Benjamin Netanyahu flew straight back to Israel where he was is due to meet Pope Benedict XVI, who has been visiting Biblical locations in northern Israel.Originally Posted by BBC World News
The BBC's Paul Wood in Jerusalem says the frantic activity is because Israel fears being diplomatically isolated ahead of his Washington trip.
On Monday, King Abdullah warned that failure to reach an agreement for peace in the Middle East would result in a new conflagration within 12-18 months.
In comments to a UK newspaper, he said the US was finalising a comprehensive solution to Israel's conflicts with the Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese that would involve all 57 Arab and Muslim states.
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