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Un General Assembly 2011

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...

UN Delegates Storm Out During Ahmadinejad Speech

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — American diplomats led a walkout at the U.N. General Assembly Thursday as Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad fiercely attacke...

WATCH: Live Updates From The UN General Assembly, Day Two

Posted 11.22.2011 | World

The 66th Session of the U.N. General Assembly debate continues today in New York City with remarks expected from President of the European Council Her...

Palestine at the UN: A Movable Feast Behind the Rhetoric

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.21.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The question is whether the onus would be put on the U.S. to cast a veto and why the Palestinians would want to put Washington on the spot when there is nothing to gain and much to lose.

Palestinian Statehood Primer: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.07.2013 | World

The Question Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is expected to request that the United Nations recognize Palestine as a full member of the organizat...

Opening Of General Assembly Debates

Posted 11.20.2011 | World

The 66th Session of the U.N. General Assembly debate opens today in New York City with remarks from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Brazilian Presid...

Obama Says It Will Take Time To Build A New Libya

Posted 11.20.2011 | World

One day before the opening of the annual U.N. General Assembly debate, world leaders gathered in New York for a high-level meeting to discuss the futu...

Top 5 Controversial Ahmadinejad Statements

Posted 11.16.2011 | World

As world leaders gather in New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly meetings, one of the most highly anticipated guests will be Iranian...

Palestinians WIll Request Full U.N. Membership

AP | TAREK EL-TABLAWY and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pressed ahead with his campaign for statehood before the U.N. despite frantic U.S. efforts Tuesd...

Former Libya Rebels Get Seat At The U.N.

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. General Assembly voted Friday to give Libya's seat in the world body to the former...

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 ...