ISRAEL - PALESTINE - A final push for UN recognition of Palestine [AN]

A draft proposal is before the Security Council. Sweden, Great Britain and France are ready to support it; Germany, which is aligned with the United States and Israel, is not. Despite EU sanctions against the State of Israel over the settlements, Israel is set to approve 1,600 new homes. Israelis and Palestinians trade accusations over the death of a three years Jewish girl in Jerusalem as well as a five-year Palestinian girl near Ramallah.


Will the UN recognize the “Islamic State” next? As between Hamas, which will be the real ruler of a third “Palestinian state” and ISIS there’s little to be distinguished.

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