Clashes break out in West Bank amid high tension in Jerusalem

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Authorities restrict Temple Mount prayer to men over 50 and women; worshipers pray in the street instead

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Fresh clashes at Temple Mount after day of violence

Palestinians shout in front of Israeli security forces who block a road leading to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on September 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI)

Palestinians shout in front of Israeli security forces who block a road leading to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City on September 13, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI)

Police say three arrested Monday morning, following operation that led to discovery of pipe bombs at the site

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Tel Aviv transformed into ‘war zone’ as anti-racism rally descends into melee

Thousands of Israeli-Ethiopians protest in Tel Aviv against violence and racism on May 3, 2015. (photo credit: Tomer Neuberg/FLASH90)

Thousands of Israeli-Ethiopians protest in Tel Aviv against violence and racism on May 3, 2015. (photo credit: Tomer Neuberg/FLASH90)

At least 41 people injured, including dozens of police, and many more arrested at rally in support of Israel’s Ethiopian Jews punctuated by intense clashes

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34 die in Bangladesh vote protest violence

At least 34 people have died in Bangladesh and scores have been injured, most of them in firebomb attacks, amid rising political unrest fuelled by a stand-off between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the main opposition leader

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Clashes erupt in West Bank between Palestinians, security forces

A Palestinian youth covers his face with a scarf with an image of senior PA official Ziad Abu Ein in the West Bank village of Turmusaya near Ramallah, Friday, December 19, 2014. (Photo credit:AP/Majdi Mohammed)

A Palestinian youth covers his face with a scarf with an image of senior PA official Ziad Abu Ein in the West Bank village of Turmusaya near Ramallah, Friday, December 19, 2014. (Photo credit:AP/Majdi Mohammed)

Four reported hurt during riots at Qalandia checkpoint, Kufr Qadoum, Turmusaya, Silwad

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Clashes break out in West Bank town after stabbing attack

Israeli security forces at Gush Etzion Junction where a young Israeli man was stabbed and lightly injured on December 01, 2014. (Photo credit: Gershon Elinson/FLASH90)

Israeli security forces at Gush Etzion Junction where a young Israeli man was stabbed and lightly injured on December 01, 2014. (Photo credit: Gershon Elinson/FLASH90)

Palestinians fight with Israeli forces who enter Beit Fajjar after knifing attempt by resident Amal Taqatqa at nearby Gush Etzion Junction

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Riots resume in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen killed in West Bank

A Palestinian protester burns a tire during clashes with Israeli security officers in the Issawiya district of Arab east Jerusalem on October 24, 2014. (Photo credit: AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI)

A Palestinian protester burns a tire during clashes with Israeli security officers in the Issawiya district of Arab east Jerusalem on October 24, 2014. (Photo credit: AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI)

Hamas calls to avenge shooting of youth, a US citizen; army says he was about to hurl firebomb at traffic; State Department calls for ‘speedy, transparent’ probe

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Truce collapses, clashes renew in northeast Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers on armored vehicles drive toward Arsal, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.                                                   (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

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Libya airport hit by heavy fighting between militias

Former Libyan rebels

Former rebel fighters in Tripoli. Rival armed groups retain arms from the 2011 uprising against Gaddafi. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images

Flights halted as Islamist militias attack rival Zintan group, which controls Tripoli international airport

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