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'Those who are able to should visit Al-Aqsa. For those who cannot visit Al-Aqsa should send aid to our brothers there,' Erdogan said.
The issue at stake was whether or not Israel is the sovereign in all of Jerusalem, and now the Netanyahu cabinet has confirmed unmistakably: We Are Not.
In May, Turkey's Erdoğan declared “every day Jerusalem is under ‘occupation.’”
Last week the Fatah Central Committee "called on its supporters and members... to turn this Friday into a day of escalation."
Meanwhile, Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz announced he intends to demand that the death penalty for the terrorist who carried out the attack in Halamish that resulted in the murder of a Jewish father and his two children.
From the video it is clear, if metal detectors had been installed, police would have caught the man trying to smuggle the guns onto the Temple Mount.
External forces are linked with Arab leaders in Israel in efforts to start a new wave of violence.
Islamic officials and Arab civic officials continued to place the blame for the conflict squarely on the shoulders of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The police closed the Temple Mount this morning to all Jews because two Jewish visitors supposedly broke the rules.
Jerusalem Mayor Barkat: 'We will maintain the rights of all worshipers and visitors to the sites. But we won’t let anyone use the mosque for the purpose of terrorism.'
The killer fired three bullets at point-blank range into the king’s head and chest as the king ascended the steps to the mosque.
Muslim worshipers have continued to arrive and enter the Temple Mount area since Sunday, 24 hours a day.
King of Saudi Arabia Personally Intervenes in Temple Mount Crisis, Says Metal Detectors ‘Routine’...
“The issue of metal detection machines is a matter that has become routine in the holy places because of terrorism."
Jerusalem District Police Commander HaLevy says he's "determined to create a secure environment after the murder of two police officers."
Some 200 Muslims simultaneously flooded through the entrance to the Temple Mount, ostensibly for afternoon prayers.
The four Israeli Arab parties who comprise the joint list each issued their own statement, which the Druze community said did not reflect a real condemnation.
Police are continuing to search the area for evidence and for suspects who were involved in aiding Friday's killers.
The Waq officials were especially distressed that Israeli officers are continuing a thorough, comprehensive search of the compound.
The attack plot was aimed at discouraging non-Islamic visitors from coming to the Temple Mount.
One hundred years after the last Turkish soldier was chased out of Jerusalem by the invading British Empire, Turkey's channeling of millions into eastern Jerusalem is gaining sympathy and support.
PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat Condemns Israeli Cabinet Meeting, ‘Illegal Decisions’ at Western Wall
Erekat claims Israel is deliberately sabotaging international efforts to revive the peace process and working to annex Judea and Samaria.
To clarify, every Israeli is a 'settler' in the PA and Hamas Arab news lingo, Al-Aqsa refers to the entire Temple Mount compound, and Al-Buraq Wall is, of course, the Western Wall.
A spokesperson for the White House said the rude Western Wall comments were "not the position of this administration."
"We will not allow the silencing of prayers from the heavens of Jerusalem," said Erdogan -- but the threat never existed.