Abbas Entreats UN to Stop Israeli Operation in Gaza

Israeli diplomats say Palestinians, Arab states, seek UN Security Council vote for resolution calling for cease-fire in Gaza.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to carry out at diplomatic campaign at UN institutions aimed at increasing international pressure on Israel to stop its operation in Gaza. Israeli diplomats said that as part of this campaign, the Palestinians and the Arab states will seek a UN Security Council vote this week on a resolution calling for a cease-fire in Gaza.