BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated by deadlock in the Middle East peace process, a growing number of European leaders and lawmakers are calling for unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state.

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Europeans debate common stand on Palestine

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Netanyahu lashes out at moves to recognize an independent Palestine

Written on November 26th, 2014 & filed under Palestine Tags: ,

The European Parliament votes on Thursday on whether to recognize Palestine as an independent state. Here's why some Israelis are backing the initiative.

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WorldViews: An Israeli argument for the E.U. to recognize Palestine


Help for Palestine A nice poem read by a kid. By: Raja Farooq

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Help for Palestine – Video

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Legislators will vote on a resolution to recognise the State of Palestine on Thursday (27 November).

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European Parliament to vote on recognising Palestinian state

Palestinians search the rubble of destroyed homes in Khuzaa, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip. Photo: UNRWA Archives/Shareef Sarhan 4 November 2014 – Political action on the part of the international community is urgently required to tackle the fundamental issues that would determine the fate and plight of more than 5.1 million Palestinian refugees, the head of the United Nations relief agency …

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Plight of Palestine Refugees Must Be Fully Addressed

United Nations officials today voiced their solidarity with the people of Palestine, while calling on both sides involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to cease acts of violence, overcome their differences, and resume peace talks with a clear framework towards resolving the decades-long dispute.

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‘Peace process hangs from a thread,’ UN warns ahead of Day of Solidarity with Palestinians

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24 November 2014 United Nations officials today voiced their solidarity with the people of Palestine, while calling on both sides involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to cease acts of violence, overcome their differences, and resume peace talks with a clear framework towards resolving the decades-long dispute. Regrettably, as we meet here today, the path towards a durable peace remains uncertain, said Sam Kutesa, President of the General Assembly, during a special meeting of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People held this morning at UN Headquarters in New York to mark the observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

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Peace process hangs from a thread, UN warns ahead of Day of Solidarity with Palestinians

The plight of Palestine refugees from Syria in the Middle East is becoming increasingly grave caused by closed borders and a series of forced returns from neighbouring countries, Chris Gunness, spokesperson for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) said today.

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UN says Palestinian refugees from Syria face ‘increasingly grave’ situation region wide

24 November 2014 The plight of Palestine refugees from Syria in the Middle East is becoming increasingly grave caused by closed borders and a series of forced returns from neighbouring countries, Chris Gunness, spokesperson for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) said today. We acknowledge the enormous efforts of neighbouring countries to provide refuge to Palestine refugees and the security challenges they face, but we are receiving increasing reports of Palestine refugees from Syria finding it difficult to seek refuge in countries in the region including Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt as well as in Europe, Mr. Gunness said

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UN says Palestinian refugees from Syria face increasingly grave situation region wide