BREAKING NEWS

Roads to Jerusalem re-open after Chancellor Merkel lands in Israel

Highway 1 has re-opened for traffic on Saturday night after being blocked in preparation for the arrival of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Israel.

The Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway was blocked for approximately one hour, as were parts of Highway 6.

Merkel landed on Saturday for what is expected to be her seventh and final official trip to Israel as leader of Germany.

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