IN PICS: Bush tour

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US President George W. Bush said on Saturday he was confident about a Middle East peace deal being reached before his term ends, amid growing Arab criticism that he is biased towards Israel. Here Bush (L) walks with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas (R) after a bilateral meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Sharm El-Sheikh on May 17. (Getty Images)
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Abbas (C-L) meets with Bush (C-R) May 17 in Sharm El-Sheikh. Bush on Saturday said he was "absolutely committed" to the creation of a Palestinian state. (Getty Images)
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Bush (R) speaks with his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai after a bilateral meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh on May 17. (Getty Images)
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Bush arrived in Egypt on Saturday for talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Palestinian leaders as part of Bush's latest Middle Eastern tour aimed at reviving the flagging peace process. Here Mubarak (R) shakes hands with Bush (L) during a bilateral meeting at the Four Seasons Resort in Sharm El-Sheikh on May 17. (Getty Images)
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Mubarak (L) chats with Bush (R) during a welcome ceremony upon Bush's arrival at Sharm El-Sheikh on May 17. Bush has visited Israel, Saudi Arabia, and now Egypt during his trip to the Middle East. (Getty Images)
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An Egyptian policeman walks under the flags of the country's that will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh on May 17. A WEF meeting will bring together 1,500 people, including heads of state, business leaders and ministers from 55 countries, under the theme 'learning from the future'. It kicks off on Sunday with Bush flying in to address the forum. (Getty Images)
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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (R) and Bush (L) listen to the US national anthem during the latter's arrival ceremony at King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh on May 16. Bush arrived in Saudi Arabia from Israel for talks with the world's biggest crude exporter on record oil prices that have hit Western consumers hard. (Getty Images)
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Bush (C) and King Abdullah (L) review the honour guard during an arrival ceremony at King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh on May 16. (Getty Images)
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Bush (2nd R) embraces Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert while First Lady Laura Bush shakes hands with Salai Meridior, Israel's ambassador to the US, before boarding Air Force One on May 16 at Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv. Bush was in Israel for the Jewish State's 60th anniversary celebrations. (Getty Images)
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Bush attends the Israeli parliament May 15 in Jerusalem. (Getty Images)
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Tour guide Eitan Campbell (L) speaks to Bush (2nd-L), Olmert (R), Laura (2nd-R) and Olmert's wife Aliza Olmert (C) during a tour of a historic desert fortress May 15 in Masada. (Getty Images)
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Bush speaks during the Israeli Presidential Conference on May 14 in Jerusalem. (Getty Images)
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Bush arrives by Marine One, the presidential helicopter, for the start of his visit to Israel on May 14 in Jerusalem. (Getty Images)
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Bush and Laura walk to Marine One as they depart the White House for the Middle East May 13 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
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