Palestinian President Abbas waves to the crowd during a rally marking the U.N. General Assembly's upgrading of the Palestinians' status, in Ramallah

 
Palestinian President Abbas waves to the crowd during a rally marking the U.N. General Assembly
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) waves to the crowd during a rally marking the U.N. General Assembly's upgrading of the Palestinians' status from "observer entity" to "non-member state", in the West Bank city of Ramallah December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman