Palestinian UN bid

Palestinian UN bid ‘without substance’: Israeli minister

Palestinian bid for statehood is expected to be supported heavily in a 193-member UNGA, despite severe opposition by the US and Israel.

Nov 29, 2012, 16:23 PM IST

Pushing Palestinian resolution at UN a mistake: US

The US said that the Palestinian bid for a non-member observer state at the UN would be a "mistake".

Nov 29, 2012, 12:22 PM IST

Palestinian UN bid a mistake, says US

The US has termed as a "mistake" the Palestinian bid to become a non-member observer state at the UN.

Nov 27, 2012, 09:50 AM IST

Panel holds first meeting on Palestinian UN bid

It was the beginning of an assessment process that will pit the aid-dependent Palestinians against the US and Israel.

Oct 01, 2011, 00:12 AM IST

UN Council takes first step on Palestinian UN bid

Israel and the United States oppose the move and consider it a step back from long-stalled peace talks.

Sep 27, 2011, 00:42 AM IST

Palestine: Abbas submits UN statehood bid

Abbas` jubilant mood was matched by celebration of thousands of Palestinians who thronged around outdoor screens in town squares across the West Bank.

Sep 23, 2011, 10:55 AM IST

Clock ticks on Palestinian UN plan

President Mahmoud Abbas is pushing ahead with plans to submit the Palestinian application to the UN Security Council.

Sep 23, 2011, 00:19 AM IST

Palestinians confident on UN vote, but veto looms

A veto by US, one of the five permanent members, would still block approval even if most other members agree.

Sep 21, 2011, 00:02 AM IST

Diplomats scramble ahead of Palestinian UN bid

Diplomats are working feverishly to guide the Israel and Palestine back into direct negotiations.

Sep 19, 2011, 08:48 AM IST

Hillary talks to Abbas over Palestinian UN bid

The Palestinians are expected to make their bid later this month before the UN General Assembly.

Sep 07, 2011, 09:29 AM IST