Subsequently, The Waqf joined with other Islamic groups on Monday in calling upon Muslims "to reject and boycott all the Israeli aggression measures, including changing the historical status quo including imposing the metal detectors".
Police have been gradually reopening the site.
In a statement, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that Israeli forces removed worshippers at Lions' Gate for allegedly blocking the street while performing prayers.
Security cameras being installed on the Temple Mount.
Safadi said on his Twitter account that the two spoke about the need to stop the escalation at Al-Aqsa Mosque and to honor the understanding with Amman.
Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, condemned the attack in a telephone conversation he initiated with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Читайте также: Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead has dog stolen and held for ransom
The Palestinian PM added that Israel's increased security measures are part of a sustained attempt to change the status quo at the compound, which is considered as Islam's third holiest site.
Fresh clashes were expected in Jerusalem on Wednesday, after Palestinian authorities called for a "Day of Rage" following the introduction of heightened security checks for Muslims at a holy site.
Among the local Muslim population, the broad sentiment is one of anger: "The religious punishment is beyond imagination", Rateb, 38, a resident of the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in east Jerusalem, expressed to The Media Line.
The Palestinian Fatah party called for a "day of rage" on Tuesday (18 July) in response to new Israeli safety measures at a Jerusalem site that serves as an important place of worship for both Jews and Muslims.
More than 300 Palestinians have lost their lives at the hands of Israeli forces in the ongoing tensions since the beginning of October 2015.
It appears that the group of young Jewish visitors persuaded a young boy who was with them to act as if he was praying between the mosques, which violates the visitation guidelines, while they stood around him and took pictures. This drew a new wave of protests and criticism, with Turkish government going as far as describing the measures as "a crime against humanity, a crime committed against the freedom of religion".
Incidents involving Israeli settlers hitting Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territory are common, and are usually treated by Israeli security forces as accidents, even in cases when witnesses claim the auto rammings were deliberate.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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