The most controversial incident of the night was one in which Israeli officers appear to throw stun grenades directly into al-Aqsa Mosque, as Muslim worshippers were praying.
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.
Police used tasers 572 times last year, an 8% rise when compared to 2019, and a 24% rise compared to 2018.
Police said in addition to drug trafficking, the gang robbed trucks of cargo and held up commuter trains to steal from passengers.
The disaster at Mount Meron took the lives of 45 people and injured over 150 others who had come to the place believed to be the gravesite of the Jewish sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.
In a series of motions filed to District Court Judge Peter Cahill, Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, said his client was deprived of a fair trial.
Reuters could not independently verify the reports and a military spokesman did not answer a phone call seeking comment.
Palestinian officials condemned checkpoints and coronavirus measures that were implemented by police during the Holy Fire celebration.
Agents seized more than 10 cell phones and computers from Giuliani's Manhattan apartment and office in raids on Wednesday