PA hopes Obama won't veto 'anti-settlement' resolutionPA is hoping that Obama will break with tradition and back its UN resolution condemning Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria.
Abbas announces plans for 'State of Palestine' passportsPA chairman declares that within a year, PA passports will say "State of Palestine".
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.
Abbas again asks UN to set deadline for 'end of occupation'PA chairman renews calls on the UN force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. A resolution in this vein failed to pass last year.
Has Hollande Suddenly Become Swedish?The Europeans are so eager to please the Palestinian Arabs that they have lost track of how to approach negotiations.
Arabs to Propose New Resolution to 'End Israeli Occupation'Arab League to propose new resolution calling for end to “Israel's occupation” and plans to later bring it before the UN.
Italy 'Supports the Goal' of a Palestinian StateItalian deputies call on the government to support the goal of a Palestinian state, stop short of supporting recognition.
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.
Sweden Announces Aid Package to 'Palestine'Recognizing "Palestine" comes with responsibilities, says Swedish PM as he announces a multi-million-euro aid package for the PA.
PLO to Discuss New UN Statehood BidPLO Executive Committee will meet in Ramallah to discuss a new unilateral bid for statehood at the Security Council.
Israeli Envoy: UN Encouraging PA to Avoid Negotiations"The Palestinians have discovered that the UN is the gift that keeps on giving," Ambassador Ron Prosor tells Security Council.
Abbas in Turkey: We'll Go to the UN Again Very SoonPA Chairman declares he plans to submit another UN Security Council resolution for statehood in the very near future.
France Warns PA: Don't Escalate the CrisisFrance warns the PA against resubmitting its unilateral resolution to the UN.
Abbas Plans to Resubmit Unilateral Statehood Bid to UNPA Chairman hoping new pro-PA Security Council members will pass resolution demanding an end to "the occupation".
PA Blasts Nigeria for Abstaining at UNPalestinian Authority says Nigeria's abstention during a UN vote on Palestinian statehood as a "big disappointment".
Israeli Businessman Behind PA UN Bid RejectionBusinessman working abroad in Africa said to be behind other defenses of Israel, quietly helped rally support against PA.
Ambassador Power: PA's Resolution was Not ConstructiveAmerican envoy to the UN says PA's resolution doesn't offer constructive steps to solve the conflict. Jordan: We'll keep pushing.
EU Calls for Peace Talks After PA Fails at UNEU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says vote at the Security Council underlines the need for Israel and the PA to resume talks.
Israel to PA: You Can't Achieve Statehood with ProvocationsIsraeli UN representative Israel Nitzan urges the Security Council "to stop indulging the Palestinians" after their resolution was rejected.
State Department: PA Resolution Not ConstructiveState Department spokesman says PA's unilateral resolution does not advance peace or addresses Israel's security needs.
PA Toughens Language in Unilateral UN ResolutionPalestinian Authority presents a more toughly-worded UN draft resolution on statehood, but a date on the vote is yet to be determined.
PA, Arab Council Weigh Deadline for UN Draft ResolutionReports differing on when the draft will be presented to the UN, as Jordan vows to push ahead - despite PA hesitancy.
Netanyahu Calls on States to Oppose PA's 'Diktats' at the UNPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says PA statehood bid 'puts Israel's future in peril' in meeting with Indiana governor.
Hamas Leader: PA's Draft Resolution is 'Disastrous'Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar condemns resolution setting a deadline for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria.
Erekat: Vote in UN Later Today or MondayPA chief negotiator says the Security Council would vote on unilateral resolution later Friday or on Monday at the latest.
Russia Expresses Support for PA's UN ResolutionRussia says it intends to support the draft resolution which would set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.
Hamas Opposes PA's UN ResolutionHamas says the resolution calling for Israeli withdrawal "doesn't represent [the] consensus of the Palestinian people."
Erekat: UN to Vote on Resolution 'Very Soon'Chief PA negotiator claims the Security Council will vote on the PA's unilateral resolution before the end of 2014.
Arch-Terrorist Barghouti Criticizes PA's UN ResolutionMarwan Barghouti, who is in jail serving five life sentences, says PA's UN resolution must focus on "settlements" and "right of return".
