Incidents at the holy site known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as the Temple Mount have often ignited conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
Israeli police said they entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque to disperse "agitators" who reportedly barricaded themselves at the complex. Tensions have been growing at the site amid an overlap of Muslim and Jewish holidays.
21 Apr 2022
The Israeli army said it was reacting to a missile it had intercepted a day before. Tensions are high between Israel and Hamas amid violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex in Jerusalem.
21 Nov 2021
Israeli police said the incident took place near a contested flashpoint shrine known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.