Palestinian diplomats, seeking global recognition for an independent Palestine state, are taking advantage of South America's growing economic ties to the Arab world. Argentina, home to South America's largest Jewish community, posed a special challenge.
Hundreds of Muslims gather for Friday prayer at Al Ahmad Mosque in Buenos Aires. The Muslim community has expressed its satisfaction with the Argentine government's decision to recognize a Palestinian state.
Palestinians seek global recognition through South America Article | With peace talks with Israel frozen, the Palestinian Authority is now focusing on using the momentum from South America, where eight countries recognized Palestinian statehood in December and January, to win recognition in Europe. Palestinian diplomats contend that would provide a critical mass of s