An Israeli court has ruled that performing Jewish religious rituals at Al Aqsa complex does not violate public security, drawing condemnations from the Palestinians and Jordan.
Israel killed 50 Palestinians since the start of the year, four times more than the same period last year.
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.
A disciple of the extremist rabbi Meir Kahane, Ben Gvir was ushered into the Israeli parliament last year after a deal brokered by previous PM Netanyahu with religious nationalists.
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.
"The status quo of the holy sites must be fully respected," five European countries say after an emergency closed-door UNSC session to discuss tensions sparked by the storming of Al Aqsa Mosque by Israeli troops.
Over 560 settlers stormed the site after Israeli police forced Muslim worshippers to evacuate the mosque’s courtyard, witnesses say.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterates Türkiye's support for Palestine, saying, "the events [in Al-Aqsa] remind us of the necessity for all Palestinian groups to work towards unity and reconciliation."
Around 728 settlers stormed the compound under heavy protection from the Israeli police, according to Haaretz newspaper.
Hamas leader Izzat al Rishq has said that his organisation is in mediation efforts to prevent an escalation with Israel, but warned that "Jerusalem and Al Aqsa Mosque are a red line".
Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and Gaza have taken to the streets to protest Israeli forces' attacks on worshippers at Islam's third holiest site, as the EU joins calls for an end to the violence.
Troops fire stun grenades and tear gas as they storm Islam's third holiest site, sparking clashes with the Palestinians.
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