Saturday, March 13, 2010

West Bank Sealed Off March 11

The New York Times

Israel Seals Off West Bank to Prevent Unrest A.P
Published: March 12, 2010

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has sealed off the West Bank for 48 hours, preventing Palestinians from entering Israel because of fears of unrest.

There have been clashes after Friday prayers at mosques in Jerusalem and elsewhere in recent weeks, sparked by deadlock in peace talks and Israel's inclusion of two West Bank shrines on a list of national heritage sites.

Several Palestinians have been badly wounded and dozens of protesters and Israeli policemen have suffered light to complete article

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