McCain: Israel Must Respond to PA's Unilateral MoveSenator John McCain on Israeli television: We cannot have actions such as the PA's move in the UN go unresponded to.
Israeli Construction a Blow to Peace, Says UN ChiefUN Secretary General warns that Israel’s plan to build new Jewish homes is an "almost fatal blow" to any prospects for peace.
Expert: Israel Should Let the PA CollapseProf.Efraim Inbar says Israel should not be responsible for PA, particularly after their UN move. And perhaps it should leave that body.
Fayyad to Israel: Come Back to the TableThe Palestinian Authority’s Prime Minister calls Israel to resume peace talks despite the unilateral move at the United Nations.
Turkish Leaders Blast Israel, Support 'Palestine'"It is high time to take a firm stance against Israel’s activities," says Turkey's Foreign Minister.
Netanyahu Thanks Czech PM for UN VotePrime Minister thanked Petr Necas him for his country's "courageous" UN vote against PA statehood.
ICC Examining 'Legal Implications' of PA Statehood BidThe International Criminal Court says it is considering the legal implications of the UN vote to recognize the PA as a non-member state.
U.S. Condemns Israel's Decision to Approve ConstructionWhite House says Israel's decision to build 3,000 new homes in Jerusalem makes resuming peace talks harder.
Canada Calls Back Diplomats After UN BidCanada orders back delegates to Israel and Ramallah in order to assess the implications of UN's recognition of 'Palestine'.
Israel Approves New Jewish Construction After UN VoteIsrael responds to the UN recognition of 'Palestine' by approving new homes in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria. PA outraged.
Hamas Welcomes, U.S. Condemns UN VoteHamas hails the UN decision to recognize 'Palestine', calls it a victory. "The decision changes nothing," says U.S. ambassador Rice.
Most of Europe Voted in Favor of 'Palestine'The Czech Republic was the only European country that voted against the recognition of “Palestine”.
PA Arabs Celebrate as World Reacts to UN Decision"World countries have given Bibi Netanyahu a slap in the face," says Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon.
Netanyahu: Abbas Speech Venomous, Israel Will RespondNetanyahu says that UN decision to recognize "Palestine" is "a meaningless decision that will not change anything."
Prosor: UN Resolution Pushes Peace Backward"The world waits for Abbas to speak the truth that peace can only be achieved through negotiations," says Israeli ambassador.
UN Recognizes 'Palestine' with Overwhelming Majority138 countries vote in favor of accepting 'Palestine' as non-member observer state. Ayalon: This is a historic defeat for Palestinians.
Bennett: UN Mess a Result of Israel's 'Schizophrenic' PoliciesJewish Home leader denies a quote attacking Moshe Feiglin that was attributed to him.
Ban Ki-moon: 'Peace Process' is 'on Life Support'UN leader calls on Israel, PA "to breathe new life" into process ahead of vote on PA bid for recognition.
Clinton: Path to Palestine Doesn't Go Through New YorkThe only path towards a Palestinian state is through direct negotiations, says U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Abbas Rejects Last Minute U.S. Pressure on UN BidU.S. Deputy Secretary of State and Middle East envoy meet Abbas, fail to get him to withdraw his resolution to the UN.
Tibi Slammed for Once Again Joining PA Delegation to UNMK Ahmed Tibi joins the PA delegation to the UN for its statehood bid. MK Matalon responds: He belongs behind bars.
Israel Transferred Money to PA Despite UN BidTwo days before the vote in the UN on the PA's statehood bid, Israel transferred 200 million shekels to the PA to pay its employees.
Judea & Samaria Leader: PA Bid is Political WarYesha Council Head Danny Dayan advises Prime Minister on steps to take in retaliation for PA UN bid.
Nationalist MKs to Burn PLO Flags at Local UN HQMKs Eldad and Ben Ari will set flags alight at UN Jerusalem HQ to protest PA statehood vote.
PA's UN Envoy Confident Statehood Bid will PassPA envoy to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, calls world powers to follow France and support the entity’s unilateral statehood bid.
France to Back PA’s 'State' Bid, Britain UnsureFrance will vote for PA “state” status at the UN; Britain remains undecided. Israel: UN bid a ‘fundamental breach’ of agreements.
PA Statehood Bid to ‘Cover Abbas’ Failure’A senior diplomatic source says PA Chairman Abbas has led the latest statehood bid to cover up for his corruption, failure.
Ban Calls for New Efforts to Achieve Two-State SolutionUN chief Ban Ki-moon calls for renewed efforts to achieve a two-state solution following the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
PA Official: Britain Has 'Historic Responsibility' for PABritain has a "historic responsibility" to support the PA's unilateral statehood bid, says the PA's envoy to Europe.
