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  Palestine Liberation Organization - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (Arabic Munazzamat al-Tahrir Filastiniyyah منظمة تحريرفلسطينية) is a political and paramilitary organization of Palestinian Arabs dedicated to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state to consistof the area between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, with an intent to destroy Israel.
Meanwhile, Palestinian terrorist AbuNidal, a sworn enemy of the PLO since 1974, assassinated the PLO's diplomatic envoy to the European Economic Community, which inthe Venice Declaration of 1980 had called for the Palestinian right of self-determination to be recognized by Israel.
In contrast, Palestinian supporters and some international jurists would consider attacks on the Israeli military legitimatearmed resistance to Israeli occupation, in accordance with international law and Protocol 1 to the Geneva Convention (whichapplies in "armed conflicts against alien occupation" and gives lawful combatant status to non-uniformed guerrillas who display their arms openly during militaryoperations).
www.world-knowledge-encyclopedia.com /?t=PLO   (2982 words)

According to covenant theology, the covenant of grace, established in history, is founded on still another covenant, the covenant of redemption, which is defined as the eternal pact between God the Father and God the Son concerning the salvation of mankind.
Covenants often took the form of military treaties and were used to specify the terms of peace between a victor and a defeated foe.
26:42], of the covenant of the priesthood (Num.
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 ADL Backgrounder - The Palestinian Commitment to Revise the Palestinian Covenant
Thus the conflicts among the Palestinian national forces are secondary, and should be ended for the sake of the basic conflict that exists between the forces of Zionism and of imperialism on the one hand, and the Palestinian Arab people on the other.
On this basis the Palestinian masses, regardless of whether they are residing in the national homeland or in diaspora (mahajir) constitute - both their organizations and the individuals - one national front working for the retrieval of Palestine and its liberation through armed struggle.
Accordingly the Palestinian people, desirous as they are of the friendship of all people, look to freedom-loving, and peace-loving states for support in order to restore their legitimate rights in Palestine, to re-establish peace and security in the country, and to enable its people to exercise national sovereignty and freedom.
www.adl.org /backgrounders/revision_of_plo_covenant.asp   (2338 words)

The cancellation of the "National Palestinian Covenant" and the assignation of the national committee's law commission to reconstitute the covenant so that it conforms with the Oslo Agreements and the letters exchanged between Arafat and Rabin on 9 and 10 September 1993 enforce a one sided Palestinian recognition of Israel's right to exist.
The main pretext in denying the Palestinian People their civil and social rights is the reality of resettlement which leads to exercising these rights, hereby complete or partial ratification precedes the results of the negotiations with Israel, further more, it propels it to adhere to resettlement plans.
The Palestinians example in Syria asserts that guarateeing civil and social rights maintains the national identity, protects it from the dangers of resettlement and cuts the road in front of the trend for discarding this identity, to avoid melting into the existing surroundings.
www.arts.mcgill.ca /MEPP/PRRN/papers/rabah.html   (8379 words)

The Palestinian Council and the Ra'ees of the Executive Authority of the Council constitute the Palestinian Interim Self-Government Authority, which will be elected by the Palestinian people of the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip for the transitional period agreed in Article I of the DOP.
The Palestinian Council's executive decisions and acts shall be consistent with the provisions of this Agreement.
Palestinians from abroad whose entry into the West Bank and the Gaza Strip is approved pursuant to this Agreement, and to whom the provisions of this Article are applicable, will not be prosecuted for offenses committed prior to September 13, 1993.
www.ariga.com /treaties/interim.shtml   (5314 words)

 Palestine Liberation Organization : PLO
At the Palestinian National Congress[?] in Cairo on February 3, 1969 Arafat was appointed PLO leader.
The Palestinians recognized Israel's right to exist within pre-1967 borders, (constituting less than 20% of the former British mandate of Palestine) with the understanding that they would be allowed to set up their own state led by Yassir Arafat in the West Bank and Gaza.
The vast majority of the Israeli public has recognized the right of the Palestinians for a state of their own; however some leaders from the right (including the former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu) doubt whether a peaceful, coherent state can be founded by the PLO and call for significant re-organization, before any talk about independence.
www.wordlookup.net /pl/plo.html   (1654 words)

 The Avalon Project : The Palestinian National Charter
The Palestinian Arab people possess the legal right to their homeland and have the right to determine their destiny after achieving the liberation of their country in accordance with their wishes and entirely of their own accord and will.
The Palestinian identity is a genuine, essential, and inherent characteristic; it is transmitted from parents to children.
The Arab Palestinian people, expressing themselves by the armed Palestinian revolution, reject all solutions which are substitutes for the total liberation of Palestine and reject all proposals aiming at the liquidation of the Palestinian problem, or its internationalization.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/mideast/plocov.htm   (1606 words)

 Focus On Jerusalem, Library
A later covenant, the Mosaic Land Covenant -- or Canaan Covenant -- of Deuteronomy 28-30 defines the conditions for possession and enjoyment of the land.
The Abrahamic and Land Covenants make it clear that the Jewish people have both the right to the land of Israel and the right to be back in it today.
The PLO was formed during that time, not for the purpose of creating a Palestinian State, but rather for the purpose of exterminating the Jewish state.
focusonjerusalem.com /landofisrael.html   (2580 words)

