February 12th, 2013
12:52 PM ET

Police set up road blocks in and around Jerusalem

Israeli police have set up road blocks on a number of roads in and around Jerusalem, a spokesman for Jerusalem police said.

Authorities said they had heightened security in Jerusalem as part of a general terrorist threat alert. They have not said what specifically prompted the alert.

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  1. A Joke and A Pickle for only a Nickel

    They need to seal up those tunnels or forget about their roadblocks. And for only a nickel! Mazel Tov!

    February 12, 2013 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    An occupation force at work. Nothing new here.

    February 12, 2013 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    More importantly needing attention is how their entering Syria would play out.
    Tired of a fed up American public not needing more wars, their goading us into a war with Iran not working, its their new strategy.

    February 12, 2013 at 2:36 pm | Report abuse |
  4. saywhat

    Attack Syria provoke Iran and let US be dragged into another war we can hardly afford.

    February 12, 2013 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    Lol @ saywhat, it is getting quite old isnt it? Drama mama Netanyahu will do just about anything for attention!

    February 12, 2013 at 5:36 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Mary

    We the People you mean? @ saywhat

    February 12, 2013 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Rick

    Israel having to protect themselves from the religion of peace again.

    February 15, 2013 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |