At least seven people were killed in a terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday, according to Palestinian news agency Maan.
At least two were killed at the entrance to the West Bank city’s Al-Quds Mosque.
Two others were killed near the entrance of the Haram al-Sharif compound, a main shrine to the Prophet Muhammad.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack.
Jerusalem is home to more than 200 mosques and shrines, with a number of them dedicated to the prophet.
In 2017, Israeli forces killed the Jordanian pilot, Nidal al-Masharawi, who was flying a drone over Israel when he was shot down over the Gaza Strip.
Israel later said he was trying to bomb the southern city of Eilat.
A day earlier, a Palestinian gunman attacked the Jewish Museum in the heart of Jerusalem, killing three people.
On Sunday, the Old city of Jerusalem was hit by a massive blast, according a Palestinian official, the Maan news agency.
It came as Israel’s army said it had arrested a Palestinian man in the southern occupied West Bank for attempting to enter Israel via the tunnel tunnel that the militants have been using to attack Israeli soldiers.
In the wake of Sunday’s attack, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for calm and urged the Palestinians to withdraw from the West and stop attacking Israeli civilians.
The attack comes just weeks after a Palestinian assailant opened fire on a bus near the Old Town of Hebron, killing four people and wounding more than 30.”
And we must come to an agreement that will be mutually beneficial and to which we will all abide by.”
The attack comes just weeks after a Palestinian assailant opened fire on a bus near the Old Town of Hebron, killing four people and wounding more than 30.