Israeli forces have fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas at Palestinians in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound as Israel celebrates its Independence Day.
The 27-year-old man, shot dead by Israeli gunfire, is among more than 25 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces since late March as tensions run high across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Israeli forces used tear gas and rubber bullets on Palestinian worshippers, injuring at least 42 people on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
The Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem said it will not compromise on its religious rights as Israel restricts attendance for the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
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.
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.
Israeli forces launch a third day of operations around the occupied West Bank city of Jenin following heavy gun battles in recent days and over 20 arrests overnight, the army said.
Twenty-three year old Ahmed al Saadi has been killed by Israeli forces in the Jenin refugee camp as the Israeli army carried out a raid on a suspected shooter.
The bloodshed comes amid heightened tensions ahead of the start of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, that has seen violence spiral in Israel and the occupied West Bank.
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.
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