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President Barack Obama arrived in New York ahead of the scheduled United Nations Security Council meeting. The Palestinian leadership is pressured to abandon its plan to ask the UN to declare the occupied territories part of its state. The Europeans are the ones pressuring Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to forego the request. France said that [...]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected United States President Barack Obama’s peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel. Jewish settler leader in the West Bank criticized the president’s speech, saying that Israel can’t be safe under the 1967 borders. President Barack Obama said that any peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians should be based [...]