Places with Special status in the United Nations

Not including JetPunk's recognised countries, there are 11 places with special status in the UN. Can you name all of them?
Not including Kosovo, Taiwan and Vatican City
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Last updated: March 23, 2019
First submittedMarch 23, 2019
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Observer States
Order of Malta
Palestinian Territories
(Vatican City)
Other States
Abkhazia
Artsakh
Cook Islands
(Kosovo)
Niue
Northern Cyprus
Sahrawi Arab
Democratic Republic
Somaliland
South Ossetia
(Taiwan)
Transnistria
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Oct 4, 2021
For those thinking "wait 'Order of _____' is in the U.N. it's not an observer", while that may be true for _____ but the Order of _____ actually doesn't have ANY land, it's not the same.