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A huge Palestinian flag made out of balloons floats over the crowds... News PhotoAchievement,Bid,Celebration,City,Crowd,Diplomacy,Flag,Horizontal,Large,Mahmoud Abbas,Making,Palestinian,People,Politics,President,Ramallah,Success,United Nations,West Bank,WinningPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA huge Palestinian flag made out of balloons floats over the crowds as people celebrate the successful bid by president Mahmud Abbas to win U.N. statehood recognition in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 2, 2012. President Abbas returned from New York to the West Bank after winning upgraded UN status for the Palestinians on November 29, telling cheering crowds: 'Yes, now we have a state.' AFP PHOTO/AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)