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What does PLA stand for?

PLA stands for Palestine Liberation Army

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Palestine Liberation Army: Terrorist Attack Is Desperate Attempt to Affect Syria For its part, Leadership of the Staff of the Palestine Liberation Army condemned the terrorist blast in Damascus, stressing that it comes in within the series of massacres committed by the armed terrorist groups in Syria.
In the worst incident, 16 members of the Palestine Liberation Army, which is backed by the Syrian authorities, were killed after gunmen stopped their bus and kidnapped them," reported Khaled Abu Toumeh in the Jerusalem Post on July 20.
In section 301(c) of the 1961 Foreign Assistance Act (PL 87-195) as amended, Congress has directed that "No contributions by the United States shall be made to [UNRWA] except on the condition that [UNRWA] take all possible measures to assure that no part of the United States contribution shall be used to furnish assistance to any refugee who is receiving military training as a member of the so-called Palestine Liberation Army or any other guerrilla type organization or who has engaged in any act of terrorism.
According to Edwin Angeles -- who, remember, was a leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group in the Philippines and a co-conspirator with Yousef, Nichols, Murad and Shah -- the "Liberation Army" Murad referred to was the Palestine Liberation Army, working with Islamic Jihad.
And that Kate Price chose Jordan as her modelling name to register her solidarity with the Palestine Liberation Army over the illegal occupation of Jordan's West Bank by a Zionist army.
We went from being peasants to revolutionaries to policemen," is how one Palestine Liberation Army PLA official described the metamorphosis from being a "liberation fighter" to a policing "traffic controller".