Israeli soldiers forced, on Monday morning, traders from occupied Jerusalem to close their shops.
Al Ray¬†sources said that the occupation ordered the traders to close their shops in Salah al-Din, al-Sultan Suleiman, and al-Rashid streets, in the Old City district of Jerusalem.
The sources also explained that the soldiers spread out in Salah al-Din street and in the downtown area, ordering the traders to close their shops amid a state of tension .
The command was issued after an¬†Israeli soldier shot ¬†Ayman al-kurd (20 years old), in Rass Al-Amood neighborhood, Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, for reportedly¬†stabbing two so-called “border guards” at Bab A-Sahera gate.
The border guards were injured and sent to a local hospital.
Also on Monday, extremist Israeli settlers headed by the American-born¬†rabbi Yehuda Glick resumed their regular raids¬†on al-Aqsa Mosque, via the Moroccan gate, under heavy guard of Israeli police.
Jerusalemite sources reported that the settlers stormed the courtyards of the¬†mosque in groups accompanied by rabbis.
The sources reported that known¬†extremist rabbi Yehuda Glick tried to storm the courtyard of the holy mosque, but performed Talmudic rituals at Alqtanin gate.
Worshippers¬†defended the Islamic holy site¬†and banned the settlers from touring.
Israeli settlers raid the courtyards of al-Aqsa Mosque¬†on an almost daily basis,¬†in order to set up a¬†temporal and spatial division of the Islamic holy site.
See¬†08/15/16 Israeli Media: Preparations for Construction of 3rd Temple to Begin for more¬†info and links.