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Israelis and Palestinians had one thing in common Thursday: They hung on every word in President Obama's wide-ranging speech on U.S. and Muslim relations.

The main themes of the address resonated well with Palestinian and Israeli officials, while a Jewish settlers' group -- upset that Obama spoke against settlement activity -- found problems with the speech, and others, like a Hamas official, expressed mixed or negative views.

The government of Israel expressed "hope that this important speech in Cairo will indeed lead to a new period of reconciliation between the Arab and Muslim world and Israel." Read full article »

CNN's Kevin Flower, Paula Hancocks, Mike Schwartz and Kareem Khadder contributed to this report.

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