Obama rejects Palestinian UN statehood bid

Obama stopped short of directly asking the Palestinians to drop their plan to seek statehood recognition from the UN.

Palestinian statehood bid will fail: Israeli PM

150 member states are likely to vote in favour of the Palestinian
resolution demanding a full member status in the UN.

Palestinian statehood `long overdue`: UN chief

The Palestinian leadership has launched a campaign to become the UN`s 194th member state.