Thousands people rallied in Istanbul to protest measures taken by Israel in Jerusalem and show solidarity with Palestinians
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site after deadly unrest, saying it was in the best interest of security.
Amid tension following Jerusalem holy site attack, Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for inciting violence
Israel has regularly accused Al-Jazeera of bias in its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Jerusalem: Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim worshippers kept up a boycott, suspicious over what would come next. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said he would maintain a freeze on coordination with Israel despite the climb down.
Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli seriously wounded in a shooting Sunday at the Jewish state's embassy in Amman, a security source said.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced mounting pressure on Sunday over new security measures at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a weekend of violence left eight people dead, with fears more unrest could follow.
Timeline of Jerusalem holy site violence: Eight killed as Israel puts in place tighter security measures
Eight people have been killed in a weekend of violence following new Israeli security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site.
Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded on Friday as clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site where police restricted access for Muslim prayers.
Jerusalem shooting: Protests erupt after Israeli govt stops men under 50 from entering Haram al-Sharif mosque
Israeli police barred men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose and protests erupted over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site