So if the Muslim Brotherhood wins, in your mind reconciliation between the PLO and Hamas is off the table?
Issa is head of the Palestinian Armed Struggle group within the PLO in Lebanon.
It left a sour taste in the mouths of some; a PLO official told The National they were "cursing the television screen."
PLO party member says Abbas will find someone to from government by mid-August or 'form it himself.'
The Palestinian leadership has probably not been this divided and weak since before Yasir Arafat took control of the PLO in 1969.
In the 1970s, it established deep ties with Yasser Arafat and both provided and received training from the PLO fighters.
The Gipper always had reservations about Israel's attempt to root out the PLO by invading Lebanon in 1982.
In March, a newspaper article alleging shady dealings at a PLO embassy landed a Palestinian reporter in jail for eight days.
In 1973, he led the deadly raid on PLO guerillas in Beirut to avenge the Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes a year earlier.
PLO miscalculations played a huge role in creating this dire circumstance.
initialism of Palestinian Liberation Organization, by 1965.