On its first birthday, Kosovo is coping with widespread unemployment and massive corruption.
Prime Minister Erdogan's popular tirade on Gaza also hurt his credibility.
Global health leaders are urging the Obama administration to make up a deepening shortfall.
Officials have pledged to rebuild the coastal enclave.
Two key issues are Israel's demand to stop arms smuggling and the Palestinian desire for an end to the economic blockade of Gaza.
Israel seeks US help on Gaza weapons smuggling, while Arab nations remain divided over a truce.
The UN headquarters in Gaza was struck by Israeli fire. Fissures are emerging among Israeli civilian and military leaders over how and when to end the campaign.
Members of the secular Fatah movement, which controls the Palestinian Authority, are divided over how the group should respond to the ongoing Israeli offensive against Hamas.
Palestinian disunity could be a sticking point in cease-fire negotiations.