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France To Recognize Palestinian State At UN

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

PARIS — France announced Tuesday that it plans to vote in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state at the U.N. General Assembly this week. With...

Palestinians To Seek UN Recognition

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 12.28.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian president is moving forward with his plan to seek upgraded observer status at the United Nations next mont...

Palestinian Foreign Minister Admits Not Enough Support To Win Statehood Claim

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian foreign minister admits for the first time there is not enough support in the U.N. Security Council for re...

Ban Ki-Moon: Palestinian Aim To Join UN Agencies Is 'Not Beneficial For Anybody'

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

CANNES, France — Palestinian efforts to join U.N. agencies beyond its cultural arm are "not beneficial for anybody" and could lead to cuts in fu...

UNESCO Pleads With U.S. To Revoke Funding Cut

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

PARIS — The head of UNESCO is pleading with the U.S. to reinstate funding cut off after the agency granted membership to Palestine. Director-Ge...

Palestinians Aim To Join 16 UN Agencies Within Weeks

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Emboldened by their admission to the U.N.'s cultural agency, the Palestinians plan to seek membership in other internation...

UNESCO Admits Palestine As Full Member

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

PARIS -- Palestine became a full member of UNESCO on Monday in a highly divisive breakthrough that will cost the agency a fifth of its budget and that...

Palestinians Rally Across West Bank In Support Of Statehood Claim

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Thousands of flag-waving Palestinians rallied Wednesday in towns across the West Bank to show support for their president'...

Israeli Minister: Cut Ties With Palestinians

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.07.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's foreign minister on Sunday accused the Palestinian Authority of planning "unprecedented bloodshed" next month after an expe...

Palestinians To Proceed With UN Recognition Bid

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 07.21.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian officials said Saturday that Israel's dismissive response to President Barack Obama's new Mideast peace propos...

Palestinians To Take Israeli Settlement Battle To The U.N.

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinians plan to ask the U.N. Security Council in the coming days to declare Israeli settlements illegal and deman...

Palestinians Shift On U.N. Gaza Report After Uproar

nytimes.com | ISABEL KERSHNER and NEIL MacFARQUHAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

published: October 7, 2009 JERUSALEM Faced with a torrent of criticism at home and abroad, the Palestinian leadership abruptly reversed course on Wed...