September 23, 2011
In a dramatic speech at the U.N., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he had asked the international body to admit the state of Palestine as a full member.
September 21, 2011
US President Barack Obama warned Wednesday there was "no short cut" to Middle East peace.
Palestinians were streaming to the center of the West Bank city of Ramallah to express support for their president's move to win U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state.
September 19, 2011
Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas said on Monday he expects a “very difficult” situation after he approaches the UN to seek full membership for Palestine later this week.
September 16, 2011
The Palestinians will go forward with a bid for full membership of the UN, after Mahmud Abbas delivered a key speech in Ramallah on Friday.
September 14, 2011
The president of the Palestinian Authority is determined to ask full UN membership
September 13, 2011
US President Barack Obama said that a Palestinian move for recognition next week at the United Nations was a “distraction” and would not result in viable statehood.
September 8, 2011
The Palestinians on Thursday kicked off a campaign in support of their UN membership bid.
September 5, 2011
A mosque in the West Bank village of Qusra, south of Nablus, was torched Monday morning.
August 25, 2011
The death toll in the Gaza Strip during the last 24 hours increased to six, while more than 25 Palestinians were wounded, as a result of Israeli air strikes.
August 21, 2011
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip bombarded southern Israel with rockets and mortars Sunday, striking an empty school and a score of other targets.
August 18, 2011
Israeli warplanes bombed a southern Gaza Strip building Thursday evening ز
August 16, 2011
Israeli aircraft attacked five targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday
August 13, 2011
The Palestinians will submit their bid for membership of the United Nations on September 20.
August 7, 2011
Rival Palestinian parties Fatah and Hamas held talks Sunday in Egypt aimed at implementing a reconciliation deal announced in May.