Its brokers have earned their Nobel peace prize acclaim, but the truce in Tunisia is a brittle and fragile thing.
Elvis Costello has cancelled two concerts he was scheduled to play in Israel in protest against its treatment of Palestinians.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tried to smooth over a breach in relations with the United States.
The Palestinians pulled out of peace talks on Wednesday as a protest at Israel's approval for new homes in a Jewish settlement in east Jerusalem.
Egyptian security forces clashed with a pro-Palestinian convoy led by George Galloway, a British member of parliament.
European Union foreign ministers agree to drop their call in a draft document for East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future Palestinian state.
Palestinian authorities have begun a rare military trial of security officers accused of torturing a Hamas suspect to death.
The United Nations investigation of the January war in Gaza is the most damning indictment yet of Israel's policies towards the Palestinians.
Rory McCarthy looks at the man who is set to become Israel's foreign affairs minister.
In May the US state department told seven Fulbright scholars from Gaza their scholarships were cancelled.