Irrespective of your position, the west bank+gaza is not economically viable, it could not possibly exist as a functioning state without massive world aid forever. It's got to be split between Egypt and Jordan. There is no other way. I'm not sure why people oppose this? Jordan is 75% full of pal anyway. I'm a bit upset about the Egypt part as I like holidaying in Dahab which the pals will no doubt destroy completely but that would be their Arab brothers problem then.
Merkel says would welcome constructive Iranian role in any Syria talk (Reuters)
from the article: Olmert's negotiator: Full Mideast peace impossible