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Abbas threatens Israel with unilateral steps

PA chairman threatens to take unilateral measures over the next month if Israel does not stop its "aggression."

Abbas threatens Israel with unilateral steps

Abbas continues diplomatic war

PA chairman signs accession papers to international organizations and conventions as he continues to attempt to bypass peace talks.

Abbas continues diplomatic war

UN votes to allow PA to chair G77

General Assembly votes to allow Palestinian Authority to chair group of 77 developing nations. US, Israel and Australia vote against.

UN votes to allow PA to chair G77

PA joins more international organizations

Hours after being accepted to OPCW, PA joins two UN agencies and the global convention to halt the spread of chemical weapons.

PA joins more international organizations

'Abbas's speech is a slap in the face to Europe'

Deputy Foreign Minister to EU Ambassador: Do not provide illusions to the Palestinians that they will receive unilateral recognition.

'Abbas's speech is a slap in the face to Europe'

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.

Abbas to ask EU to recognize 'Palestine'

Israel's Security Council candidacy bothers PA

Palestine Committee of Arab Parliament joins forces with PA to oppose Israel's candidacy for UN Security Council.

Israel's Security Council candidacy bothers PA

PA acceptance to Interpol a 'double-edged sword'

Dr. Alan Baker says PA acceptance to Interpol was nothing more than a PR achievement for the PA, says it could end up harming its leaders.

PA acceptance to Interpol a 'double-edged sword'

PA planning more steps against Israel at ICC

Former chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says the PA will take a number of steps at the ICC against Israeli "crimes".

PA planning more steps against Israel at ICC

Security Council to vote on 'anti-settlement' resolution

UN Security Council will vote on Thursday afternoon on Resolution 2334 calling on Israel to "cease all settlement activities".

Security Council to vote on 'anti-settlement' resolution

PA submits 'anti-settlement' resolution to UN Security Council

Latest unilateral PA resolution calls for an immediate and full halt to the “settlement building in the occupied territories.”

PA submits 'anti-settlement' resolution to UN Security Council

PA trying to convince Obama not to veto UN resolution

PA sending a delegation to Washington in hopes of avoiding American veto of a UN Security Council resolution that criticizes "settlements".

PA trying to convince Obama not to veto UN resolution

PLO calls for boycott of 'settlements'

PLO Executive Committee calls for a boycott of "settlements" and unilateral UN moves against Israel.

PLO calls for boycott of 'settlements'

Bolton to Obama: Don't act against Israel at the UN

Former Ambassador to the UN warns Obama not to take any actions before leaving office that could hurt Israel at the UN.

Bolton to Obama: Don't act against Israel at the UN

PA to protest delay in Interpol application

PA government will protest against a delay in its application to join Interpol at the body's annual conference next week.

PA to protest delay in Interpol application

PA warned not to initiate anti-Israel resolutions

Both Egypt and the U.S. have warned the PA not to advance any moves at the UN Security Council until after the presidential election.

PA warned not to initiate anti-Israel resolutions

UN Security Council to discuss 'settlements'

UN Security Council to hold special meeting on Israeli construction in Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem. It will not include a vote.

UN Security Council to discuss 'settlements'

PA mulling new lawsuits against Israel at ICC

PA official says they are considering filing more complaints against Israel at International Criminal Court.

PA mulling new lawsuits against Israel at ICC

PA considering another anti-Israel resolution

Senior PA officials say PA may again go after Israel at the Security Council due to concern Washington will foil the French initiative.

PA considering yet another anti-Israel resolution at the UN

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 claims: Israel is polluting our territory

PA complains to UN institution, claims Israel dumped hazardous waste in its territory.

PA claims: Israel is polluting our territory

Washington 'keeps options open' on PA resolution

State Department spokesman won't say whether the United States will support anti-Israeli resolution, but also rules nothing out.

Washington 'keeps options open' on PA's 'settlement' resolution

PA hopes Obama won't veto UN resolution

PA is hoping that Obama will break with tradition and back its UN resolution condemning Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria.

PA hopes Obama won't veto 'anti-settlement' resolution

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'

Danon: PA must understand there are no shortcuts

Israel’s UN envoy criticizes reports that the PA is planning a resolution condemning Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria.

Danon: Palestinians must understand there are no shortcuts

PA pushing UN resolution condemning 'settlements'

Netanyahu says PA chairman is pushing peace talks further away with latest unilateral move at the UN.

PA pushing UN resolution condemning Israeli '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

PA threatens to force Israeli withdrawal

PA blasts Israel for its “settlement attack”, calls on the international community to force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.

PA threatens to force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria

PA trying to have 'settlements' declared illegal

PA continues diplomatic offensive against Israel, trying to advance a resolution condemning communities in Judea and Samaria.

PA trying to get UN to declare 'settlements' illegal

Abbas asks to set deadline for 'end of occupation'

PA chairman renews calls on the UN force Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. A resolution in this vein failed to pass last year.

Abbas again asks UN to set deadline for 'end of occupation'

Bennett: No handing over land to Arabs

Jewish Home head responds sharply to Netanyahu's statement about possible unilateral move in Judea, Samaria.

Bennett: No handing over land to Arabs

Bennett versus Bibi: 'Enemy shouldn't get a prize'

Jewish Home head counters Netanyahu's statement about possible unilateral Israeli move in Judea and Samaria.

Bennett versus Bibi: 'Enemy should not get a prize'

Netanyahu Blasts PA 'Provocation' After FIFA Move

Netanyahu welcomes PA's dropping of anti-Israel bid at FIFA, calls the move a "Palestinian provocation".

Netanyahu Blasts PA 'Provocation' After FIFA Move

Erekat Vows to Intensify Efforts Against Israel

PA chief negotiator says the results of the elections means PA will continue to pursue Israel at ICC.

Erekat Vows to Intensify Efforts Against Israel

Arabs to Propose Resolution to 'End Occupation'

Arab League to propose new resolution calling for end to “Israel's occupation” and plans to later bring it before the UN.

Arabs to Propose New Resolution to 'End Israeli Occupation'

Obama to Netanyahu: PA Isn't a State

President Obama speaks with PM Netanyahu, reaffirms that the United States opposes PA bid to join the International Criminal Court.

Obama to Netanyahu: The PA Isn't a State, Can't Join ICC

UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Palestinian Authority will join the International Criminal Court on April 1.

UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1

Former US Negotiator: Stop Giving PA Free Rein

US chief negotiator Dennis Ross pens NYT op/ed calling on the EU to 'stop giving Palestinians a pass.'

Former US Negotiator: Stop Giving PA Free Rein

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA

The United States reviewing its annual $440-million aid package to the PA because of its effort to join the ICC, says State Department.

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA Over ICC Bid

Erekat Threatens: We'll Dismantle the PA

PA chief negotiator says the PA will not agree to the status quo, threatens the PA will dismantle itself and “hand the keys” back to Israel.

Erekat Threatens: We'll Dismantle the Palestinian Authority