Israeli forces entered the Al Aqsa Mosque compound along with hundreds of Jewish settlers following the calls by Jewish groups to converge on the site to mark what they call the "reunification of Jerusalem."
Turkish President Erdogan calls Israeli PM Netanyahu "a tyrant massacring Palestinian children," following Netanyahu's remarks that Israel was the nation-state of the Jewish people only.
Australian Cardinal George Pell and a former leading Vatican official who last month was convicted of sexually abusing two boys, has been sentenced to six years in prison.
Palestinian officials said Israeli forces stormed the Al Aqsa Mosque complex, where they arrested at least three people. Israelis said they evacuated the compound after a Molotov cocktail damaged a security post.
Less than one in four Palestinians have the right to vote in Israeli elections, but the election will inevitably affect every single Palestinian.
Gaza’s Health Ministry said that the Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinians who were protesting Israel’s new security measures, killing a 14-year-old teenager and wounding three others.
Israeli Parliament approves legislation allowing further expansion of illegal Jewish-only settlement in the occupied city's Silwan neighbourhood.
Celebrations are taking place on the streets of Gaza following a ceasefire deal after two days of heavy Israeli bombardment on Gaza. But Israelis are burning tyres to show their anger at the agreement.
Israeli strikes on Gaza have increased this year leaving behind many civilian casualties. The recent spike in violence, triggered by a deadly incursion by Israeli forces into Gaza, brought both sides to the brink of a fully-fledged war.
Israeli police closed all the Al Aqsa Mosque compound gates barring the public from entering, following an alleged knife attack .
Palestinian sources said late on Thursday that the deal formally went into effect at midnight and it has taken hold "on the basis of mutual calm."
The UN vote on President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision shows us his action was rejected worldwide, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells TRT World in a special interview.
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