When Israel is in violation of every treaty, and U/N mandate ever drafted. The Pal's have as much right; if not more than Israel to request statehood. The fear is that the Pal's will go to the World criminal court and settlements will be dismantled. And this time aroud America can't help. Because they have no veto power in the G.A. And it may be that after Mr Netanyahu showed what he is made of; America won't want to veto if they could.
Syrian troops sieze village above rebel-held parts of Aleppo (Reuters)