President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterates Türkiye's support for Palestine, saying, "the events [in Al-Aqsa] remind us of the necessity for all Palestinian groups to work towards unity and reconciliation."
Around 728 settlers stormed the compound under heavy protection from the Israeli police, according to Haaretz newspaper.
Hamas leader Izzat al Rishq has said that his organisation is in mediation efforts to prevent an escalation with Israel, but warned that "Jerusalem and Al Aqsa Mosque are a red line".
Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and Gaza have taken to the streets to protest Israeli forces' attacks on worshippers at Islam's third holiest site, as the EU joins calls for an end to the violence.
Troops fire stun grenades and tear gas as they storm Islam's third holiest site, sparking clashes with the Palestinians.
Israeli police allege a knife-wielding Palestinian stabbed and wounded two Israeli officers in occupied Jerusalem's annexed Old City before being shot dead by forces at the site.
Israeli officials said the Palestinian killed one Israeli and injured four others before being fatally shot by Israeli police in occupied East Jerusalem.
It is the third holiest site for Muslims and allowing Jews to pray there threatens to exacerbate tensions in the occupied territory.
Three Palestinians killed by Israeli fire, including a woman who allegedly tried to stab officers in Jerusalem, a man shot during occupied West Bank clashes and another man who approached the border fence.
The increasing Iranian influence over Hamas has made some Israeli establishment figures think that it’s better to find a common ground with Palestinians than dealing with Tehran.
Thousands of people accompanied Nizar Banat’s coffin through the streets of occupied West Bank, many of them chanting “the people want the fall of the regime” and “leave, leave Abbas”.
Khalil al Hayya, deputy head of the Hamas Political Bureau, says the organisation rejects threats related to the reconstruction of Gaza and would not make political compromises.
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