This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience. Read more.
State of Palestine: Abbas re-elected as PLO chief 03:14

State of Palestine: Abbas re-elected as PLO chief

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Ramallah
May 4, 2018 at 16:37 GMT -00:00 · Published

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was re-elected as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Executive Committee on Friday, after a four-day meeting by the Palestinian National Council (PNC) in Ramallah.Abbas said that the factions of the PLO unanimously elected the 15 members of the PLO Executive Committee. "I present you my list of this committee which has been formed with the agreement of the all factions including Fateh movement, the Democratic Front, The People's Party, the Palestinian Liberation Front, Arab Palestinian Front, People's Struggle Front, Fedaa Party, The Palestinian Arab Front, and the National Initiative Movement. These national figures all participated in forming this list, so that you know that we only take the hard decisions when we need to, and it happens with difficulty, after long and painful discussions," said Abbas.Abbas added that there are still three vacant seats in the PLO Executive Committee "because we do not want anyone to be excluded from the national unity and because we do not like exclusion."During his remarks, Abbas also announced that 17-year-old activist Ahed al-Tamimi will be named as an honorary member of the PNC

State of Palestine: Abbas re-elected as PLO chief 03:14
No Account? Sign up!
Description

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was re-elected as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Executive Committee on Friday, after a four-day meeting by the Palestinian National Council (PNC) in Ramallah.Abbas said that the factions of the PLO unanimously elected the 15 members of the PLO Executive Committee. "I present you my list of this committee which has been formed with the agreement of the all factions including Fateh movement, the Democratic Front, The People's Party, the Palestinian Liberation Front, Arab Palestinian Front, People's Struggle Front, Fedaa Party, The Palestinian Arab Front, and the National Initiative Movement. These national figures all participated in forming this list, so that you know that we only take the hard decisions when we need to, and it happens with difficulty, after long and painful discussions," said Abbas.Abbas added that there are still three vacant seats in the PLO Executive Committee "because we do not want anyone to be excluded from the national unity and because we do not like exclusion."During his remarks, Abbas also announced that 17-year-old activist Ahed al-Tamimi will be named as an honorary member of the PNC

Top downloads in last 24 hours
Pool for subscribers only
01:38
Russia: US treaty withdrawal forced Russia to begin work on hypersonic weapons - PutinRussia: US treaty withdrawal forced Russia to begin work on hypersonic weapons - Putin
September 19, 2020 at 12:43 GMT -00:00
02:07
Thailand: Thousands gather for anti-government protest in BangkokThailand: Thousands gather for anti-government protest in Bangkok
September 19, 2020 at 18:51 GMT -00:00
02:52
Russia: Colourful fireworks light up Moscow's sky as part of 'Rostec' pyrotechnic showRussia: Colourful fireworks light up Moscow's sky as part of 'Rostec' pyrotechnic show
September 19, 2020 at 20:33 GMT -00:00
02:17
Belarus: Police detain activists during ‘Sparkly March’ protest in MinskBelarus: Police detain activists during ‘Sparkly March’ protest in Minsk
September 19, 2020 at 19:08 GMT -00:00
04:05
Iran: 'Bully will keep bullying if you let them once' - Zarif on US sanctionsIran: 'Bully will keep bullying if you let them once' - Zarif on US sanctions
September 20, 2020 at 00:39 GMT -00:00
02:40
UK: Police make arrests at central London protest against COVID measuresUK: Police make arrests at central London protest against COVID measures
September 19, 2020 at 20:00 GMT -00:00
05:00
Idle tour buses turned into giant maze in TokyoIdle tour buses turned into giant maze in Tokyo
September 19, 2020 at 17:48 GMT -00:00
04:07
Argentina: Remains of prehistoric megafauna found in Mar ChiquitaArgentina: Remains of prehistoric megafauna found in Mar Chiquita
September 19, 2020 at 10:28 GMT -00:00
03:06
USA: Hundreds gather outside Supreme Court to mourn death of Ruth Bader GinsburgUSA: Hundreds gather outside Supreme Court to mourn death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
September 19, 2020 at 05:12 GMT -00:00
02:42
Greece: Over 200 migrants with coronavirus housed in barbed wire enclosed area of new Kara Tepe campGreece: Over 200 migrants with coronavirus housed in barbed wire enclosed area of new Kara Tepe camp
September 19, 2020 at 20:29 GMT -00:00
01:31
UK: Scuffles erupt between police and protesters rallying against COVID measures in LondonUK: Scuffles erupt between police and protesters rallying against COVID measures in London
September 19, 2020 at 12:21 GMT -00:00
05:08
Germany: WirtshausWiesn replaces Oktoberfest amid COVID with people seen defying alcohol banGermany: WirtshausWiesn replaces Oktoberfest amid COVID with people seen defying alcohol ban
September 20, 2020 at 02:54 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
02:22
Greece: At least 2 dead, one missing as Storm Ianos hits western coastGreece: At least 2 dead, one missing as Storm Ianos hits western coast
September 19, 2020 at 18:20 GMT -00:00
02:58
Argentina: Hundreds flood Buenos Aires to protest against Alberto Fernandez government Argentina: Hundreds flood Buenos Aires to protest against Alberto Fernandez government
September 20, 2020 at 01:46 GMT -00:00
03:36
Israel: Residents react as second COVID lockdown begins in Tel AvivIsrael: Residents react as second COVID lockdown begins in Tel Aviv
September 18, 2020 at 19:32 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
03:23
USA: UFC's Colby Covington comments on call from Trump, calls BLM movement a 'joke'USA: UFC's Colby Covington comments on call from Trump, calls BLM movement a 'joke'
September 20, 2020 at 10:51 GMT -00:00
03:23
USA: Trump pledges to nominate woman as replacement for GinsburgUSA: Trump pledges to nominate woman as replacement for Ginsburg
September 20, 2020 at 06:20 GMT -00:00
03:24
USA: 'We should abide by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's wishes' - Mourners rally outside Supreme CourtUSA: 'We should abide by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's wishes' - Mourners rally outside Supreme Court
September 20, 2020 at 07:49 GMT -00:00
02:16
Germany: Topless counter-protesters interrupt anti-abortion march in Berlin *EXPLICIT*Germany: Topless counter-protesters interrupt anti-abortion march in Berlin *EXPLICIT*
September 19, 2020 at 15:03 GMT -00:00
03:05
Germany: Pro-choice activists scuffle with police as anti-abortion rally takes place in BerlinGermany: Pro-choice activists scuffle with police as anti-abortion rally takes place in Berlin
September 19, 2020 at 16:03 GMT -00:00
03:38
Israel: Protesters rally against second COVID lockdown on Tel Aviv beachIsrael: Protesters rally against second COVID lockdown on Tel Aviv beach
September 19, 2020 at 17:02 GMT -00:00
View all videos