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PA UN Nonmember State Bid

News and updates about PA UN Nonmember State Bid

Report: PA Votes in UN For First Time

AFP reports that PA has voted in UN for the first time; PA claims this is 'first step' to full UN recognition.

Report: Palestinian Authority Votes in UN For First Time

Israel to Withhold PA Funds Till March

Israel plans to withhold funds collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority until at least March.

Israel to Withhold PA Funds Till March

Merkel, Netanyahu 'Agree We're Not Agreed'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after a meeting with Israel's prime minister the two did not agree “on the question of settlements.”

Germany, Israel 'Agree We're Not Agreed'

Israel is Firm on Housing, Despite Veiled Threats

France and Italy say they're not ready to "start thinking of sanctions" but prefer "persuasion." Israel is firm on plans to build in E1.

Israel Won't Back Down on Housing, Despite Veiled Threats

Yaalon 'Unaware' of British Plan to Recall Envoy

Vice Prime Minister says cabinet has, in essence, adopted the Levy Report.

Yaalon 'Not Aware' of British, French Plans to Recall Envoys

Israel Withholds One Month's Tax Revenues from PA

Finance Minister says taxes and tariffs collected this month will not be transferred, due to PA's UN bid.

Israel Withholds One Month's Tax Revenues from PA

Abbas - Jerusalem 'Eternal Capital of Palestine'

PA Chairman promises that someday the PA flag will fly over “Jerusalem, eternal capital of the state of Palestine.”

Abbas 'Victory Speech': Jerusalem 'Eternal Capital of Palestine'

Israel Rejects UN Approval of New PA Status

The Cabinet has unanimously voted Sunday to reject the UN decision to grant the Palestinian Authority nonmember observer state status.

Israel 'Completely Rejects' UN Approval of New PA Status player

No More Tax Funds from Israel to PA

Israel has decided to withhold taxes collected for the Palestinian Authority that were to be transferred later in the month.

No More Tax Funds from Israel to PA

Germany 'Committed to Israel' on Security

German leader Merkel says her nation stands by Israel on security, but says Jerusalem must “revise” plans to build new homes in territories.

Germany 'Committed to Israel' on Security

Australian Gov't Says Abstain at UN PA Bid

Australia's Labor caucus is refusing to allow its prime minister to vote “no” when the UN considers the PA bid for statehood today.

Australian Gov't Won't Let PM Vote 'No' on PA UN Bid

Israel Braces for PA Arab 'Disturbances'

Israel is bracing itself for possible 'disturbances' by PA Arabs in the wake of its probable statehood vote Thursday at the United Nations.

Israel Braces for PA Arab 'Disturbances'

Germany Won't Support PA, Britain 'Still Open'

It won't be a unanimous vote for the PA bid for nonmember observer state status at the United Nations tomorrow. Not quite.

Germany Won't Support PA, Britain 'Still Open'

Denmark to Vote for PA at UN

Denmark will back a PA bid to upgrade its United Nations status to that of a non-member observer state, its foreign ministry announced.

Denmark to Vote for PA at United Nations

Israel to Fight PA's UN Bid, Debate Next Move

The Foreign Ministry is already working on a strategy for the day after the PA's “observer state” status vote set for Thursday at the UNGA.

Israel to Fight PA's UN Bid, Debate What to Do Next

Abbas Warns UN Bid is 'Last Chance' for Peace

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas claimed Saturday the entity's renewed bid for UN membership is the “last chance” for peace with Israel.

Abbas Warns UN Bid is 'Last Chance' for Peace

Binyamin Official Calls to Annex Judea, Samaria

The deputy chairman of the Binyamin Regional Council, Motti Yogev, has called on the government to annex Judea and Samaria.

Binyamin Region Official Calls to Annex Judea, Samaria