It was not immediately clear what sparked the violence at the site, which Palestinians refer to as the Al Aqsa mosque compound and Jews refer to as the Temple Mount.
The Naksa or "the day of the setback" refers to the annual commemoration of the 1967 war in which Israel invaded Gaza, the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
Leaders meeting for the annual Arab League summit were united in their condemnation of Trump administration's policies seen as unfairly biased toward Israel but divided on a host of other issues, including whether to readmit founding member Syria.
Regime official to UN Bashar Jaafri says western involvement in Syrian "was to ensure Israeli occupation of Arab territories and to ensure that occupation could go on forever," at UNSC meeting on Israel-occupied Golan Heights.
In a TRT World exclusive, a retired Syrian general, now part of the opposition, tells us about the Syrian army's "humiliating" defeat at the hands of the Israeli Air Force and how the S-300 might ensure that never happens again.
Egypt and Israel inked a deal on 17 September 1978 - first between an Arab nation and the Jewish state - to find ways to bring peace to the Middle East. Four decades later, peace remains a distant dream in the region.
Following the US move to open its embassy in Jerusalem, Israel is pressing the Trump administration to "recognise its sovereignty over the Golan Heights to end the historic controversy."
UN Security Council's Resolution 242 was agreed unanimously on November 22, 1967, five months after a crushing Israeli offensive during which it occupied vast swathes of Arab territory.
In the 1967 Six-Day War, Israel destroyed an 800-year-old neighbourhood that had belonged to the Ottoman Empire for centuries. Now Turkey wants that hotly contested land back, and is lobbying for regional support for the initiative.
The Israeli occupation of Palestine manifests in several shapes, and often the exertion of dominance over Palestinians takes form through pyschological warfare. This short narrative takes a look at one Palestinian's trip to her homeland.
There was a time when American Jews had a clear, idealised dream for Israel. They are still strongly emotionally attached to Israel, but many have a hard time reconciling their politics with 50 years of brutal occupation in Palestinian territories.
The Israeli-Arab war not only marks the loss of land and freedom for Palestinians, but it marks a collective trauma that has shaped the entire region's psyche until today.
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