The Nabucco pipeline, scheduled to start construction in 2010, would ship gas from the Caspian region and the Middle East.
Israeli and Palestinian officials met in Cairo Sunday in a bid to bolster the current cease-fire.
Two key issues are Israel's demand to stop arms smuggling and the Palestinian desire for an end to the economic blockade of Gaza.
Last week's arrest of senior military officers and the discovery of several weapons caches deepens the investigation into a suspected secularist coup plan.
Violence has plummeted and US forces are pulling back, but the year ahead will test the staying power of gains throughout the country.
Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, and Macedonia reported a complete cutoff of Russian gas Tuesday. Austria and the Czech Republic also saw a sharp drop.