Racist chants and vandalism by right-wing marchers have marred controversial 'flag parade' in recent years.
Capital's municipality, environmentalists hail decision, hope to nix plan altogether.
Sources say Netanyahu put pressure on Jerusalem mayor to block a proposed building for Jews in Silwan in exchange for halting the work on the Temple Mount.
A ban has widened from cars to pedestrians; the latter for many hours a day.
The Muslim holy month might start on the day of the event, which could lead to confrontations with extremist marchers.
Two youths are suspected of attacking five elderly women, stabbing two, near Armon Hanatziv promenade. A third was involved in the plan, but changed his mind at the last minute, police say.
A group of archeologists are in a race with antiquities thieves to find artifacts in the Judean Desert. Haaretz joins the diggers as they explore the Cave of Skulls, an inaccessible space below a cliff top.
A fire in Ramot forest apparently erupted because of a bonfire that wasn’t put out properly, leading to the evacuation of over 60 homes.
Attorney representing the family of the deceased says they kept their commitment, but could not prevent a large crowd from gathering at the mosque in the village.
From Silwan to the Western Wall, without seeing daylight, Border Police jeeps or Palestinians. An interactive journey through the Old City's secret tunnels.