Palestinians to ask U.N. for recognition of statehood and demand end to occupation

By Carol Morello, Ruth Eglash, December 30, 2014

Arab nations on Monday endorsed a Palestinian proposal for the U.N. Security Council to set a 2017 deadline for Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank, a return to the borders before the 1967 Arab-Israeli war and recognition of a Palestinian state, according to Jordanian and Palestinian officials.Read full article >>