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PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA: Recognition of Palestine will thwart annexation

PA cabinet leaders calls on EU countries to recognize "Palestine" in order to thwart Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 28/05/2020 02:06
PA cabinet leader: Europe should recognize 'Palestine'

PA cabinet leader: Europe should recognize 'Palestine'

Mohammad Shtayyeh meets EU representative, urges EU to fill the void caused by "failure" of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, 20/02/2020 06:08
PA to Europe: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA to Europe: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader trying to promote an international peace conference as an alternative to the US peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 16/02/2020 03:30
Abbas asks France to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas asks France to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman meets French President Macron, expresses hope that France and other European countries will recognize a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 23/01/2020 05:20
PLO to Belgians: Recognize a Palestinian state

PLO to Belgians: Recognize a Palestinian state

PLO leader Nabil Shaath meets Belgian delegation, asks that Belgium unilaterally recognize a Palestinian state.Dalit Halevi, 25/12/2019 04:37
Luxembourg pushing for recognition of 'Palestine'

Luxembourg pushing for recognition of 'Palestine'

Luxembourg pushing for all EU member states to recognize Palestinian state in response to US policy shift on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 09/12/2019 03:29
Nicaragua to open embassy in 'Palestine'

Nicaragua to open embassy in 'Palestine'

PA “foreign minister” says Nicaragua has appointed an ambassador and will open an embassy.Elad Benari, 08/08/2019 06:08
Saint Kitts and Nevis recognizes 'Palestine'

Saint Kitts and Nevis recognizes 'Palestine'

PA "foreign ministry" announces that Saint Kitts and Nevis will recognize “Palestine” as an independent state.Ben Ariel, 30/07/2019 06:07
PA 'foreign minister': A new country will recognize 'Palestine'

PA 'foreign minister': A new country will recognize 'Palestine'

PA "foreign minister" Riyad al-Malki says a new country will be recognizing the State of “Palestine” by the end of the month.Elad Benari, 22/07/2019 04:35
Slovenia ready to recognize 'Palestine'

Slovenia ready to recognize 'Palestine'

Slovenia's Foreign Minister says there is consensus in the country on the issue of recognition of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 11/07/2019 06:24
PA urges Canada to recognize 'Palestine'

PA urges Canada to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas advisor calls on Canadian government to recognize the “state of Palestine” and to support it in the international arena.Dalit Halevi, 02/07/2019 05:43
PA calls on Britain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA calls on Britain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA cabinet leader urges Britain recognize a Palestinian state in accordance with a resolution by its parliament.Dalit Halevi, 29/05/2019 05:36
PA calls for European recognition of 'Palestine'

PA calls for European recognition of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet leader urges European countries to immediately recognize Palestine in order to save the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 18/04/2019 04:13
Arab League to Europe: Recognize 'Palestine'

Arab League to Europe: Recognize 'Palestine'

Arab League Secretary-General calls on countries in Europe to recognize the state of "Palestine" within the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 05/02/2019 04:45
Australian Labor Party calls to recognize 'Palestine'

Australian Labor Party calls to recognize 'Palestine'

National conference of Australia’s Labor Party approves resolution calling on next government to proceed with recognition of “Palestine”.Elad Benari, 19/12/2018 06:06
Corbyn: If elected, we'll recognize 'Palestine'

Corbyn: If elected, we'll recognize 'Palestine'

British Labour leader says a Labour-led government would recognize an independent state of Palestine “as soon as we take office”.Elad Benari, 27/09/2018 06:15
Ireland may recognize a Palestinian state

Ireland may recognize a Palestinian state

Irish Foreign Minister says his country may recognize Palestinian state if peace talks with Israel continue to stagnate.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/09/2018 00:34
Spain 'ready to recognize Palestinian state'

Spain 'ready to recognize Palestinian state'

Spain’s Foreign Minister says his country is ready to recognize "Palestine" if EU fails to reach a unanimous decision on the matter.Elad Benari, 21/09/2018 06:16
Colombian President: 'Palestine' recognition is irreversible

