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  • Palestinians pursuing U.N. recognition as nonmember state

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday that he has opened talks with the world body on obtaining recognition of Palestine as a nonmember state....
  • 'Bibi's Bomb': Netanyahu uses a picture to make his point

     
    For weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged the United States to draw a clear “red line” to stop Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. Today, Netanyahu showed them how. Literally. Warning the United Nations General Assembly...
  • Palestinian official criticizes U.S. position on U.N. recognition

     
    A Palestinian official criticized President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for opposing Palestinians’ bid for statehood recognition in the United Nations and failing to give the issue more attention in their speeches this...
  • Palestinians vote in first local elections since 2005

     
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinians headed to the polls Saturday in the West Bank’s first local elections in seven years, selecting new leaders for 93 cities and villages. Turnout was light in the morning but picked up as the day progressed,...
  • Palestinians hope President Obama's second term will help bring change

     
    Palestinians expressed hope Wednesday that U.S. President Barack Obama’s second term will be more forthcoming toward resolving their conflict with Israel than his first. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was quick to congratulate Obama...
  • In Syria, 20 killed in Palestinian district of Damascus

     
    The Syrian government and opposition activists exchanged accusations Friday after a mortar attack killed at least 20 people in Damascus’ sprawling Yarmouk district, home to tens of thousands of Palestinians. Graphic video said to be from the scene...
  • Arafat's widow files lawsuit to press for probe into his death

     
    The widow of Yasser Arafat filed a lawsuit in France on Tuesday charging that the Palestinian leader was poisoned to death by an unknown person or persons labeled X, a move designed to press French officials to investigate....
  • Palestinians seek to become non-member state at United Nations

     
    The Palestinian Authority said Saturday it plans to apply in September to become a United Nations non-member state....
  • Palestinians hail World Heritage listing of Bethlehem holy sites

     
    A United Nations panel voted to include the biblical city of Bethlehem and its holy sites on the World Heritage list, to the applause of Palestinian officials and the anger of their Israeli counterparts....
  • Russian President Putin to visit Israel, West Bank and Jordan

     
    Russian President Vladimir Putin will land in Israel on an official visit Monday, making Israel one of the first countries he will visit since his recent election. He will also visit the West Bank....
  • Putin from the West Bank: Unilateral acts not constructive

     
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that "unilateral acts" in the Middle East conflict are not constructive, remarks widely interpreted as a criticism of Israel's continued construction in West Bank settlements....