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

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

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