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US cuts $200m aid to Palestinians who claim their brothers will help them

To which I say “it’s about time!” – both about the US cutting off their aid after warning Mahmoud Abbas not to go ahead with his claim for statehood at the UN, and about the Arabs finally getting around to … Continue reading

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US confirms it will veto Palestinian statehood bid in UN Security Council

The US has finally openly declared that it will veto any attempt at a Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN Security Council. The US will veto a Palestinian request for state recognition if it is submitted to the UN … Continue reading

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Palestinian UN statehood bid might lose Palestinian rights

“Hoist with their own petard” are the words that immediately come to mind with this fascinating insider view of the Palestinian bid for UN recognition. Maan news agency writes: BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Palestinian team responsible for preparing the United … Continue reading

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