Whatever Happened to Palestinian Democracy?

Palestine was the earliest and most successful experiment in Arab democracy, long before the advent of the Arab Spring. But with Mahmoud Abbas latching onto power, it's been 12 years since the last nationwide election.

Which Countries Recognize Palestine?

Israel's Embassy in Bogota responded to the news, asking for the action to be withdrawn, saying: "We ask the Colombian government to reverse the decision made by the previous administration in its last days."