Muslims aged over 50 are allowed to pray at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The Friday prayers were held again after Israel removed controversial security measures. But the Israel-Palestinian clashes continued.
Four Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli forces and at least 150 more wounded in clashes across the West Bank and Gaza. Protests over the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital show no sign of relenting.
A summit of Islamic nations has issued a unified response to counter the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was "not impressed" by the declaration.
The UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution nullifying any changes to Jerusalem's status, after the US policy change on the holy city. Protest against the US decision broke out in Jakarta on Sunday.
In Berlin, the first candle of the city's massive Hanukkah menorah has been lit to mark the traditional start of the Festival of Lights. At the same time, Palestinians and Arabs held anti-Israel protests in the capital.
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