Even as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas asked the UN to recognize Palestinian statehood, diplomatic leaders proposed a new timeline for Mideast peace talks. It's unclear what happens next.
09/23/2011 05:52 pm
Everyone from Hamas supporters to shopkeepers in Ramallah have backed the Palestinian statehood bid at the UN, but some warn that failure could lead to a third intifada.
09/23/2011 09:42 am
A Palestinian bid for statehood recognition by the UN Security Council will be vetoed by the US. Afterward, President Obama must rebuild his vision for a new style of American leadership in the Middle East.
09/22/2011 03:00 pm
Both leaders spoke Wednesday at the UN. Obama explained the US approach toward the Palestinians' bid for independence, while the French president tried to establish a new timeline.
09/21/2011 05:04 pm
Palestinian, Israeli, and foreign activists have launched a neighborhood patrol project to protect Palestinians from Israeli settler violence, rising amid tensions related to the Palestinian UN bid for statehood.
09/21/2011 04:19 pm
Hamas has yet to officially declare its stance on the Palestinian statehood bid, to be launched at the UN this week. If the bid fails, the Islamist movement could expand its power in the West Bank.
09/20/2011 02:16 pm
The president is seeking a statement from the European Union, Russia, and the UN – that would set the path for a resumption of direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority no matter what happens Friday.
09/20/2011 01:52 pm
Editorials and opinion pieces span the gamut of views on the Palestinian Authority's United Nations statehood bid.
09/20/2011 01:09 pm
The weak foundations of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process may well come tumbling down this week.
09/19/2011 01:12 pm
Mahmoud Abbas says he will seek the UN Security Council and General Assembly's recognition for a Palestinian state, despite opposition from the US – and the doubts of some Palestinians.
09/19/2011 10:53 am