In the night of Thursday, July 27, the police completely dismantled all the security tools that were installed at the entrance to the temple mount after a terrorist attack occurred there.
Law enforcement officers dismantled the bridge, which was equipped with surveillance cameras and turnstiles, along which stood the metal detector. The cameras and metal detectors were dismantled on the night of July 25 in accordance with the decision of the military-political Cabinet.
The decision to remove all systems installed after the attack, was taken under pressure from the Waqf, and leaders of the Muslim communities in Jerusalem. After Israel dismantled cameras and metal detectors, the head of the Waqf, said that Israel is not enough and you need to return the situation on the Temple mount to the one that was there on July 14.
After it became known that Israel has fulfilled the requirement of Waqf, hundreds of Muslims gathered at the Lion’s gate of the Old city and the streets of the Arab neighborhoods of the capital and celebrated the victory.
In the morning the head of the Waqf and the head of the Muslims in Jerusalem to meet with President Mahmoud Abbas for deciding on further steps. On the eve of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Fatah called on his supporters on Friday, July 28, to participate in the «Day of wrath».
July 26, in the office of the Deputy Chairman of Fatah, Mahmoud al-Alula meeting was held to which were invited representatives of various Palestinian factions, including members of the paramilitary wing of the Fatah «Tanzim».
In addition, the meeting was attended by the chairmen of the regional offices of the Fatah in Judea and Samaria. In the final Declaration, the summit urged on Friday to hold mass prayers in public areas, as well as to organize protests against «Israeli occupation of Palestine and Masjid al-Aqsa».
Earlier the Jerusalem Islamic Council (WAQF), the Ministry of religious Affairs in Ramallah called on residents of Judea and Samaria this coming Friday to pray not in the mosques and in city squares «in protest against Israeli violations of the status quo on the Temple mount».
The protests were joined by the youth wing of Fatah. The leaders of the youth movement also announced their support to the decision of Mahmoud Abbas to suspend all contacts with Israel.
In the evening of 26 July, king Abdullah II of Jordan called the President of the Palestinian authority Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the protests in the Palestinian authority and East Jerusalem.
According to information of the 2nd channel ITV, the Jordanian monarch called on Mahmoud Abbas to make efforts to normalize the situation and to appease the Muslims. He called the Ramallah «to recognize the historical and legal reality of the current status of the Temple mount».
In the Gaza strip on July 26, held a «victory parade» of Hamas. The leaders of the terrorist group said that they were able to defeat the Zionists «in the battle for al-Aqsa.» This was reported by the 2nd channel of the Israeli television. In a solemn procession, which was held in Gaza city, attended by thousands of Hamas militants, including military units and militia.
However, Hamas leaders urged the Arabs living in Judea and Samaria, to spend next Friday a «Day of anger» to protest against the occupation of Jerusalem, and to warn Israel from other rash steps that infringe on the rights of the Muslims.