It is simply that the international community is using a more discerning eye towards the term "terrorist" and has decided that the stock definition of "victim" and "terrorist" are not appropriate in this situation and it is about time, yup, it is. BTW, I got your response to me on a blog from yesterday, and it was late, so I will address it in a BTW blog cause I am 'anxious' to hear your answers. Have coffee, keep looking. Regards.
Saudi Arabian king cuts France trip short after beach controversy (Reuters)
from the article: Israel to snub foreign envoys who meet with Hamas ministers