Tuesday, Oct. 17
Latest News
  1. Palestinian officials begin transferring control of Gaza borders
  2. Israeli settlers steal olive harvest, attack Palestinian farmers
  3. Israeli bulldozers level land in northern Gaza Strip
  4. Gaza fishermen deny reports saying Israel to expand fishing zone
  5. Israeli forces detain 16-year-old Palestinian in overnight raids
  6. Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians crossing Gaza border into Israel
  7. 5 Palestinians injured during clashes with Israeli forces in Gaza
  8. Saeb Erekat in recovery after successful lung transplant
  9. Israel releases Palestinian lawmaker after 7 months in prison
  10. US, Israel withdraw from UNESCO over 'anti-Israel bias'

Fatah official: 2-week wait for Security Council decision

Sept. 24, 2011 6:02 P.M. (Updated: Sept. 24, 2011 6:03 P.M.)
LONDON (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian UN team will wait two weeks for the Security Council to respond to its application for membership before taking any future decisions, Fatah official Azzam Ahmad said Saturday.

President Mahmoud Abbas asked UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday to submit an application for membership to the UN Security Council, which accepted the bid and said it would begin deliberations Monday.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017