Rihanna tweets #FreePalestine, deletes it.

Rihanna just inserted herself in the middle of the Middle East conflict by tweeting, "#FreePalestine," but 8 minutes later deleted it.

It's unclear why Rihanna had the change of heart.

Rihanna's tweet comes 3 days after NBA star Dwight Howard tweeted the same thing ... just like Rihanna, Howard deleted the post.

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