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  • France won’t vote on Palestinian statehood

    November 4, 2011 | 1:33 pm

    France will abstain from voting on whether to admit Palestine as a full member of the United Nations.

    The French Foreign Ministry said Friday it sees no chance of Palestine’s statehood request passing the Security Council because the United States, which holds veto power, has...

  • Rice briefs Jewish leaders on U.N. drive

    September 16, 2011 | 11:17 am

    U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice briefed a dozen American Jewish leaders on the American efforts to avert the Palestinian bid for statehood in the U.N.

    Three sources who attended the Thursday meeting told Politico that the U.S. is resigned to the measure passing the General Assembly, but...

  • Saudi leader: U.S. hindering Palestine vote could cost alliance

    September 12, 2011 | 11:53 am

    The United States stands to lose Saudi Arabia as an ally if it thwarts a United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood this month, a former top Saudi official said.

    “Saudi Arabia would no longer be able to cooperate with America in the same way it historically has,” Prince Turki...