Arab Israeli Conflict
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"We see Jesus in the children of the Middle East who continue to suffer because of growing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians," the pope said in his address.
The pope's words will be closely watched following his decision not to use the word "Rohingya" in public during his four-day Myanmar trip to avoid a diplomatic incident
Despite accusations of genocide against the Rohingya people, Israel has refused to halt sales of weapons to Myanmar.
Over 200,000 Rohingya have reportedly fled Myanmar in the face of genocide by their government.
By SHOSHANA KRANISH
Conflict in Rakhine state in Myanmar between Rohingya Muslims, state authorities and Buddhists, have taken place frequently over the last years.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
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