Colombian President: 'Palestine' recognition is irreversible

Colombia’s new President says decision by his predecessor to recognize “Palestine” days before he left office cannot be changed.Elad Benari, 04/09/2018 06:15
PA welcomes Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

PA welcomes Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet praises Colombia after it recognized “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 15/08/2018 06:46
Israel surprised by Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

Israel surprised by Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

Israel's foreign ministry awaiting explanation from Colombia's new government following reports the country recognized “Palestine”.Ben Ariel, 10/08/2018 05:12
Colombia to review recognition of 'Palestine'

Colombia to review recognition of 'Palestine'

Colombia’s new government says it will review former President’s recognition of “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 09/08/2018 06:06
Colombia recognizes 'Palestine'

Colombia recognizes 'Palestine'

Colombian foreign ministry reveals the country recognized “Palestine” as a sovereign state in the days before its new president took office.Elad Benari, 09/08/2018 01:08
Corbyn: Labour government would recognize 'Palestine'

Corbyn: Labour government would recognize 'Palestine'

British Labour leader says a Labour-led government would recognize “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 25/06/2018 04:44
Pandemonium at Russian embassy in eastern Jerusalem

Pandemonium at Russian embassy in eastern Jerusalem

Jerusalem district police commander prevents conference to declare Jerusalem the capital of Palestine. MK Odeh livid.Ido Ben Porat, 18/06/2018 23:29
Slovenian president doubts country will recognize 'Palestine'

Slovenian president doubts country will recognize 'Palestine'

Slovenian President says he will only back recognition of Palestinian state if it contributes to solution of conflict with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/01/2018 22:12
Report: Slovenia to recognize 'Palestine'

Report: Slovenia to recognize 'Palestine'

Officials say Slovenia will recognize the "state of Palestine" this month in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 22/01/2018 06:08
Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman to ask the EU to officially recognize the state of “Palestine” when he meets foreign ministers on Monday.Elad Benari, 22/01/2018 00:05
PA leader asks Norway to recognize 'Palestine'

PA leader asks Norway to recognize 'Palestine'

Rami Hamdallah claims that recognition of "Palestine" would salvage the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 09/01/2018 06:07
Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

PA officials continuing efforts to unilaterally gain recognition of the state of “Palestine” with eastern Jerusalem as its capital.Elad Benari, 08/01/2018 06:08
Arab League to seek recognition of 'Palestine'

Arab League to seek recognition of 'Palestine'

Arab League will seek international recognition of a Palestinian state with eastern Jerusalem as its capital, Jordan announces.Elad Benari, 07/01/2018 03:55
PA official: France wants to recognize 'Palestine'

PA official: France wants to recognize 'Palestine'

PA envoy to France claims Paris wants to recognize the state of Palestine in a joint move with other European countries.Elad Benari, 04/12/2017 05:45
Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas urges Spain to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman says Palestinians suffered "historic injustice" in 1948.Dalit Halevi, 21/11/2017 04:08
British Labour leader: Let's recognize 'Palestine'

British Labour leader: Let's recognize 'Palestine'

Jeremy Corbyn calls for the UK to mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration by recognizing “Palestine”.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/11/2017 22:33
British Labour member: Time to recognize 'Palestine'

British Labour member: Time to recognize 'Palestine'

Emily Thornberry says UK government should mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration by formally recognizing Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 31/10/2017 06:14
PA leader calls on EU to recognize 'Palestine'

PA leader calls on EU to recognize 'Palestine'

Rami Hamdallah urges EU states to recognize "Palestine" in order to "save" the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 21/02/2017 05:44
PA establishes "Palestinian" embassy in the Vatican

PA establishes "Palestinian" embassy in the Vatican

PA chairman and Pope Francis attend inauguration of embassy of "Palestine" at the Vatican.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/01/2017 22:29
Abbas welcomes France's peace proposal

Abbas welcomes France's peace proposal

PA chairman supports French initiative to jumpstart the peace process through international peace conference.Elad Benari, 31/01/2016 01:56
'Will France also suggest conference for ISIS?'

'Will France also suggest conference for ISIS?'

