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Israel approves new housing units

Israel approves new housing units

JERUSALEM, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Israel approved the construction of 1,500 housing units in East Jerusalem and plans to OK another 5,000 units by the week's end, officials said.
Palestinians claim Israel broke cease-fire

Palestinians claim Israel broke cease-fire

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations is alleging Israel broke a cease-fire by opening fire on 20 farmers in a field in the Gaza Strip Friday.
Palestinian envoy studies UNESCO vote

Palestinian envoy studies UNESCO vote

JERUSALEM, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The top Palestinian envoy to the United Nations said he was studying how countries voted to admit the territory to UNESCO to help gauge a possible U.N. vote.

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Eight in Security Council back Palestinian bid

Eight in Security Council back Palestinian bid

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The Palestinian leadership has pledges for eight Security Council votes for its U.N. membership bid, a vote short of the nine needed, its foreign minister said.
Israelis, Palestinians square off at U.N.

Israelis, Palestinians square off at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Israel is unable to distance itself from the mindset that it is occupying the Palestinian territories, the United Nations heard from a Palestinian envoy.

Israeli jets bomb Hamas weapons tunnels

GAZA, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Israeli jets Sunday bombed tunnels used by Palestinian militants to smuggle weapons into the Gaza Strip, officials said.

Israeli envoy walks out of U.N. session

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Israel's ambassador walked out on the United Nations session that resulted in a strong call to Israel to end its military operations in the Gaza Strip.
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