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  8/25/2011, Av 25, 5771

J'm Police on High Alert for Last Friday in Ramadan


Jerusalem police, with reinforcements from other areas, finished their preparations on Thursday for the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Tens of thousands of Muslims are expected for prayers on the Temple Mount.

Thousands of officers will deploy, early Friday morning, in the Old City and other parts of eastern Jerusalem. Access for residents of the Palestinian Authority from Judea and Samaria will be limited to married men over the age of 45.