Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem on Tuesday, and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including one troops said attacked them with a knife.
An attacker stabbed two Israeli border police in Jerusalem's Old City before being shot dead on Thursday, police said.
About 90 Israeli settlers stormed the holy Al Aqsa Mosque amid tight security by Israeli police, witnesses said Thursday.
A U.S. Senate committee approved a bill on Thursday that would cut off $300 million in annual U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority.
Israeli police declared Friday's Muslim prayers will not be held at Jerusalem's holiest site after two Israelis were critically wounded in a shooting near the site.