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New diplomatic threat: PA to seek full membership in the United Nations

PA appeals to Security Council members, asks to promote move in which "Palestine" will receive recognition as full member of the UN.

PA to seek full membership in the United Nations

PA: Israeli construction could lead to 'apartheid'

PA envoy to the UN condemns approval of new construction in Judea and Samaria, says it "erodes" peace efforts.

PA: Israeli construction could lead to 'apartheid'

PA starts steps towards international peace conference

PA envoy to the UN says PA holding consultations with UN chief and some countries to prepare for international conference.

PA starts steps towards international peace conference

PA to UN: Israel is hurting our efforts to fight coronavirus

Ambassador Danon: With one hand the Palestinians receive aid from Israel, and with the other they act against Israel in the UN.

PA to UN: Israel is hurting our efforts to fight coronavirus

PA dropping bid to become full UN member

PA's UN envoy says he's dropping bid to become full member state due to "obstacles".

PA dropping bid to become full UN member

Danon fires back after PA envoy condemns Israel

PA representative at the UN says Israeli response to Hamas attacks was "morally depraved". Danon: Blame Hamas.

Danon fires back after PA envoy condemns Israel

PA officials denied visas for UN meeting in New York

PA representative to UN says six PA officials were denied visas by U.S. to attend high-level meeting at UN in New York.

PA officials denied visas for UN meeting in New York

PA envoy blames Israel for Gaza rocket attacks

PA observer at the UN, Riyad Mansour, says Gaza escalation followed an "Israeli provocation".

PA envoy blames Israel for Gaza rocket attacks

PA pushes for UN Security Council to broker peace talks

After denouncing US as broker for talks with Israel, PA suggests UN Security Council as replacement. 'US-led peace talks have failed.'

PA pushes for UN Security Council to broker peace talks

PA: We'll demand equal rights throughout 'Palestine'

PA's UN envoy speaks in Abbas's name, demands equal rights if Israel does not end the "occupation".

PA: We'll demand equal rights throughout 'Palestine'

PA urges Red Cross to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

PA envoy to the UN calls on Red Cross to help end hunger strike by terrorist prisoners in Israeli jails.

PA urges Red Cross to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

'Your hero is a terrorist and a murderer'

Confrontation in UN Security Council over terrorist hunger strike as Ambassador Danon slams Arab support for arch terrorist.

'Your hero is a terrorist and a murderer'

Ambassador Haley makes bid to renew peace talks

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley discusses reviving Israel-PA talks with PA envoy to the United Nations.

Ambassador Haley makes bid to renew peace talks

PA official: Resolution 2334 was 'pro-peace'

PA envoy to the UN insists the resolution passed last month by the UN Security Council is both “pro-Palestinian” and “pro-Israel”.

PA official: Resolution 2334 was 'pro-peace'

PA: We'll 'make life miserable' for Trump if he moves embassy

PA's UN envoy says the PA will act at the UN if President-elect follows through on his promise to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem.

PA: We'll 'make life miserable' for Trump if he moves embassy

PA envoy: Israel must face consequences

PA envoy to the UN calls for Israel to face “consequences” for its construction of “Jewish settlements”.

PA envoy: Israel must face consequences for 'settlements'

Arab nations: Quartet report biased

Arab nations call on Security Council not to endorse Quartet report because the Palestinians view it as biased in favor of Israel.

Arab nations: Quartet report biased in favor of Israel

PA discusses maritime borders for future state

In another unilateral move, PA UN envoy says talks have begun with Egypt on setting out the maritime borders of a future state.

PA discusses maritime borders for future state with Egypt

PA envoy to UN compares Israel to Nazi Germany

Israel's ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon says comparison is 'despicable.'

PA envoy to UN compares Israel to Nazi Germany

Watch: Dramatic clash at the UN Security Council

Danon brings family of terror victim to UN, tells Palestinian representative 'shame on you' for refusing to condemn terror.

