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.
Israeli police surrounded the mourners and used stun grenades and batons to assault the pall bearers carrying the casket of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
Embroidered thobes have become a symbol of resistance and a way to confront Israeli attempts to appropriate Palestinian culture.
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.
Laylat al Qadr is the most important night of the Muslim holy month and it marks the revelation of the first verses of the holy Quran to Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel.
The Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem said it will not compromise on its religious rights as Israel restricts attendance for the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
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.
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.
Several hundred ultra-nationalist Jews carrying Israeli flags march in defiance of police orders and despite condemnation by Israeli leaders.
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.
Israeli police forcibly evacuated Muslim worshippers from the mosque courtyard before allowing settlers to move through in groups, witnesses say.
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