Obama Meets With Both Israeli And Palestinian Leaders…

US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama re-kindles the eternal flame inside the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. Obama called Israel a \”miracle\” as he courted Jewish voters back home Wednesday, but left Palestinians with the impression he would plunge into peacemaking if he makes it to the White House.(AFP/Paul J. Richards)

Barack Obama is in Israel and has met with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Obama traveled to the West Bank and met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and added his commitment to facilitate a peace plan that hopefully would bind a peaceful two state solution. Earlier in the day Obama met with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Defense Minister Ehud Barak and pledged his staunch support for the security of Israel.

The presumptive Democratic nominee fields questions from the press in Sderot, Israel with Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni after a private meeting.

Begins with statement denouncing Hamas rocket attacks, calling them “intolerable.” Also says a nuclear Iran would pose “a grave threat,” and says Americans “will always stand by the people of Israel.”

Barack Obama visits Sderot, Israel

In this photo released by Israel\’s Government Press Office, U.S. Democratic presidential contender Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., talks with Israel\’s Prime Minister Ehud Olmert before their dinner in Jerusalem, Wednesday, July 23,2008. Obama pledged Wednesday that as president he would preserve the close ties between the United States and Israel, and that the Jewish state\’s security would be a top priority in his administration.(AP Photo/ Israel Government Press Office,HO)

Obama hails \’miracle\’ of Israel, reassures Palestinians

US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (L) delivers remarks with Israeli President Shimon Peres during their meeting at the president\’s residence in Jerusalem. Obama has called Israel a \”miracle\” as he courted Jewish voters back home, but left Palestinians with the impression he would plunge into peacemaking if he makes it to the White House.(AFP/Paul J. Richards)

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) waves to the media as he is escorted by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah July 23, 2008. Obama pledged staunch support for Israel on Wednesday in Jerusalem, describing the Jewish state as a miracle and holding only a low-profile meeting with Palestinian leaders.REUTERS/Fadi Arouri (WEST BANK) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, during a meeting in the West bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, July 23, 2008. senior Palestinian official says Obama has assured Palestinian leaders he\’ll get involved in the Mideast conflict quickly, if elected U.S. president.(AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Israel\’s Defence Minister Ehud Barak (C) shakes hands with U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) during their meeting in Jerusalem July 23, 2008. Obama pledged staunch support for Israel on a visit to Jerusalem on Wednesday, describing the Jewish state as a miracle before meeting Palestinian leaders in the West Bank.REUTERS/Dan Balilty/Pool (JERUSALEM) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008

The message written by U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.,at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial is seen in Jerusalem, Wednesday, July 23, 2008. Barack Obama, after vowing to immediately work for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations if elected U.S. president, plunged into the intricacies of the region\’s conflict Wednesday with a packed schedule of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) is escorted by Avner Shalev (R), chairman of Yad Vashem, through the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem July 23, 2008. Obama pledged staunch support for Israel on Wednesday in Jerusalem, describing the Jewish state as a miracle and holding only a low-profile meeting with Palestinian leaders. REUTERS/Daniel Berehulak/Pool (JERUSALEM) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008

Obama says nuclear Iran poses \”grave threat\”

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Berlin, Germany readies for Barack Obama\’s visit to the German Capital and is set to give his only large public event at the \”Victory Column\” in which he\’ll focus on Trans-Atlantic relations between the United States and Europe…

Excitement Growing in Germany as Obama Speech Nears

This will be a must see event…tomorrow

The \”Victory Column\” (Siegessaeule) in Berlin July 23, 2008. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) who is highly popular in Germany but not well known by the political elite here, is due to hold an evening speech on trans-Atlantic relations at the \”Victory Column\” monument in Berlin\’s central Tiergarten park on Thursday.REUTERS/Johannes Eisele (GERMANY)

A general view shows Berlin\’s landmarks – the Victory column and the Brandenburg Gate (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files)

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Senator Obama With U.S. Troops in Kuwait: Takes a 3 point shot and nails it on the first try…

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