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Palestinians Win Right to Fly Flag at UN

The Palestinian flag will be flown alongside those of full member states at the United Nations, following a General Assembly vote Thursday. The international body voted 119-8 to allow nonmember observer states to raise their flags at U.N. headquarters and offices.  The Palestinians and the Vatican are the only two U.N. nonmember observer states. Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour welcomed the decision, saying, “This resolution today is yet another significant step in affirming...

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