The body of 17-year-old Haitham Mubarak has been handed over to Palestinian authorities two months after he was shot dead by the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, where military raids and expulsions against Palestinians continue.
Settler violence has a history of targeting the Israeli security establishment, which willingly turns a blind eye to it.
The Israel military said on Twitter that the incident took place near the town of Kiryat Arbaas when the alleged attacker "carried out a stabbing attack, injuring a soldier".
About 150,000 Palestinians have gathered at Al Aqsa Mosque in defiance of Israel's visitation restrictions and violent attacks on worshippers during the holy month.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has sent letters to several international actors warning that Israel's aggression at the holy site could stoke religious war and violence.
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.
Thousands of Palestinians gathered at Islam's third holiest site for the first Friday prayer of the Islamic month of Ramadan, as tensions with Israeli police remained under control.
Two Palestinians, Nader Rayan and Alaa Shaham, have been shot and killed by Israeli forces during military raids, which also left at least nine other Palestinians injured.
Despite the gradual dwindling interest of international audiences, Israeli occupation forces have not rested in their ongoing displacement of Palestinians.
For Israel, the basic human rights of colonised Palestinians, such as the right to privacy, are irrelevant.
Recent reports of the Israeli army’s facial recognition program and the NSO Group’s hacking of activists highlights the ongoing digital repression meted out against Palestinians.
The Israeli army identified a Jewish settler who fired at Palestinians with a soldier’s gun in June, but failed to report it.
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