Israeli Settlers' Main Road to Be 'Blockaded' During Obama Visit

All traffic will cease on Route 60, the busiest road serving Israelis in the West Bank, even though it is still unclear whether Obama will arrive in Ramallah by helicopter or convoy.

U.S. President Barack Obama's scheduled visit to the cities of Ramallah and Bethlehem in two days will shut down the main artery serving settler vehicle traffic in the West Bank, Route 60, creating a temporary state of siege in the West Bank settlements.