and 19 Sep 2011 19:28 GMT
Abbas insists the PLO will only request full statehood, but Palestinians have many strategies available to them at UN.
22 Sep 2011 15:08 GMT
Israeli settlers continuously provoke their Palestinian neighbours and the Israeli army makes little effort to stop them
19 Sep 2011 15:32 GMT
Experts discuss what may happen with the Palestinian bid for UN statehood and what it means for all concerned.
08 Sep 2011 14:31 GMT
As the bid for statehood at the UN draws closer, legal scholars wonder who has legitimacy to represent Palestinians.
14 Sep 2011 03:40 GMT
Silence a sharp contrast to the frenzied political activity elsewhere in the region and beyond.
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The US has threatened to stop funding the Palestinian Authority, while Europe has said little about its reaction.
Palestinians show their support for the PLO's UN membership bid at a rally at the Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah.
Ban Ki-moon says he hopes for meaningful dialogue in the run-up to statehood bid.
Palestinians will ask Security Council for recognition, despite expected US veto, Fatah official Mohammed Shtayyeh says.
Ex-British PM and Quartet's special envoy says it is Palestinians' "right" to come to UN, but negotiations are a must.
Arab countries to push for a fully fledged Palestinian state at the United Nations next week, Qatari PM says.
As a new cycle of violence begins, the US must do the right thing, rather than what is politically expediant.
Israeli PM requests meeting in New York to relaunch "direct negotiations" as Palestinians prepare for UN membership bid.
Campaigners deliver letter to UN secretary-general's office in Ramallah asking him to support bid for UN recognition.
Official says reported US efforts to get Palestinians to halt their UN membership campaign will not succeed.
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