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Abbas: Palestinians No Longer Bound by Agreements with Israel

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told the United Nations Wednesday that Palestine is no longer bound by agreements it has made with Israel. Abbas told the U.N. General Assembly that Palestine deserves full membership at the U.N. and recognition as a state. The Palestinian leader made his demands ahead of a ceremony to raise the Palestinian flag at the world body for the first time, placing it alongside those of the U.N.'s 193 member states. He called on "those state that...

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