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Palestinians to Submit Revised Statehood Resolution to UN

Palestinians to Submit Revised Statehood Resolution to UN

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Palestinian resolution calling for an Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines will be presented to the United Nations Security Council on Monday, according to Chief PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat. Erekat said on Sunday eight amendments have been introduced to the original draft resolution, adding that the Security Council would vote on it Tuesday

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Islamist Slams Car Into Crowds in French City

Today’s Top Stories 1. A driver said to be shouting “God is great” slammed into crowds in a French city, injuring at least 11 people. Some witnesses apparently heard the driver shout “Allahu Akbar” – God is great – and refer to the “children of Palestine.” The media don’t appear to have made a connection but is

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Hamas Holds Gaza Military Exercise

Today’s Top Stories 1. A draft Security Council resolution has now been submitted by Jordan on behalf of the Palestinians to the UNSC. The draft sets a one-year deadline for negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and is aimed at the full withdrawal of Israeli forces from Judea and Samaria. The Palestinians are not yet pushing for a vote,

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Hezbollah Exposes Mossad ‘Mega-Spy’

Today’s Top Stories 1. Will the Palestinian bid for statehood come to a vote in the UN Security Council as early as Wednesday? The diplomatic pressure continues to build. Netanyahu has expressed his opposition: “We will not accept attempts to dictate to us unilateral moves on a limited timetable.” He added, “We will rebuff any attempt that

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