News Briefs

  10/16/2012, Tishrei 30, 5773

100 Arabs Block Highway 443

About 100 residents of the Samarian Palestinian Authority village of Ur At-Tachta blocked parts of the nearby Jerusalem-Modi'in Highway near the Jewish community of Beit Horon, Tuesday morning, claiming that dozens of olive trees had been uprooted at the start of the olive harvest.

Police and army forces were summoned to the scene.