Thousands of flag-waving Jewish nationalists gather in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City to hold "flag march" as dozens of Palestinians were injured in assaults by Israeli police and settlers.
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.
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.
Years after his death, the militant anti-Palestinian ideology of the Jewish Defence League leader lives on.
Palestine Red Crescent said eleven of the injured were taken to a hospital and most injuries occurred from the police's use of plastic bullets and gas bombs on unarmed Palestinians.
Clashes at Islam's third holiest site and around occupied East Jerusalem, which wounded 205 Palestinians, came amid mounting anger over potential eviction of Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.
The Palestinian Red Crescent emergency service said 88 people were hospitalised while most of the wounded suffered injuries to the face and eyes caused by rubber bullets and shrapnel from stun grenades.
The Red Crescent said 22 Palestinians were wounded in overnight clashes with Israeli police in the occupied East Jerusalem where Israeli forces confirmed 11 arrests.
There have been nightly disturbances since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 13, amid Palestinian anger over police blocking off access to the promenade around the walls of the Old City and a ban on gatherings.
Israeli forces hit Hamas positions early Saturday after it said three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip.
Horrific accounts of survival are emerging from civilians escaping the rubble of Mosul's Old City.
Iraqi army units have forced Daesh back, confining them to a shrinking area next to the Tigris river. Almost 200 Daesh fighters are now holding control of what looks like a hopeless last stand in their former stronghold.
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