Political officials express fury over French proposal. US also prefers solution that is not unilateral.Nitsan Keidar, 30/01/2016 22:15
France threatens to recognize 'Palestine'

France threatens to recognize 'Palestine'

French Foreign Minister says his country would recognize a Palestinian state if efforts to resume peace talks fail.Ben Ariel, Canada, 29/01/2016 20:26
Abbas visits Greece, parliament mulls recognition

Abbas visits Greece, parliament mulls recognition

PA chairman to meet Greek PM Alexis Tsipras following reports that parliament is planning to vote on recognition of Palestinian statehood.Ben Ariel, 21/12/2015 06:43
Obama seeks to restore aid to UNESCO

Obama seeks to restore aid to UNESCO

Obama/Kerry seek to renew funding to organization that accepts state" not recognized by U.S. – despite law forbidding this.Hillel Fendel, 17/12/2015 00:13
Is Greece planning to recognize '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.Elad Benari, 11/12/2015 06:13
Australia's Labor Party Might Recognize Palestine

Australia's Labor Party Might Recognize Palestine

Australia's Labor party agrees on resolution that should the party come to power, it would consider recognizing Palestinian statehood.Elad Benari, 27/07/2015 04:12
Labour Member: Shouldn't Have Recognized Palestine

Labour Member: Shouldn't Have Recognized Palestine

Liz Kendall, candidate for the leadership of the British Labour party, says recognizing Palestine was not the “right thing to do”.Elad Benari, 22/07/2015 06:15
Abbas Inaugurates 'Palestinian Embassy' in Serbia

Abbas Inaugurates 'Palestinian Embassy' in Serbia

PA chairman inaugurates a Palestinian embassy in Belgrade, in the presence of the Serbian President.Ben Ariel, 12/06/2015 06:43
Italy 'Supports the Goal' of a Palestinian State

Italy 'Supports the Goal' of a Palestinian State

Italian deputies call on the government to support the goal of a Palestinian state, stop short of supporting recognition.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/02/2015 21:06
Italy Postpones Vote on Recognition of 'Palestine'

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.Elad Benari, 20/02/2015 05:45
Sweden's FM: Israel is Irritating its Allies

Sweden's FM: Israel is Irritating its Allies

Sweden's foreign minister says Israel overreacted to her country’s recognition of “Palestine”, and that it is irritating its close allies.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/01/2015 20:56
The Impending Vote For The Recognition of Palestine

The Impending Vote For The Recognition of Palestine

A vote for recognition would do more than anything in decades to undermine a peace settlement. The terrorism will continue, Hamas will import and stock ever more powerful weapons and will, in all likelihood, take control of the West Bank.Dr. Denis MacEoin, 15/12/2014 09:47
Portugal's Parliament: Recognize 'Palestine'

Portugal's Parliament: Recognize 'Palestine'

Portugal's parliament adopts a resolution calling on the government to recognize "Palestine", following a number of similar votes in Europe.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/12/2014 21:56
Denmark to Debate Recognition of 'Palestine'

Denmark to Debate Recognition of 'Palestine'

Danish parliament to hold first reading of a motion calling for the recognition of “Palestine”, according to MP Holger K. Nielsen.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2014 05:44
Ireland Urges Government to Recognize 'Palestine'

Ireland Urges Government to Recognize 'Palestine'

Irish lawmakers pass a non-binding motion urging their government to recognize “Palestine” as a state.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2014 03:45
Ireland to Accept Motion Recognizing 'Palestine'

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.Ben Ariel, 10/12/2014 00:16
Belgium Planning to Recognize 'Palestine'

Belgium Planning to Recognize 'Palestine'

Belgian legislators are working on a resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, following suit with several other European countries.Elad Benari, 05/12/2014 03:16
'This is What They Do as the World is Exploding?'

'This is What They Do as the World is Exploding?'

Prime Minister Netanyahu rips into French legislature for its upcoming vote on recognizing 'Palestine'.Gil Ronen, 23/11/2014 22:16
Netanyahu Warns France on 'Palestine' Vote

Netanyahu Warns France on 'Palestine' Vote

PM: France's parliament would be making a 'grave mistake' if it recognizes a Palestinian state in a vote on December 2.Gil Ronen, 23/11/2014 19:27