With no official agreement, Israel's Kadima Party could falter in Tuesday's vote.
Colleagues ask: If the former Northern Ireland peacemaker can't do it, who can?
Readers write about whether there can be a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, how our mixed heritages make the world a more interesting place, and why the media should focus on solutions as well as problems.
Prime Minister Erdogan's popular tirade on Gaza also hurt his credibility.
As Obama spells out aims to engage with Iran, the Islamic Republic debates whether to step away from decades of hatred for the 'Great Satan.'
Readers write about the ripple effect that the US's treatment of its prisoners has on others, erroneous reports from the Middle East, how President Obama is doing so far, and the circumstances that influence green purchases.
Despite President Obama's offer to extend a hand if Iran 'unclenched its fist,' Iranian officials say his choice of diplomats calls into question his commitment to change.