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  • Israel allows Gazans to cross border for medical treatment

    February 13, 2014 | 5:39 pm

    Israel allowed 35 Palestinians from Gaza to enter for medical treatment a day after denying them permission because their application letterhead read “State of Palestine.”

    Reuters reported that the Palestinians seeking medical treatment at Israeli hospitals were allowed to cross...

  • Gazans denied entry to Israel for medical care over letterhead

    February 12, 2014 | 11:13 am

    Dozens of Palestinians from Gaza seeking to enter Israel for medical treatment were denied entry because their application letterhead read “State of Palestine.”

    The requests for about 70 permits were denied on Wednesday at the Erez crossing due to the new letterhead, according to...

  • Rice: U.S. does not recognize use of ‘Palestine’

    January 23, 2013 | 1:55 pm

    Participation in United Nations forums that refer to a "State of Palestine" does not constitute U.S. recognition of Palestinian statehood, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice said.

    "Any reference to the 'State of Palestine' in the United Nations, including the use of the term 'State of...

  • Palestinian Authority changes name to State of Palestine

    January 4, 2013 | 1:28 pm

    The Palestinian Authority officially changed its name to the State of Palestine.

    President Mahmoud Abbas decreed Friday that the name would be changed to reflect the recent upgrade of the Palestinians' status at the United Nations, the Associated Press reported

    Palestinian...

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  • Countdown to Palestinian Statehood

    June 1, 2011 | 10:00 am

    While U.S. officials are running a full-court diplomatic press against the Palestinian bid for U.N. recognition of statehood this September and officials at international Jewish organizations are trying to convince foreign leaders to oppose statehood, the Israeli government appears...

  • Key Points in Geneva Peace Proposal

    By Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The following are some of the main points of the Geneva accord, the unofficial Israeli-Palestinian peace proposal launched Monday:

    A state of Palestine would be created roughly along Israel's pre-1967 borders. The two countries would recognize each other, and Palestine would end...