France Hints it Will Support PA's UN BidFrench Foreign Minister reminds senate that President Hollande promised to promote recognition of a Palestinian state.
Abbas: Gaza Operation is Because of Statehood BidPA Chairman claims that the IDF operation in Gaza is meant at preventing the PA from seeking statehood at the United Nations.
Levin: Bill to Annex Judea and Samaria is ReadyMK Levin: If the PA goes ahead with its statehood bid, I will submit a bill to annex Judea and Samaria immediately after the election.
Abbas Confirms UN Bid for November 29PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announces that the PA will present its bid for non-state UN membership on November 29.
Obama Reiterates Opposition to Abbas's UN BidPresident Obama tells PA Chairman Abbas that his administration opposes his bid for non-state membership of the UN.
Steinitz Threatens PA with Sanctions Over UN BidFinance Minister Yuval Steinitz threatens to freeze transfer of tax revenues if the PA continues its unilateral statehood bid.
PA Unveils UN Membership ResolutionPA envoys unveil the resolution they hope will give them observer membership at the United Nations.
Lavrov Supports Palestine During Meeting with AbbasRussian Foreign Minister meets PA Chairman in Amman. "For us the statehood of Palestine is not questionable," he says.
Erekat: PA Will Go to UN Despite PressurePLO top negotiator: The PA will push on with a bid to achieve non-member status at the United Nations despite pressure to back down.
Lieberman Threatens PA Over UN BidReport: Lieberman told the EU's Ashton that if the PA goes ahead with its unilateral statehood bid, "I will ensure the PA will collapse.”
Abbas Promises: No Third IntifadaAhead of his latest UN statehood bid, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas tells Israeli television that he will never allow a third intifada.
Expert: PA Statehood Bid a 'Political Suicide'The Palestinian Authority’s unilateral bid at the United Nations is a political suicide, according to Middle East expert Dr. Guy Bechor.
Abbas: Talks with Israel Can Resume After UN BidPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas says that talks with Israel can resume after the PA gains non-member status in the United Nations.
Abbas Pens Letter to Gazans: Pre-67 Land Also 'Occupied'PA President Mahmoud Abbas spoke about Israel's claim to land obtained before 1967 and touched on the PA's UN bid for statehood.
Report: Barak, Abbas Spoke About Unilateral WithdrawalReport: Abbas secretly met with Barak, who presented his proposal for a unilateral withdrawal from Judea and Samaria.
Abbas: Peace Talks After UN RecognitionPA Chairman Abbas indicates he would be willing to return to the negotiating table with Israel after 'Palestine' is recognized by the UN.
PA to Submit UN Statehood Bid After U.S. ElectionsPLO's Hanan Ashrawi says the PA will submit a resolution seeking enhanced UN observer status after the U.S. presidential election.
Abbas Says Judea and Samaria Communities Are 'Ethnic Cleansing'PA Chairman condemns Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria as "ethnic cleansing", asks UN General Assembly to recognize "Palestine".
Abbas Calls Peres to Wish a Happy New YearPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas calls President Shimon Peres, wishes Israelis a Happy New Year.
Abbas: We Won't Accept Israeli Presence in Jordan ValleyPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas reiterates his determination to turn to the UN, says 'Palestinians' will never give up their rights.
Abbas Names Date for UN StatehoodPA Chairman Abbas says he will ask the UN member states to declare a ‘state of Palestine’ on September 27.
Lebanese Christian Leader to Ask Pope to Recognize 'Palestine'The Melkite Greek Catholic Church leader will ask the pope to recognize the Palestinian state when he visits Lebanon.
PLO Determined to Ask UN General Assembly for RecognitionPLO reiterates its determination to approach the United Nations and ask for recognition of ‘Palestine’ as a non-member state.
Britain to Support PA Financially Despite UN BidBritish official confirms his country will not suspend financial aid to the PA even if it turns to the UN for recognition as a state.
Erekat: Date of Next UN Bid to be Decided Next MonthSaeb Erekat says the Arab ministerial council will discuss the PA's next bid to the United Nations on September 5.
Abbas Warns: We'll Go to UN General AssemblyPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in France: We may seek non-member status at the United Nations if peace talks with Israel do not resume.
Abbas Threatens Renewed UN Statehood BidPA chairman Mahmoud Abbas said he will turn to the UN General Assembly for recognition if Israel does not capitulate to his demands
UN Says PA Statehood Bid on Shaky GroundA United Nations report says the Palestinian Authority's statehood bid is on shaky ground.