When the leaders meet Monday, the US will push for progress toward a Palestinian state, while Israel will ask for a harder line on Iran.
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He was politely received at Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem Tuesday, but clerics, judges, and Hamas representatives want stronger statements on Israeli policies and Palestinian suffering.
The suspected Nazi death camp guard was flown to Munich Tuesday. His may be the country's last World War II war-crimes trial.
As he landed in Tel Aviv, Pope Benedict XVI spoke of need for a 'just resolution' for Israelis and Palestinians
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His pilgrimage this week is also a chance to reassure Jews and Muslims about Vatican views.