Bush and Abbas speak
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Bush Visit To Middle East

Bush and Abbas speak
President Bush speaks at a news conference in Ramallah, in the West Bank, as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas looks on. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images)
Entering Church Of Nativity
Bush takes in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem with Theofilos III, Greek Orthodox patriarch of Jerusalem. (Jim Watson / AFP/Getty Images)
Candles in grotto
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins President Bush in placing candles in the grotto of the Church of the Nativity, the spot in Bethlehem where Christians believe Jesus was born. With them is Khouloud Daibes, Palestinian tourism minister. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)
With Greek Orthodox clergy
Bush and Greek Orthodox clergy pause for a photo in the Church of the Nativity. (Kevin Frayer / Associated Press)
Shaking hands
Bush and a cleric shake hands. (Kevin Frayer / Associated Press)
It’s the occupation
Demonstrators take to the streets in the West Bank city of Ramallah during President Bush’s visit. (Ahed Izhiman / AFP/Getty Images)
A Palestinian police officer in Ramallah uses a baton on a man who was part of the crowd protesting Bush’s visit. (David Silverman / Getty Images)
Palestinian police try to stop a colleague, right, from hitting a protester in Ramallah. (Tara Todras-Whitehill / Associated Press)