Mideast Israel Palestinians

September 18, 2011 - 4:30 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, talks during a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. Netanyahu says the Palestinians' statehood bid at the United Nations this week will fail because it bypasses the Jewish state. Also seen in the picture are cabinet secretary Zvi Houser, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom, left. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill, Pool)