An estimated 1.3 million people visited the West Bank this year, boosting the troubled economy.
But Israel also reopens border to allow humanitarian supplies into Palestinian territory.
Israelis and Palestinians both face heated political contests that are adding to the volatility between Israel and Hamas after a six-month cease-fire broke down last week.
On Hebrew language billboards and newspaper ads, the Palestinian Authority promotes an Arab peace initiative to skeptical Israelis.
No nation has the authority to pardon violations of international law.
By adding females to the police force, Palestinian officials hope to improve the image of their security forces.
Sunday's meeting in Egypt was probably the Bush administration's last effort to get a Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.
Some Arabs see him as more of an 'honest broker' in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. But that conflict may not be a priority.
Condoleezza Rice heads to the area for a summit of powers promoting peace.