Palestinians hold pictures of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as they celebrate their successful bid to win U.N. observer recognition, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Photo by: Majdi Mohammed

Palestinians hold pictures of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as they celebrate their successful bid to win U.N. observer recognition, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)