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Israeli Foreign Minister accuses Hamas of orchestrating Jerusalem violence

Yair Lapid made the comments following days of clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians at the contested holy site, which is revered by Jews and Muslims. 

published on : 24th April 2022

Clashes erupt again near flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Israeli police accused Palestinians of "defiling and desecrating" a holy site, while Palestinian officials accused Israel of trying to divide the sensitive holy site.

published on : 17th April 2022

Israel police enter flashpoint Jerusalem holy site, arrest two

Shortly afterwards, Palestinians reported brief clashes with Israeli police, just outside the mosque compound. Palestinian medics said 10 people were wounded.

published on : 17th April 2022

Clashes erupt at Jerusalem holy site, 59 Palestinians hurt

Videos circulating online showed Palestinians hurling rocks and police firing tear gas and stun grenades. Others showed worshippers barricading themselves inside the mosque.

published on : 15th April 2022

Two police killed near Jerusalem holy site, attackers shot dead

Three assailants opened fire on Israeli police in Jerusalem's Old City today before fleeing to a nearby highly sensitive holy site and being killed by security forces.

published on : 14th July 2017