The Palestinians followed through with their threat to sever ties with the US after Washington ordered the closure of the PLO mission in the American capital, an ‘unacceptable measure,’ the Palestinians say.
Arafat spent most of the last three years of his life in this bedroom on the ground floor of his Ramallah headquarters, after Israel confined him there over his direct involvement in encouraging terror and violence against Israelis.
The US State Department has rejected a petition by members of Congress to close the Palestine Liberation Organization's mission in Washington as a response to the wave of Palestinian terror attacks taking place in Israel. Protest to the State Department!
Standing with Israel during a time of crisis, US lawmakers have demanded that the Obama administration close the PLO embassy in Washington while Palestinian incitement and terror attacks against Israelis continue.