawmaker, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, said, “for sixty-four years, the Palestinian people have been subjected to an apartheid-like regime and prevented from proclaiming their rights to person […]

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Fact sheet on the PLO’s bid for UNESCO & Celebrations on Vote – video

IMEU, Oct 31, 2011   As part of their statehood bid at the United Nations the Palestine Liberation Organization applied for Palestine to be admitted as a member state to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). On October 5, the Executive Board of UNESCO agreed to forward the request to the full body. […]

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PLO appeals to UNESCO to prevent demolition of Jerusalem’s Moroccan Gate Bridge

Ethnic Cleansing – Topic | Settlement Construction – Category Friday, 28 October 2011 11:45| MEMO The Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) has appealed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to provide international protection for places of religious and cultural heritage in Palestine. The appeal was made following Israeli approval for the demolition […]

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Abed-Rabbo: “No Talks Unless Israel Halts Settlement Activities”

Friday October 07, 2011 02:26 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), Yasser Abed-Rabbo, stated that the Palestinian leadership will not return to the negotiations table before Israel halts all of its settlement activities. Yasser Abed-Rabbo – File – alwatanvoice.com He also stated that […]

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PLO effectively rejects Quartet proposal to resume talks

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood Maan News Agency | Sept 28, 2011 RAMALLAH (Reuters) — The PLO on Thursday effectively rejected a proposal by the European Union, the United States and Russia to resume suspended peace negotiations with Israel next month without preconditions. The PLO executive committee, meeting in Ramallah, […]

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Human Rights Organisations Demand PLO and International Community Uphold Victims Rights

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video 29 September 2011 | Palestinian Center for Human Rights    During the 66th General Assembly, the world’s attention has been focused on issues surrounding recognition of Palestinian Statehood. However, as human rights organizations we believe that the true question is not only one of Statehood per se; rather […]

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Money for nothing and occupation for free: The 1994 Paris protocols on economic relations between Israel and the PLO

Simone Daud on September 28, 2011 | Mondoweiss I’m familiar with Stanley Fischer’s research before he became a central banker. I also know his books with Dornbusch and Blanchard very well. Fischer is a Rhodesian born economist who has been the governor of Israel’s central bank since 2005. Last year Fischer was declared Central Banker of […]

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