Nineteen-year-old As’sad al-Rifai and 20-year-old Emad Subhi Abu Shqeir were arrested in a forested area close to Elad after a massive four-day manhunt.
Israeli forces have fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas at Palestinians in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound as Israel celebrates its Independence Day.
The 27-year-old man, shot dead by Israeli gunfire, is among more than 25 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces since late March as tensions run high across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Israeli forces used tear gas and rubber bullets on Palestinian worshippers, injuring at least 42 people on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Jordan is pushing to restore its property endowment rights as the custodian of the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem in an effort to contain Israeli aggression at the holy site.
Twenty-year old Ahmed Ibrahim Oweidat is the 25th Palestinian to have been killed in military raids by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank since late March.
About 150,000 Palestinians have gathered at Al Aqsa Mosque in defiance of Israel's visitation restrictions and violent attacks on worshippers during the holy month.
Israeli police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades after entering the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, injuring at least 27 Palestinians, according to eyewitnesses and medics.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has sent letters to several international actors warning that Israel's aggression at the holy site could stoke religious war and violence.
Turkish President Erdogan voices sadness over the storming of Islam's third-holiest site by fanatic groups and security forces, in a phone call with his Israeli counterpart Herzog, warning against threats to its status.
Israel carries out air strikes in blockaded Gaza, witnesses and its governing Hamas say, as tensions over the storming of Al Aqsa Mosque by Israeli troops refuse to ebb.
Over 560 settlers stormed the site after Israeli police forced Muslim worshippers to evacuate the mosque’s courtyard, witnesses say.
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