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."
'Sending IKEA Furniture Without Screws Doesn't Help'Foreign Ministry spokesman gives a crushing comeback to Sweden FM's IKEA comments over 'Palestine' recognition.
Steinitz: Swedish Move 'An Attack on Israel's Security'Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz denounces Sweden's recognition of the "state of Palestine."
Sweden’s FM: I'll be Happy to Send Liberman IKEA FurnitureSweden’s Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, responds to Israeli counterpart's criticism over decision to recognize "Palestine".
Irish Senate Calls for Recognition of 'Palestine'Ireland's upper house of parliament passes a motion calling on the government to recognize “the state of Palestine”.
Erekat: If Our UN Bid Fails, We'll Join Int'l OrganizationsPA chief negotiator threatens to apply for membership to 522 international organizations and statutes.
UK's 'Palestine' Vote: 'Hasbara' Failure or Hollow Victory?Britain's leading pro-Israel group tells Arutz Sheva Israeli gov't urged them not to lobby MPs - smart move or PR blunder?
Israeli Embassy: Palestinian Statehood? Only Through TalksIsraeli Embassy in London responds to British parliament’s passing of a motion to recognize “the state of Palestine”.
Livni to Ban: Oppose Abbas's Unilateral MovesJustice Minister tells UN chief that backing PA's moves at the UN sends a message that negotiations can be bypassed.
Abbas Threatens, Again, to Cut Ties With IsraelPA Chairman says he plans to move ahead with his latest unilateral UN move and if all else fails, he will hand the keys to Netanyahu.
British Parliament Votes to Recognize 'Palestine'British lawmakers vote overwhelmingly in favor of a non-binding motion recognizing the "state of Palestine".
Russia to Support Abbas's 'Deadline for Israel' BidRussia announces it will back PA head's plan to ask the United Nations to impose a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.
Britain to Vote on Recognition of 'Palestine'British lawmakers to hold a symbolic parliamentary vote on whether the government should recognize “Palestine” as a state.
PLO Blasts Israel for Saying PA Statehood Should Follow TalksPLO official Ashrawi criticizes Israel and U.S. over their reaction to Sweden's decision to recognize “the state of Palestine”.
Netanyahu to Sweden: Unilateral Moves Won't WorkPM Netanyahu responds to Sweden's announcement it would recognize "Palestine", says unilateral moves will not bring peace.
PA Ambassador: If Our UN Bid is Rejected, We'll Go to ICCPA's UN ambassador: We will join the ICC if the Security Council refuses to set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.
PA to Ask Security Council: End Israel's 'Occupation' by 2016Draft resolution to be submitted by Palestinian Authority calls on the Security Council to "ends the Israeli occupation without delay".
Abbas's Spokesman: We Want a Palestinian StatePA Chairman's spokesman responds to Netanyahu's speech at the UN, says PA wants a state in accordance with UN resolutions.
Abbas Threatens Israel with 'Political War'Fatah leader Nabil Shaath says PA Chairman will wage a "political war" against Israel if his latest UN move is rejected.
Arab League Backs Abbas's 'Deadline' PlanArab foreign ministers say they will back PA Chairman's plan to have the UN set a deadline for Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.
Yesh Atid MK: Abbas is a 'Rival'MK Ofer Shelah responds to threat to set a "deadline" for an Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria, says it can't be done by force.
U.S. Opposes Abbas's 'Withdrawal Deadline' PlanState Department says Abbas's plan to go to international organizations will "badly damage the atmosphere".
Deputy Minister Dismisses Abbas's 'Deadline' Plan"No one will threaten us," says Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis after PA reveals plan to force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.
Abbas to Present 'Deadline' for Israel to 'End Occupation'PA head plans to ask the UN to set a deadline for Israel to withdraw to pre-1967 borders.
PA Officially Joins Five International TreatiesUN announces that PA has become a formal party to five global treaties, hails move as "a significant step" for "Palestine".
PLO Adopts Plan to Apply to More UN BodiesPLO central council backs Mahmoud Abbas's plan to pursue attempts to join 60 United Nations bodies and international agreements.
Carter Backs PA's UN MoveFormer U.S. President Jimmy Carter expresses support for PA's move to seek membership in international organizations.
Israeli Envoy: PA Violating the Conventions it Seeks to JoinIsrael’s UN envoy mocks PA's bid to join international conventions, says it violates most of them.
Ariel Reiterates Stance on Peace TalksHousing Minister Uri Ariel says Jewish Home will not agree to any negotiations with the PA until it drops its UN bid.
PA Ambassador: There Are 550 Organizations We Can JoinPA's UN ambassador: We are even eligible to join the International Criminal Court.
UN Confirms it Received PA's ApplicationsUN's special envoy on Mideast peace confirms he received requests from PA officials to join 13 international conventions and treaties.
Israel, PA Reach Compromise Over 'State of Palestine' PapersGazans to be allowed into Israel for medical treatment if "State of Palestine" is blurred from their entry papers.
Erekat: The Talks Have Failed, Let's Go to the UNChief PA negotiator accuses Israel of destroying the peace talks, says the PA should seek statehood recognition at the UN.
Erekat Condemns Vote on Jordan Valley AnnexationChief PA negotiator says Israel is "destroying peace" by approving a bill to annex the Jordan Valley.
PA Official Calls for 'Smart Resistance' Against IsraelNabil Shaath predicts that peace talks will fail, says the PA should then resort to pursuing statehood through the UN.
Ban Concerned Over 'Dangerous' Tensions Between Israel and PAUN chief says Israeli construction is "cause for very grave concern", says it risks collapse of peace talks.
Abbas: We'll Never Give Up on a Single DemandOne year after its unilateral UN statehood bid, PA says it is not planning to back down from any of its demands from Israel.
Prosor: Where's the Solidarity with Victims of Terrorism?Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations slams the world body for its “International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People”.
Former Ambassador: No to Negotiations With Unilateral StepsIsrael should not negotiate with the PA so long as it seeks recognition at the UN, says Ambassador Meir Rosenne.
Belgium Upgrades PA's Diplomatic StatusBelgium raises the standing of the PA's diplomatic delegation to the country to “mission” status, says it supports "two-state solution".
Poll: Only 21% Believe in PA State as Real SolutionJust 21% of Israelis think the PA will create a new Arab state. Most see “status quo” as the most realistic scenario.