Mahmoud Abbas


Palestinian refugees in Lebanon gather outside the United Nations... News PhotoAchievement,Beirut,Bid,Conflict,Headquarters,Horizontal,Israel-Palestine Conflict,Large,Leadership,Lebanon - Country,Mahmoud Abbas,Palestinian,Politics,Refugee,Strength,USA,United Nations,United Nations General AssemblyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPPalestinian refugees in Lebanon gather outside the United Nations headquarters in Beirut on November 29, 2012 in support of Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas which is heading to the General Assembly today with huge backing for his bid for UN recognition of statehood despite strong US and Israeli opposition. Abbas will make the case for Palestine to become a UN 'non-member observer state' and indicate his conditions for talks with Israel in a key speech to the 193-member assembly. AFP PHOTO / JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)