Vote on PA's Anti-Israel Resolution Likely to be PostponedDiplomatic sources say that the PA, understanding that there's little support for its resolution, will work to change the text.
Abbas Hints: Withdrawal First, 'Right of Return' LaterAbbas suggests that UN resolution is meant to force Israel to concede territory and then force millions of "Palestinian refugees" on it.
Updated PA Resolution Demands Israeli Withdrawal by 2017Updated PA resolution to the Security Council sets 12-month deadline for talks, calls for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria by 2017.
PA Submits UN Resolution to Force Israeli WithdrawalPA submits draft resolution to force an Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria, but says there could still be negotiations on the text.
Danon: The PA is 'Playing with Fire'MK Danny Danon says that Israel will respond to any unilateral move by the PA with a unilateral move of its own.
PA to Submit Unilateral UN Resolution on WednesdayPA announces the draft resolution that would set a deadline for Israel to “end its occupation” will be submitted on Wednesday.
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.
Irish Parliament Urges Government to Recognize 'Palestine'Irish lawmakers pass a non-binding motion urging their government to recognize “Palestine” as a state.
Erekat: Hope Israelis Will Elect a Peace PartnerPA chief negotiator says that in the upcoming elections, Israelis will choose between being a "peace partner" and an "occupier".
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.
Abbas: There Are 6 Million 'Palestinian Refugees' - Including MeIn an interview with an Egyptian newspaper, PA Chairman reiterates his support for "the right of return", rejects recognition of Israel.
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.
France Working on Alternate Resolution on Israel-PA TalksPA's UN envoy says a draft resolution to revive peace talks will be presented to the UN Security Council by the middle of the month.
Abbas: We Will Never Recognize Israel as a Jewish StateIn a meeting of Arab foreign ministers, Abbas again rejects recognition of Israel, says he will join international conventions and treaties.
Sarkozy: Vote Against Recognition of 'Palestine'Former French president urges members of his party to vote against resolution calling for the recognition of “the state of Palestine”.
EU Parliament Postpones Vote on Recognition of 'Palestine'EU parliament vote to recognize “Palestine” as a state postponed due to differences on wording, says Fatah's Nabil Shaath.
Israel's UN Ambassador: Europe Has Failed Us AgainIsrael's ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, hits out at European governments over their unilateral recognition of "Palestine".
UN Chief: More Countries Will Recognize 'Palestine'Ban Ki-moon calls on Israel and PA to resume peace talks, predicts the “momentum” of countries recognizing “Palestine” will grow.
PLO Delays UN Statehood Bid Again - For Iran TalksPA foreign minister announces another delay of proposal to force Israeli withdrawals, citing need to lobby and UN priority on Iran talks.
Sisi Clarifies Statement on Sending Troops to Palestinian StateStatement on sending troops to Palestinian state meant "to encourage Israel to move towards the two-state solution", says Sisi.
Abbas in Fiery Speech: We Will Stay in Our CountryPA Chairman slams Israel's policies and reiterates his intent to go to the UN, but also declares he's against terrorist attacks.
Foreign Ministry: Spanish Resolution Distances PeaceOfficials in the Foreign Ministry say that Spain's recognition of "Palestine" will achieve the opposite of a return to peace talks.
Spanish Lawmakers Call for Recognition of 'Palestine'Spain's lawmakers approve a non-binding resolution calling on the government to recognize a Palestinian state.
Report: Kerry Threatens Abbas with Sanctions Over UN BidSources tell London-based newspaper that Kerry has threatened PA with financial and political sanctions.
Spain to Vote on Recognition of 'Palestine'Spain's parliament will vote next week on a non-binding resolution to recognize a Palestinian state.
PA Threatens to Sue Individual Israelis at Int'l CourtPA official threatens to sue Israelis who "committed crimes against Palestinians" if resolution to "end the occupation" fails to pass.
Abbas Affirms He is Moving Ahead with UN ResolutionPA Chairman announces resolution calling on Israel to "end the occupation" will be submitted this month.
Washington Reiterates its Objection to PA's UN ResolutionState Department spokeswoman says PA's resolution to "end the occupation" attempts to "prejudge the outcome of final status negotiations."