..the Palestinians will continue to suffer. Israel can survive the rockets, Hezbollah, Iran and Syria. Israel thrives economically. The Palestinians could become partners in more than peace. Real commerce, real success. But, if you're right and they can't find middle ground than too bad, too sad. A smart and educated people the Palestinians are but they can not get past the hate. It's a shame.
Merkel says would welcome constructive Iranian role in any Syria talk (Reuters)
from the article: Saudi FM: Israel should halt settlement building before talks