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Palestinians to Give UN Security Council Time to Study Membership Bid

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 3:21 pm (UTC-5)
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A senior Palestinian official says Palestinians are giving the U.N. Security Council “some time” to study their application for full membership in the United Nations, as international pressure mounted Wednesday to head off a diplomatic clash. Nabil Shaath of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party told reporters in New York that the Palestinian leadership has […]

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Pressure Mounts at UN Ahead of Israeli, Palestinian Standoff Over Statehood

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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International pressure mounted Wednesday to head off a diplomatic clash at the United Nations, as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pushed ahead with a campaign for full U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state. U.S. President Barack Obama is pressing Israeli and Palestinian leaders to get both sides to return to peace talks. The president held talks […]

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A Look at the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Since the Oslo Accords

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 12:46 pm (UTC-5)
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A look at some major events in Israeli-Palestinian peace moves since 1993. September 1993: Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization sign a declaration of principles known as the Oslo Accords. The agreements include mutual recognition and a plan to establish Palestinian self-government in parts of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. December 1994: PLO leader […]

Obama Makes Plea to Delay Palestinian Statehood Bid at UN

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is pressing Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Wednesday to get both sides to return to peace talks ahead of a United Nations showdown over a Palestinian bid for statehood. Mr. Obama met in New York late Wednesday morning with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, ahead of a separate sitdown with Israeli Prime […]

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Obama to Meet Netanyahu, Abbas in NY Wednesday

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 6:26 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is holding separate meetings in New York Wednesday with his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, amid a push to head off a diplomatic clash at the United Nations. Mr. Abbas is moving ahead with a campaign for full U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state, despite efforts […]

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Obama to Meet Netanyahu, Abbas in NY Wednesday

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 4:51 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is holding separate meetings in New York Wednesday with his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, amid a push to head off a diplomatic clash at the United Nations. Mr. Abbas is moving ahead with a campaign for full U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state, despite efforts […]

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Obama to Meet Netanyahu, Abbas in NY Wednesday

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 2:56 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is holding separate meetings in New York Wednesday with his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, amid a push to head off a diplomatic clash at the United Nations. Mr. Abbas is moving ahead with a campaign for full U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state, despite efforts […]

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Obama to Meet Netanyahu, Abbas in NY Wednesday

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will hold separate meetings in New York Wednesday with his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as the push to head off a Mideast diplomatic clash at the United Nations intensifies. Mr. Abbas is pushing ahead with a campaign for full U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state, […]

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Abbas Pushes Ahead with UN Bid for Palestinian State

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 11:41 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is holding meetings with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Foreign Secretary William Hague Tuesday as he presses the Palestinian bid in New York for United Nations recognition. There was no public Palestinian reply to an offer from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who called Monday on the Palestinian leader to […]

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Abbas Pushes Ahead with UN Bid for Palestinian State

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 9:11 am (UTC-5)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is holding meetings with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Foreign Secretary William Hague Tuesday as he presses the Palestinian bid in New York for United Nations recognition. There was no public Palestinian reply to an offer from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who called Monday on the Palestinian leader to […]

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