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Recap: UN votes to grant Palestine observer status

The Palestinian delegation before the start of a General Assembly session at the United Nations, Nov. 29, 2012. An overwhelming majority of countries are expected on Thursday to vote to recognize Palestine as a "nonmember observer state" at the United Nations.

Michael Appleton/The New York Times

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