UN General Assembly Recognizes Palestine

Group elevates Palestinians' status over objections of US, Israel

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 29, 2012 4:12 PM CST | Updated Nov 29, 2012 4:22 PM CST

(Newser) – The United Nations voted overwhelmingly today to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States. The resolution upgrading the Palestinians' status to a nonmember observer state at the United Nations (on par with the...   Read full story »

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