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Palestinian Statehood Bid

The State Of Palestine Was Declared Way Before Europe's Push For Recognition

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Why Czechs Only EU Nation To Vote Against Palestine

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

By Michael Winfrey and Robert Muller PRAGUE, Nov 30 (Reuters) - When Czechs cast the lone European "no" vote against the Palestinian A...

Former Israeli PM Supports Palestinians' U.N. Bid

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.29.2012 | World

As the members of the United Nations vote to upgrade the status of the Palestinian representation at the world body to that of "observer-state," the P...

Joshua Hersh

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Quartet Offer Seeks To Bridge A Gaping Divide

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- Palestinian officials submitted a bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations General Assembly Friday, on a day of frenetic ...

LIVE: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Addresses The UN General Assembly

Posted 11.23.2011 | World

On the third day of the debate in the 66th Session of the U.N. General Assembly, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has submitted a letter to Secreta...

Blessed are the Businessmen and Women

Stanley Weiss | Posted 11.22.2011 | World
Stanley Weiss

Maybe if the benefits of peace in the Middle East were made material and not ethereal, with concrete commitments rather than vague promises, it would be the kind of disruptive development that sparks compromise.

Republicans Threaten UN Funding Over Palestinian Statehood

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

Republicans are once again taking shots at the United Nations. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has introduced a bill to cut off funding for the U.N. sho...

Bad Muslims With a Good Idea

Jalal Alamgir | Posted 11.21.2011 | World
Jalal Alamgir

Palestine has taken the right decision. A diplomatic showdown is bad behavior in colonial eyes, but a public show of hands in the U.N. is the right thing to do at this point.

Swapping Stories for Peace

Reza Aslan | Posted 11.20.2011 | World
Reza Aslan

As the Palestinian Authority heads to New York this week to confront the Israeli government at the United Nations with a declaration of statehood, back in Israel a group of Jewish and Arab kids are laying the foundations for a more hopeful future through the art of storytelling.

UN Membership Enhances Peace

Maen Rashid Areikat | Posted 11.20.2011 | World
Maen Rashid Areikat

The Palestinians, represented by the PLO, have long sought to establish an independent, sovereign state in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. The obvious question is simple: if not now, when?

Joshua Hersh

Rep. Joe Walsh To Palestinians: Stop Statehood Bid Or Israel Will Annex West Bank

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- A Republican lawmaker has introduced a resolution warning Palestinian leaders that Israel would be within its rights to annex the West Ban...

INTERACTIVE MAP: Which Countries Support The Palestinian Statehood Bid?

Posted 11.15.2011 | World

The most highly anticipated moment of the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly may well be the Palestinians' bid for statehood, a move ...

Recognize Palestine and Reaffirm Israel As a Jewish State

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Rabbi Michael Lerner

The Palestinian state that is now emerging should be recognized as an affirmation action state, recognized by the United Nations before it has control over any territory of its own as a way to alleviate the special suffering of the Palestinian people.