Israel hailed the World Holocaust Forum as the biggest international gathering in its history. Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Vice President Mike Pence are among the attendees.
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.
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."
A member of the forgotten African-Palestinian community, Mahmoud Jiddah was born in Jerusalem around the time of the Nakba. He grew up witnessing the takeover of Palestine and joined in the resistance against Israel’s occupation of his home.
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.
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.
Marches and strikes marking the beginning of the second intifada across Palestine coincide with increasing incursions by Israeli occupation forces in Palestine.
Declaring Jerusalem as the exclusive property for any one religion or group of people violates the spirit and the history of the city.
Israel regularly demolishes Palestinians homes in what it says is to deter future violence. Human rights groups call this collective punishment.
A statement from Israel's communications ministry said it would demand the revocation of the credentials of journalists working for the channel and also cut its cable and satellite connections.
The protesters at al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem managed to get controversial security measures removed from the mosque, and prevented a prolonged, more dangerous confrontation. But the peace is fragile.
Palestinians will return to pray at Al Aqsa Mosque from Thursday afternoon after Israeli authorities removed security measures that had sparked deadly unrest.
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