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Keyword: Palestinian statehood

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Daily News Analysis

French Assembly joins long list of EU States supporting Palestinian statehood

Crescent International

Safar 09, 14362014-12-02

The French National Assembly became the latest elected body calling for the recognition of a Palestinian State. The French follow Britain, Ireland, Sweden and Spain in support of Palestine. The ball was set rolling by a vote in the UN General Assembly in November 2012 upgrading Palestine's status to a non-member state.

Daily News Analysis

British MPs vote in favour of Palestinian State

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 18, 14352014-10-13

While symbolic, the vote in the British House of Commons today in favor of recognizing the Palestinian State has great political significance. It has boosted the morale of the Palestinians while bringing grief to the Zionist occupiers of Palestine.

Main Stories

UN showdown over Palestinian statehood fails to address issue of sovereignty

Zainab Cheema

Sha'ban 14, 14362011-10-01

Mahmoud Abbas (aka Abu Mazen) addressed the UN General Assembly on September 23, making an emotional plea for Palestinian statehood. The moment was made for TV — “Abbas brings Tahrir Square to New York,” declared one observer, noting CNN’s broadcast of the speech spliced with scenes of flag-waving crowds in Palestine.

News & Analysis

PA bid for statehood fizzles out as Abbas succumbs again

Iqbal Jassat

Shawwal 03, 14322011-09-01

Given the straightjacket in which Abbas and his disgraced cohorts operate, not only is it entirely unlikely for him to defy Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but it is hard to imagine he possesses any courage to defy his paymasters.

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