Palestinians have submitted a draft UN Security Council resolution in an effort to end Israeli occupation by the end of 2017.

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Palestine submits UN resolution

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Arab-backed draft resolution submitted to UN Security Council wants Israeli forces withdrawn by end of 2017.

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Palestine sets deadline on Israeli occupation

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Vote taken hours after EU General Court effectively ordered removal of Palestinian group Hamas from terrorist blacklist

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European Parliament supports recognition of Palestine in principle

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The European Parliament, after a late compromise in pursuit of consensus, has now passed, by a vote of 498 to 88 with 111 abstentions, a resolution stating that it “supports in principle recognition of Palestinian statehood and the two-state solution and believes these should go hand in hand with the development of peace talks, which should be advanced.”

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European Parliament votes to recognize Palestine state The European Parliament has adopted a resolution recognizing Palestinian statehood in principle. A total of 498 MEPs voted in favor, while 88 were against. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe…

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Palestine’s bid for international recognition as a sovereign state suffered a setback when European Union lawmakers gave only a qualified endorsement.

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Palestine Bid for Diplomatic Recognition Hits EU Setback

Although countries like Spain, France and Ireland have now decided to recognise Palestine, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Europe too should start admitting that it played a role in the violence in the Middle East. The former prime minister, in his blog today said all the violence, killings and wars started when the Europeans created the Jewish…

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Titled ‘Pencils for Palestine’, the concert featured popular global favourites such as Heal the World and Man in the Mirror.

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Capital’s school hosts concert to aid Palestine children

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Titled Pencils for Palestine, the concert featured popular global favourites such as Heal the World and Man in the Mirror.

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Capitals school hosts concert to aid Palestine children

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers stopped short on Tuesday of proposing a joint motion urging EU members to recognize a state of Palestine, settling instead on a compromise resolution that peace talks should progress. Social Democrat, left-wing and Green members of the European Parliament had put forward motions for a symbolic vote on Wednesday to call on the EU's 28 members to recognize …

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EU lawmakers stop short of Palestine recognition vote