 Palestine Center - The Amendment of the Palestinian Covenant
The Palestinian National Council, at its 21st session held in the city of Gaza,
The Palestinian National Charter is hereby amended by canceling the articles that are contrary to the letters exchanged between the P.L.O. and the Government of Israel 9-10 September 1993.
Assigns its legal committee with the task of redrafting the Palestinian National Charter in order to present it to the first session of the Palestinian central council.
www.palestinecenter.org /cpap/documents/amendment.html   (321 words)

 The Abrahamic Covenant
The covenants in the Bible are very important to a Bible student interpreting the Word of God, and especially in the field of eschatology.
Covenant means – basically a contract between God and man, man and man, or nation and nation.
The Abrahamic Covenant is central to all Scripture
www.coachlight.net /bible/abrahamiccovenant.html   (583 words)

 The Palestinian Covenant and its Implications
The covenant was formulated for the first time in ’64 in Jerusalem, at the time of the establishing of the “Palestinian Liberation Organization”, presided by Ahmed Shukieri.
The Palestinian Arab people assert their absolute determination and firm resolution to continue their armed struggle and to work for the liberation of their country and their return to it.
Obviously, the consistent evasion of the Palestinian Authority to change or erase the charter shows their persistence in continuing their war against Israel, in cooperation with the Arab states, until the complete annihilation of the Zionist State.
www.gamla.org.il /english/article/1998/july/l1.htm   (871 words)

 covenant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Palestinian National Covenant The Palestinian National Covenant (or Charter) (in Arabic: al-Mithaq al-Watani al-Filastini) is...
Covenant Covenant, in its most general sense, is a word for a solemn contract or similar undertaking.
Ark of the Covenant (Larger) The Ark of the Covenant is described in the Hebrew Bible as a...
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Abrahamic covenant, Genesis 12:1-3; confirmed, 13:14-17; 15:1-7; 17:1-8 The covenant of promise.
It was a conditional covenant of works, a ministry of 'condemnation' and 'death' (2 Cor 3:7-9), designed to lead the transgressor (convicted thereby as a sinner) to the Messiah.
The land aspect of the Covenant is often refered as the Palestinian Covenant.
www.yeshuatyisrael.com /covenant.htm   (1027 words)

 Palestine-Related Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
They must, especially in the present stage of armed Palestinian revolution, grant and offer the people of Palestine all possible help and every material and human support, and afford it every sure means and opportunity enabling it to continue to assume its vanguads role in pursuing its armed revolution until the liberation of its homeland.
Article 26: The Palestine Liberation Organization, which represents the forces of the Palestinian revolution, is responsible for the movement of the Palestinain Arab peole in its struggle to restore its homeland, liberate it, return to it and exercise the right of self-determination in it.
Article 32: To this covenant is attached a law known as the fundamental law of the Palestine Liberation Organization, in which is determined the manner of the organization's formation, its committees, institutions, the special function of every one of them and all the requisite duties associated with them in accordance with this covenant.
www.palestine-net.com /politics/pnc.html   (1616 words)

 Dictionary of Palestinian Political Terms:
Proposed Israel's annexation of 4-5% of the West Bank and transfer of Israeli territory to the Palestinian state; for Jerusalem : to be the capital of Israel, while nearby Abu-Dis would become the capital of the Palestinian "state"; and on refugees: to form an International Commission for the final settlement of all aspects of issue.
Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Elected on 20 Jan. 1996 in accordance with the Oslo I and II Accords.
Palestinian National Front (PNF) Formed in Jan. 1973 by the PNC to act as an organizational framework and autonomous PLO affiliate to coordinate activities of nationalist resistance forces in the OPT.
www.passia.org /diary/Palestinian-Dictionary-Terms.htm   (6966 words)

 Divine Covenants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Study all of the verses pertaining to the New Covenant: Jer 31:31-34, Isa 59:21, Isa 61:8-9, Jer 32:40, Ezek 34:25-31, Ezek 37:26-28, and Zech 13:7-9.
"…not like the covenant which I made with their fathers in the day I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, although I was a husband to them,… (Jer 31:32)" The New Covenant is different and apart from the Mosaic Covenant.
In the case of the Edenic and Adamic Covenants, God does not state that He is making a covenant but characteristics of a covenant are present: God commands man to do certain things and God will do certain things.
helpmewithbiblestudy.org /20s/g_covenant.htm   (1123 words)

