The man police say was responsible for shooting a Temple Mount activist was killed at his eastern Jerusalem home during a shoot out with police.
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss Israeli plans to build more Jewish settlements in occupied East Jerusalem, diplomats said.
The Israeli government has given the green light for the planning of more than 1,000 new Jewish settler homes in annexed East Jerusalem, an official told AFP on Monday.
Israeli forces and Palestinians clashed across East Jerusalem on Friday as demonstrators protested the death of Abd al-Rahman al-Shaludi, 21, who was shot dead by police after allegedly attacking pedestrians at a light rail station this week.
A Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at a light-rail station in the northern part of Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a 3-month-old Israeli baby and injuring eight other people. The police said they were treating the crash as a terrorist attack.
The European Union is interested in opening negotiations with Israel with the aim of preventing a series of Israeli moves in the West Bank deemed “red lines” which may jeopardize the possibility of a future Palestinian state alongside Israel, an internal EU document obtained by Haaretz reveals.