PLO

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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
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Usage

In literature:

He became a "scientific adviser" to the PLO.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume III (of 4)" by George Grote
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In news:

Although Bernard Avishai writes that my book "is worth reading," he seems anxious to persuade your readers that The Palestinians is a celebration of PLO terrorism.
Once upon a time, the keffiyeh (spelled many ways but worn only one) was headdress for PLO leader Yasser Arafat and symbol of Palestinian nationalism.
Interview details PLO co-founder's killing.
Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has not offered his resignation, but has presented instead a plan to the PLO leadership to form a more inclusive factional.
Ambassador of the PLO in San Francisco.
PLO , corporations can't be sued under torture law.
The PLO representative to Washington called for a new approach to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying the two sides are far from resolution.
Obama letter to Palestinian leader included warning, PLO says.
Why the PLO extended Abbas's term.
Some say the PLO 's move Wednesday to allow Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to stay in office beyond January was aimed at salvaging the PLO 's legitimacy.
Mahmoud Abbas elected PLO leader.
One of these amendments — which would have shuttered the PLO mission in DC — was dropped from the defense authorization bill that passed the Senate earlier this week.
Former PLO leader Yasser Arafat 's body is exhumed.
This photo shows Yasser Arafat , PLO leader shown smiling, taken in Beirut, Lebanon, in an August 1981 file photo.
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Maen Rashid Areikat is chief of the PLO delegation in Washington, DC That means he is the de facto ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in the United States.
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In science:

The solid line in the bottom plo t is the RMT prediction for the GOE, all other lines are fits.
Random Matrices
We obtained noncoronagraphic pupil images with the apodizer in the beam with the 3 filters and radial azimu thally averaged profiles were plo tted against radius (Figure 6).
Prototyping coronagraphs for exoplanet characterization with SPHERE
In fig. 2.28 we compare Poincar ´e surfaces of section and Recurrence Plo ts of these trajectories.
Transition from regular to chaotic motion in black hole magnetospheres
The Earth (average mantle), Mars and the Moon plo t almost on top of each other at this scale.
Meteorites and the physico-chemical conditions in the early solar nebula
FIGURE 2 . A plo t of the expected behaviors for transverse momen tum broadening due to geometrical effects in a simp le classical model.
Studies of Parton Propagation and Hadron Formation in the Space-Time Domain
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