PLO to Belgians: Recognize a Palestinian state

PLO leader Nabil Shaath meets Belgian delegation, asks that Belgium unilaterally recognize a Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 12/25/2019, 4:37 AM

Luxembourg pushing for recognition of 'Palestine'

Luxembourg pushing for all EU member states to recognize Palestinian state in response to US policy shift on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/9/2019, 3:29 AM

Nicaragua to open embassy in 'Palestine'

PA “foreign minister” says Nicaragua has appointed an ambassador and will open an embassy.Elad Benari, 8/8/2019, 6:08 AM

Saint Kitts and Nevis recognizes 'Palestine'

PA "foreign ministry" announces that Saint Kitts and Nevis will recognize “Palestine” as an independent state.Ben Ariel, 7/30/2019, 6:07 AM

PA 'foreign minister': A new country will recognize 'Palestine'

PA "foreign minister" Riyad al-Malki says a new country will be recognizing the State of “Palestine” by the end of the month.Elad Benari, 7/22/2019, 4:35 AM

Slovenia ready to recognize 'Palestine'

Slovenia's Foreign Minister says there is consensus in the country on the issue of recognition of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 7/11/2019, 6:24 AM

PA urges Canada to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas advisor calls on Canadian government to recognize the “state of Palestine” and to support it in the international arena.Dalit Halevi, 7/2/2019, 5:43 AM

PA calls on Britain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA cabinet leader urges Britain recognize a Palestinian state in accordance with a resolution by its parliament.Dalit Halevi, 5/29/2019, 5:36 AM

PA calls for European recognition of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet leader urges European countries to immediately recognize Palestine in order to save the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 4/18/2019, 4:13 AM

Arab League to Europe: Recognize 'Palestine'

Arab League Secretary-General calls on countries in Europe to recognize the state of "Palestine" within the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 2/5/2019, 4:45 AM

Australian Labor Party calls to recognize 'Palestine'

National conference of Australia’s Labor Party approves resolution calling on next government to proceed with recognition of “Palestine”.Elad Benari, 12/19/2018, 6:06 AM

Corbyn: If elected, we'll recognize 'Palestine'

British Labour leader says a Labour-led government would recognize an independent state of Palestine “as soon as we take office”.Elad Benari, 9/27/2018, 6:15 AM

Ireland may recognize a Palestinian state

Irish Foreign Minister says his country may recognize Palestinian state if peace talks with Israel continue to stagnate.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/24/2018, 12:34 AM

Spain 'ready to recognize Palestinian state'

Spain’s Foreign Minister says his country is ready to recognize "Palestine" if EU fails to reach a unanimous decision on the matter.Elad Benari, 9/21/2018, 6:16 AM

Colombian President: 'Palestine' recognition is irreversible

Colombia’s new President says decision by his predecessor to recognize “Palestine” days before he left office cannot be changed.Elad Benari, 9/4/2018, 6:15 AM

PA welcomes Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet praises Colombia after it recognized “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 8/15/2018, 6:46 AM

Israel surprised by Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

Israel's foreign ministry awaiting explanation from Colombia's new government following reports the country recognized “Palestine”.Ben Ariel, 8/10/2018, 5:12 AM

Colombia to review recognition of 'Palestine'

Colombia’s new government says it will review former President’s recognition of “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 8/9/2018, 6:06 AM

Colombia recognizes 'Palestine'

Colombian foreign ministry reveals the country recognized “Palestine” as a sovereign state in the days before its new president took office.Elad Benari, 8/9/2018, 1:08 AM

Corbyn: Labour government would recognize 'Palestine'

British Labour leader says a Labour-led government would recognize “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 6/25/2018, 4:44 AM

Pandemonium at Russian embassy in eastern Jerusalem

Jerusalem district police commander prevents conference to declare Jerusalem the capital of Palestine. MK Odeh livid.Ido Ben Porat, 6/18/2018, 11:29 PM

Slovenian president doubts country will recognize 'Palestine'

Slovenian President says he will only back recognition of Palestinian state if it contributes to solution of conflict with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/26/2018, 10:12 PM

Report: Slovenia to recognize 'Palestine'

Officials say Slovenia will recognize the "state of Palestine" this month in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 1/22/2018, 6:08 AM

Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman to ask the EU to officially recognize the state of “Palestine” when he meets foreign ministers on Monday.Elad Benari, 1/22/2018, 12:05 AM

PA leader asks Norway to recognize 'Palestine'

Rami Hamdallah claims that recognition of "Palestine" would salvage the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 1/9/2018, 6:07 AM

Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

PA officials continuing efforts to unilaterally gain recognition of the state of “Palestine” with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.Elad Benari, 1/8/2018, 6:08 AM

Arab League to seek recognition of 'Palestine'

Arab League will seek international recognition of a Palestinian state with eastern Jerusalem as its capital, Jordan announces.Elad Benari, 1/7/2018, 3:55 AM

PA official: France wants to recognize 'Palestine'

PA envoy to France claims Paris wants to recognize the state of Palestine in a joint move with other European countries.Elad Benari, 12/4/2017, 5:45 AM

Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman says Palestinians suffered "historic injustice" in 1948.Dalit Halevi, 11/21/2017, 4:08 AM

British Labour leader: Let's recognize 'Palestine'

Jeremy Corbyn calls for the UK to mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration by recognizing “Palestine”.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/3/2017, 10:33 PM

British Labour member: Time to recognize 'Palestine'

Emily Thornberry says UK government should mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration by formally recognizing Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 10/31/2017, 6:14 AM

PA leader calls on EU to recognize 'Palestine'

Rami Hamdallah urges EU states to recognize "Palestine" in order to "save" the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 2/21/2017, 5:44 AM

PA establishes "Palestinian" embassy in the Vatican

PA chairman and Pope Francis attend inauguration of embassy of "Palestine" at the Vatican.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/13/2017, 10:29 PM

Abbas welcomes France's peace proposal

PA chairman supports French initiative to jumpstart the peace process through international peace conference.Elad Benari, 1/31/2016, 1:56 AM

'Will France also offer international conference for ISIS?'

Political officials express fury over French proposal. US also prefers solution that is not unilateral.Nitsan Keidar, 1/30/2016, 10:15 PM

France threatens to recognize 'Palestine' if peace efforts fail

French Foreign Minister says his country would recognize a Palestinian state if efforts to resume peace talks fail.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/29/2016, 8:26 PM

Palestine: Not a state, but already a failure

The PA is a failure and any state built on its ruins will be a worse failure. Leonie Ben-Simon, 12/21/2015, 11:41 PM

Abbas visits Greece as parliament mulls 'Palestine' recognition

PA chairman to meet Greek PM Alexis Tsipras following reports that parliament is planning to vote on recognition of Palestinian statehood.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2015, 6:43 AM

Obama seeks to restore aid to bodies that recognize 'Palestine'

Obama/Kerry seek to renew funding to organization that accepts state" not recognized by U.S. – despite law forbidding this.Hillel Fendel, 12/17/2015, 12:13 AM

Is Greece planning to recognize 'Palestine'?

Greek news website reports that the Greek parliament is planning a vote on recognizing a Palestinian state later this month.Elad Benari, 12/11/2015, 6:13 AM

Australia's Labor Party Would Consider Recognizing 'Palestine'

Australia's Labor party agrees on resolution that should the party come to power, it would consider recognizing Palestinian statehood.Elad Benari, 7/27/2015, 4:12 AM

UK Labour Member: We Shouldn't Have Recognized 'Palestine'

Liz Kendall, candidate for the leadership of the British Labour party, says recognizing Palestine was not the “right thing to do”.Elad Benari, 7/22/2015, 6:15 AM

Abbas Inaugurates 'Palestinian Embassy' in Serbia

PA chairman inaugurates a Palestinian embassy in Belgrade, in the presence of the Serbian President.Ben Ariel, 6/12/2015, 6:43 AM

Italy 'Supports the Goal' of a Palestinian State

Italian deputies call on the government to support the goal of a Palestinian state, stop short of supporting recognition.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/27/2015, 9:06 PM

Italy Postpones Vote on Recognition of 'Palestine'

The Italian parliament postpones to vote on a non-binding bill calling for the recognition of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 2/20/2015, 5:45 AM

Sweden's FM: Israel is Irritating its Allies

Sweden's foreign minister says Israel overreacted to her country’s recognition of “Palestine”, and that it is irritating its close allies.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/16/2015, 8:56 PM

The Impending Vote For The Recognition of Palestine

A vote for recognition would do more than anything in decades to undermine a peace settlement. The terrorism will continue, Hamas will import and stock ever more powerful weapons and will, in all likelihood, take control of the West Bank.Dr. Denis MacEoin, 12/15/2014, 9:47 AM

Portugal's Parliament Calls to Recognize 'Palestine'

Portugal's parliament adopts a resolution calling on the government to recognize "Palestine", following a number of similar votes in Europe.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/12/2014, 9:56 PM

Denmark to Debate Recognition of 'Palestine', Says Lawmaker

Danish parliament to hold first reading of a motion calling for the recognition of “Palestine”, according to MP Holger K. Nielsen.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2014, 5:44 AM

Irish Parliament Urges Government to Recognize 'Palestine'

Irish lawmakers pass a non-binding motion urging their government to recognize “Palestine” as a state.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2014, 3:45 AM

Ireland to Accept Motion Recognizing 'Palestine'

Irish government expected to accept a motion proposed by the opposition calling on parliament to recognize “Palestine” as a state.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2014, 12:16 AM

Belgian Lawmakers Planning to Recognize 'Palestine'

Belgian legislators are working on a resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, following suit with several other European countries.Elad Benari, 12/5/2014, 3:16 AM

'This is What They Have to Do Now when the World is Exploding?'

Prime Minister Netanyahu rips into French legislature for its upcoming vote on recognizing 'Palestine'.Gil Ronen, 11/23/2014, 10:16 PM

Netanyahu Warns France on 'Palestine' Vote

PM: France's parliament would be making a 'grave mistake' if it recognizes a Palestinian state in a vote on December 2.Gil Ronen, 11/23/2014, 7:27 PM