Palestinian Anti-Obama Protesters, Police Clash

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - Dozens of Palestinians protested in Ramallah Tuesday against President Obama's upcoming visit to the West Bank. Some carried pictures of Obama dressed in an IDF uniform with an Israeli tank in the background. Others carried placards that read: "Obama, we will never forget Iraq" and "America is the head of the snake." The demonstrators tried to march toward PA President Mahmoud Abbas' compound, but were pushed back by Palestinian anti-riot policemen. A senior PA official in Ramallah said there was growing concern over plans by Palestinians to escalate protests against Obama.

2013-03-20 00:00:00

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