A Palestinian gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem's Old City early Sunday, wounding eight Israelis in an attack that came a week after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza.
Pakistan doesn't recognize Israel. After a delegation visited Israel and even met with its president, Pakistani senators were outraged and one visitor got fired.
Jewish pilgrims visited early Sunday ahead of a nationalist parade through the Old City, prompting Palestinians to throw rocks and fireworks.
Israeli police entered the compound in the Old City to secure the way for Jewish visitors to the holy site, fueling clashes that left 17 Palestinians wounded.
Clashes broke out between Israeli police and Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque early Friday, with claims Israeli police entered in force shortly after early morning prayers.
Around 100 Palestinians were injured as protesters and Israeli police clashed in the latest of several nights of violence over possible evictions of Palestinians from land claimed by Jewish settlers.
The city is seeing Christian and Jewish religious gatherings this week after the same events were canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The city's deputy mayor said the banner was removed because he received complaints that it was offensive to residents.
A fatal police shooting of an unarmed Palestinian man with autism in Jerusalem last weekend has stirred protests.
The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem long served as a key diplomatic line to the Palestinian Authority. Now the U.S. is downgrading the mission and merging it with the Embassy to Israel.