Palestinian National and Islamic Forces

Palestinian National and Islamic Forces

The Palestinian National and Islamic Forces is a coalition formed shortly after the outbreak of the second Intifada with the authorization of Yasser Arafat and led by Marwan Barghouti. The coalition coordinates the agenda of its members and helps plan and execute joint attacks against Israel. According to the Anti-Defamation League, the group enjoyed significant influence during the second intifada, but since the election of Mahmoud Abbas in 2005 it has been less active. [ [ International Terrorist Symbols Database. Palestinian National and Islamic Forces] (ADL)]

The coalition includes both PLO and non-PLO factions, some organizations are listed as terrorist in the West. [ "Country reports on terrorism"] , U.S. State Dept., April 27, 2005]

The group's committee includes representatives of the following organizations [ [ Statement issued by the National and Islamic Forces] February 10, 2001] :
*Palestinian National Liberation Movement (Fatah);
*Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP);
*Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas);
*Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP);
*Palestinian People's Party (PPP);
*Palestinian Democratic Union (FIDA);
*Palestinian Popular Struggle Front;
*Palestinian Liberation Front;
*Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement;
*Arab Liberation Front;
*Palestinian Arab Front;
*Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command;
*Islamic National Salvation Party;
*Popular Liberation War Pioneers (As-Sa'iqa)


ee also

*Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Palestinian National Authority — For the Hamas led administration in the Gaza Strip, see Governance of the Gaza Strip. For the Palestine Liberation Organization s declared state, see State of Palestine. Palestinian National Authority السلطة الفلسطينية As Sulṭa Al Filasṭīniyya …   Wikipedia

  • Human rights in the Palestinian National Authority — This article outlines the human rights record of the Palestinian Authority leadership in the West Bank and Gaza. It also outlines some Human Rights conditions experienced in the Palestinian Territories, apart from those associated with Israeli… …   Wikipedia

  • Palestinian Arab Front — Policies. [ [http://www.mic PAF 2005 Al Nakba statement] ] Its longterm goals includes Arab unity, political integration of the Arab nation of all current Arab states. It promotes strengthening of the Arab League… …   Wikipedia

  • Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (1991) — The Palestinian Popular Struggle Front is a Palestinian political faction led by Khalid ‘Abd al Majid. The group emerged in 1991, as a split from the original Palestinian Popular Struggle Front. ‘Abd al Majid had revolted against the decision of… …   Wikipedia

  • PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY — (PA, the Palestinian designation being Palestinian National Authority), semi official, self governing Palestinian body established in May 1994 in accordance with the Israel PLO Declaration of Principles (DOP) signed on September 13, 1993 on… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Palestinian political violence — or Palestinian terrorism refers to acts of violence committed for political reasons by Palestinians. Palestinian groups that support and carry out politically motivated violent acts have included Hamas, the Palestinian Liberation Organization… …   Wikipedia

  • Palestinian fedayeen — (from the Arabic fidā ī , plural fidā iyūn , فدائيون) refers to militants or guerrillas of a nationalist orientation from among the Palestinian people. Most Palestinians consider the fedayeen to be freedom fighters ,cite book|title= The Design of …   Wikipedia

  • Palestinian nationalism — is a nationalist ideology which calls for the creation of a Palestinian state in all or part of the former British Mandate of Palestine. Early history The growing weakness of the Ottoman Empire in the last years of the 19th century and the years… …   Wikipedia

  • Palestinian prisoners in Israel — mainly refers to Palestinians imprisoned in Israel following apprehension resulting from the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Most prisoners are held after conviction by the Israel Prison Service, which is under the jurisdiction of the Internal… …   Wikipedia

  • Palestinian Authority — ▪ Palestinian government formally  Palestinian National Authority , Arabic  al Sulṭah al Waṭanīyah al Filasṭīnīyah         governing body of the emerging Palestinian autonomous regions of the West Bank and Gaza Strip established in 1994 as part… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.