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Palestine Liberation Front-Abu Abbas Faction

Definition/Scope: Broke away from the PFLP-GC in mid-1970s. Later split again into pro-PLO, pro-Syrian, and pro-Libyan factions. Pro-PLO faction led by Muhammad Abbas (Abu Abbas), who became member of PLO Executive Committee in 1984 but left it in 1991.

Used For:

Palestine Liberation Front
PLF-Abu Abbas

Broader Terms:

foreign terrorist organization

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