Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, the imam of Al Aqsa Mosque was injured during clashes with Israeli police on Tuesday. Clashes at the compound that left two Israelis and three Palestinians dead last week have escalated tensions.
Two right-wing members of Israeli parliament Knesset criticised Turkish humanitarian activity in occupied East Jerusalem where Turkey invested millions of dollars in 63 different projects.
Israel celebrates the Six-Day War as the unification of East and West Jerusalem. Palestinians see it as a theft of their land and a gradual effort by Israelis to expand their country, leaving little to no room for a Palestinian state.
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