 Solving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An Internationalist Perspective
The voiding of the covenant signified an adjustment of aims: the goal, from now on, would be to establish a state in the West Bank and Gaza, a mere fifth of Mandatory Palestine.
When the Palestinian leadership decided to abandon the progressive principles it had adopted in the late sixties, joining the American camp instead, a number of explanations were offered, the gist of which was as follows: The US rules the world today.
In this light, the Palestinian leaders no longer presented the conflict with Israel as a life-and-death struggle against the theft of land and resources, but rather as a psychological problem: changing the image one has of the other, building trust and cooperation, creating a culture of peace and friendship.
www.hanitzotz.com /challenge/65/talk.html   (2753 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip ...
The organization, structure and functioning of the Council shall be in accordance with this Agreement and the Basic Law for the Palestinian Interim Self-Government Authority, which Law shall be adopted by the Council.
The Palestinian Council shall be composed of 82 representatives and the Ra'ees of the Executive Authority, who will be directly and simultaneously elected by the Palestinian people of the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
11.Prisoners who, pursuant to the Gaza-Jericho Agreement, were turned over to the Palestinian Authority on the condition that they remain in the Jericho Area for the remainder of their sentence, will be free to return to their homes in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip upon the completion of the first phase of redeployment.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/MHII-62DAP5?OpenDocument   (5385 words)

The covenant basically says that as long as the nation of Israel is obedient to God, the nation will be blessed (Deuteronomy 28:1-14).
But the Palestinian Covenant only promises restoration once God changes the citizens' hearts so they can be obedient (Deuteronomy 30:2, 6, 17).
While believers during the church age are given greater abilities to lead the godly life because of Christ's cross work and the ministry of the Holy Spirit, they lead a frustrated life because of the friction between their old and new men.
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 Israel Hasbara Committee
No - not one known Palestinian spoke of a state in these territories.
False- The PLO along with other Arab states started its fight with Israel prior to 1967 when Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip were under Arab Control.
The aims of both groups are identical with regard to the destruction of the State of Israel.
www.infoisrael.net /cgi-local/text.pl?source=9/know/A69   (84 words)

 Wye and the Palestinian Covenant
Media reports on implementation of the Wye River Memorandum have incorrectly characterized as a "new demand" Israel's position that the Palestinian Covenant must be revised by a full meeting of the Palestinian National Council.
Netanyahu is back to insisting that the full Palestinian National Council must muster a majority — two-thirds majority vote to revoke clauses in the Palestinian Charter which the Israelis consider hostile to them.
While the PNC did meet on April 24, 1996, rather than voting on specific changes to the Covenant (as required by the Covenant itself), it merely approved a resolution referring the matter to a legal committee which was to suggest a draft of a revised covenant.
world.std.com /~camera/docs/backg/wye.html   (672 words)

 Palestinian Covenant, Priestly Covenant, Davidic Covenant, Solomon covenant, New Covenant
Because of this covenant, the right of the Jews to live in the land is conditional upon their behavior.
He and his descendants will have a covenant of a lasting priesthood, because he was zealous for the honor of his God and made atonement for the Israelites." (Num.25:7-10).
They were not permitted to wield the scepter and lost all their rights to an earthly throne.
biblia.com /jesusbible/2samuel2c.htm   (1676 words)

 Palestinian Quote Sheet #49
Fatuh said the return to armed struggle should take place if a Palestinian state is not established by 5 May 1999, when the Israel-PLO accords expire.
"...The [Palestinian] National Council did not vote to annul the [Palestinian] Covenant, but rather announced its readiness to change the Covenant under certain terms.
The Israel-PLO Accords of 1993 required the Palestinian National Council to amend the Covenant, which calls for Israel's destruction, with no further conditions attached.
www.iris.org.il /quotes/quote49.htm   (554 words)

 Algiers Declaration of a Palestinian State, 1988
On November 15, 1988, a Palestinian state was proclaimed by Yasser Arafat at a meeting of the Palestine National Council in Algiers.
But by citing this UN decision, the Palestinian leadership was on shaky ground, as it contradicted their own Palestinian Covenant and their own oft-repeated statements that 181 is "null and void".
This is extraordinatry given that the self-proclaimed Palestinian "state" lacks the fundamental qualifications of a state under established international law.
www.palestinefacts.org /pf_1967to1991_algiers_declr.php   (454 words)

 PLO Covenant Fraud
Yasser Arafat sent a letter today to Prime Minister Peres announcing the changes in the Palestinian covenant.
Today he said that anything that contradicts the mutual recognition expressed in that exchange of letters, is now null and void.
I think that if he was able to accept the "changing" of the Palestinian charter as "the most important event in the last 100 years," then he should not be the one to conduct the negotiations.
www.professors.org.il /docs/fraud3.htm   (680 words)

 Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip
The Palestinian Council shall be composed of 82 representatives and the
Palestinian towns and villages in Area B on roads that are used only by
Palestinian courts or tribunals in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and are not
www.monde-diplomatique.fr /cahier/proche-orient/oslo2-en   (6639 words)

 Ankerberg Theological Research Institute - The John Ankerberg Show
It called for 18,000 policemen, Palestinian policemen, to police their people–not to be a military operation.
And many of those Palestinian policemen were the ones, members of Fateh, members of the al-Aqsa Brigade, these terrorist groups who perpetrated the violence and the suicide bombing and all of that on the Jewish people.
And as I speak, and as Henry Kissinger gives us evidence, that Palestinian Covenant has not been changed because their intentions are still the same: they want to wipe out the Jewish presence in the Middle East.
www.ankerberg.org /Articles/social-issues/SI0904W1.htm   (4626 words)

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