Watch: Dramatic clash at the UN Security Council

PA confirms resolution against 'settlements'

PA Ambassador to the UN confirms Palestinians are discussing UN resolution to confront Israel over its construction in Judea and Samaria.

PA confirms it is pursuing resolution against 'settlements'

PA announces new UN campaign to renew peace talks

PA’s UN envoy says PA may try to pass resolution condemning "settlements" as part of a campaign to force peace talks on Israel.

PA announces new UN campaign to renew peace talks

Danon: Denounce PA 'organ harvesting' blood libel

Israeli envoy demands UN condemn PA envoy who accused Israel of "harvesting organs" of terrorists.

Danon: PA 'organ harvesting' UN blood libel must be denounced

Palestinian Authority Wants UN Force in Jerusalem

In latest diplomatic move against Israel, and as Arab terror attacks continue to target Jews, PA to ask UN to deploy troops in Jerusalem.

Palestinian Authority Wants UN 'Protection Force' in Jerusalem

UN Poised to Approve Raising Palestinian Flag

Resolution to hoist PA flag at UN will likely be approved on Thursday, despite strong opposition from US and Israel.

UN Poised to Approve Raising Palestinian Flag

PA Rallying for Votes to Raise Flag at UN

PA envoy to UN claims that the international body will likely back the move to raise its flag, despite being a non-member state.

PA Rallying for 'As Many Votes as Possible' to Raise Flag at UN

PA Envoy: ICC Can Start Investigating Israel

The PA's representative at the UN says the ICC can begin examining Israeli "war crimes" without waiting until the PA becomes a member.

PA Envoy: ICC Can Start Investigating Israel's 'War Crimes'

PA Presents ICC Membership Request to UN

PA envoy to the United Nations says PA seeks justice "for all the victims that have been killed by Israel".

PA Presents ICC Membership Request to UNplayer

PA Submits Anti-Israel UN Resolution

PA submits draft resolution to force an Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria, but says there could still be negotiations on the text.

PA Submits UN Resolution to Force Israeli Withdrawal

PA Envoy: We Want to Prosecute Israel at ICC

The Palestinian Authority’s UN envoy declares that the PA plans to join the ICC "at an appropriate time."

PA Envoy: We Want to Join ICC and Prosecute Israel

PA Becomes 'Observer' at ICC

PA named an observer at the summit meeting of the countries that are members of the International Criminal Court.

PA Becomes 'Observer' at International Criminal Court

France Working on Israel-PA Talks Resolution

PA'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.

France Working on Alternate Resolution on Israel-PA Talks

PA Threatens to Sue Individual Israelis

PA official threatens to sue Israelis who "committed crimes against Palestinians" if resolution to "end the occupation" fails to pass.

PA Threatens to Sue Individual Israelis at Int'l Court

PA Asks UN to Condemn Israel's 'Provocation'

The Palestinian Authority blames Israel for unrest in Jerusalem, accuses it of "provocation and incitement".

PA Asks UN to Condemn Israel's 'Provocation'

PA: If Our UN Bid is Rejected, We'll Go to ICC

PA'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 Ambassador: If Our UN Bid is Rejected, We'll Go to ICC

PA's UN Envoy Pleads for Action Against Israel

PA envoy Riyad Mansour asks the Security Council to take action against "Israel's atrocities".

PA's UN Envoy Pleads for Action Against Israel

PA Threatens to Join More Organizations

PA envoy to the United Nations threatens more unilateral moves, "depending on Israel’s actions."

PA Threatens to Join More International Organizations

PA Complains to UN Over Temple Mount

PA’s observer in the UN calls on the UN Security Council to prevent Israel’s “illegal activities” at the Temple Mount.

PA Complains to UN Over Temple Mount

PA Blames Israel for Lack of Progress

“Tangible progress remains elusive” because of Israel, says the Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour.

PA's UN Envoy Blames Israel for Lack of Progress in Peace Talks

PA: Most of Security Council will Condemn Israel

PA's UN observer predicts that all members of the Security Council except the U.S. will condemn new Israeli construction.

PA Envoy: Most Security Council Members will Condemn Israel