The resurgence in knifing attacks show that the Palestinian sovereign is increasingly less relevant in the lives of its subjects and its legitimacy is eroding.
Indicted on two counts of attempted murder, the Palestinian minor was with a cousin who stabbed two Israelis and was shot dead in Jerusalem last year.
Analysis At UN, Netanyahu's Gimmicks Have Run Out, His Passion Gone and Even Iran Isn't What It Used to Be
Ahead of his sixth UN address, Netanyahu promised no surprises. He kept to his word and even disappointed with a speech full of worn-out arguments. At least in the past there was some cartoon or witty pun to go with it.
The Israeli prime minister yet again demonstrated his skills as an orator: He lectured Abbas, scolded the UN, pulled another PR stunt, and even drew some applause.
At the UN General Assembly, the Palestinian president spoke of a disappearing dream while charging the international community with abandoning him and the Palestinians' cause.
'Realization of a historic reconciliation between the Palestinian and Israeli peoples requires that Israel acknowledge its responsibility for the Nakba inflicted on our people to this very day,' says PA president.
Abbas, in his UN address, says Britain should apologize for 1917 Balfour declaration.
In meeting on sidelines of UN General Assembly, both agree to continue working to advance peace process; Netanyahu, Obama to meet Wednesday.
The offensive spearheaded by his new foreign media spokesman took an unexpected twist last week when the U.S. State Department slammed its latest offering.
Palestinian president has made the accusation in the past, but is now responding to Netanyahu's claim that the removal of Israelis from West Bank is type of 'ethnic cleansing.'