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.
A Palestinian Arab State Won't Bring PeaceA state for the Palestinian Arabs at this point will only enable them to pursue their present agenda.
Ban in Ramallah: Happy to Visit 'Palestine'UN chief apparently believes that the PA's upgrade by the General Assembly is enough for 'Palestine' to already exist.
Erekat Backs Kerry's Efforts but Blasts Israeli 'Apartheid'PLO negotiator says PA will hold off on applying to join UN institutions to give peace a chance, then blasts Israel's "apartheid'.
El Salvador Establishes Ties with the Palestinian AuthorityEl Salvador establishes diplomatic relations with the Palestinian Authority. Foreign Minister praises Latin America's support.
Elkin Calls Out Google for Recognizing 'Palestine'Deputy FM calls on Google to reconsider its decision to use the name "Palestine" instead of "Palestinian Territories".
Finland, Denmark Upgrade PA's Diplomatic MissionsFinland and Denmark upgrade the status of the Palestinian Authority’s diplomatic missions to 'Palestinian embassies'.
Google Replaces 'Palestinian Territories' with 'Palestine'Google places "Palestine" on its search engine instead of "Palestinian Territories," recognizing the PA's unilateral bid at the UN.
Netanyahu Allows Transfer of PA Funds'Pesach gift' to the PA: funds frozen after unilateral UN statehood bid to be thawed.
Jewish Harvard Students: Be Smart!Original and spunky, the writer tells Harvard students how to fight hate crimes with a smart counter-attack.
Cyprus Gives 'Palestine' Full Diplomatic StatusCyprus upgrades its relations with the Palestinian Authority to full diplomatic mission status, will open a "Palestinian embassy".
PA to Issue 'Palestine' StampThe PAs Minister of Communication announces that a stamp with the name “State of Palestine” will be issued to diplomatic offices abroad.
PLO Officials: No 'Palestine' Passport for NowAbbas will not rush to issue "State of Palestine" passports, fearing a conflict with Israel, PLO officials claim.
Abbas Orders to Issue 'Palestine' PassportsAbbas orders the PA government to re-issue passports, identity cards, and other government documents so they include the "Palestine" stamp.
New ‘Palestine,’ Same ProblemsAbbas’ bid to rename PA territories as “Palestine” fails to distract PA residents from economic woes, corruption.
Abbas: Don't Say 'Palestinian Authority', Say 'Palestine'PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas orders all institutions to stop using the term Palestinian Authority and start using "State of Palestine".
Abbas Hopes for Palestinian State in 2013"Next year will be the year of statehood and independence," PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas says in Ramallah.
Netanyahu to Czech PM: Thank You for Standing Up for PeaceNetanyahu thanks Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas for his country’s vote against the PA's unilateral statehood bid.
Netanyahu in Germany: Merkel is a True Friend of IsraelPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in Berlin. PM's entourage says meeting was very good.
PA Weighs ‘State of Palestine’ PassportThe PA plans to ride the wave of its UN success with a passport upgrade.
‘Jerusalem More Important than World Pressure’Govt. secretary Tzvi Hauser says world pressure will not change Israel’s plans to build in Jerusalem.