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The Arabs look to escalate outside the peace process, due to the drop of the settlement freeze by Israel.  Things are heating up, with threats by the Arabs to circumvent the peace process and request the UN recognize a separate Palestinian state…

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Arabs may ask UN to recognize Palestinian state

Egyptian FM says if West Bank settlement building continues, “the Arab League will study some other option aside from the peace process.”

BRUSSELS — Arab nations may seek UN recognition of a Palestinian state if Israel continues to build settlements in the West Bank, Egypt’s foreign minister said Friday.

Ahmed Aboul Gheit said an Arab League request to the UN may come next month.

“If Israel does not respect the settlements freeze,” Gheit said, “the Arab League will study some other option aside from the peace process such as going to the United Nations and ask for the recognition of the Palestinian state.”

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