All eyes will be focused on the capital on Monday when Jews, mainly from the Right and national-religious sector, plan to hold the traditional Flag Parade, which usually proceeds into the Old City.
"Such actions are a violation of international law and impede the achievement of a peaceful settlement."
Muslim worshipers visiting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City in light of Ramadan's last Friday prayers, were seen waving Hamas flags, a video published by Kan showed.
Drivers can use Begin Boulevard as an alternative route, while residents of the Jewish Quarter may enter through Jaffa gate. Those wishing to pray by the Western Wall can arrive via public transport.
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Mayor of Jerusalem Moshe Lion addressed the families of Mount Meron victims as Jerusalem's Old City walls lit up in solidarity.
It is this small piece of contested land that has the cosmic power to transform the political Israeli-Palestinian conflict into a religious conflict between Islam and Judaism.
“Within the next two weeks, we have al-Quds Day, Laylat al-Qadr, Eid al-Fitr, Jerusalem Day and Shavuot. I wish us all good luck; we are going to need it.”
Religious Zionist Party leader Bezalel Smotrich criticized the removal of the barricades, saying that it was "succumbing to terror" and could end up encouraging further violence.