U.N. vote: Palestinians happy, but some worry


CAIRO — The streets of the West Bank erupted in jubilant celebration following a U.N. General Assembly vote Thursday granting Palestine non-member state status by an overwhelming majority.

"We Palestinians are very happy. This vote means that we have a place under the sun," said Badia Dweik a community organizer from Hebron. "We are very thankful to all the countries who supported this vote — but we will also not forgot those who did not."

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