Obama: US 'proud partners' of Palestinian efforts

President Obama told a conference that Palestinians "deserve a future of hope", during his visit to the West Bank today.

Obama added that the US were "proud partners" of the Palestinian efforts to build a state.

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Obama turns tourist in Petra

US President Barack Obama took time out of his diplomatic trip of the Middle East to marvel at the ancient city of Petra. His 24-hour visit to Jordan marked the end of his four-day visit to the region.