"I didn't really understand what was going on for a second, and then I realized that the terrorist that was apparently dead wasn't and he got up and tried attacking the police officers and they shot and killed him on scene", said the man.
Police recovered two locally made automatic rifles, a pistol and a knife, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told AFP.
Following the shooting, Israeli forces blockaded the mosque compound, not allowing worshippers into the area.
Ismael Habash, the chief Islamic judge in the Palestinian government and a close confidante of President Mahmoud Abbas, said Israel's barring of prayers at Islam's third-holiest site is pushing the entire region into a religious war.
The Israeli authorities are still trying to work out the identities of the attackers. It opposes Israel's military occupation of the West Bank and says it is fighting a struggle of liberation for a return to "historic Palestine", what it says was Palestinian land before the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. They largely identify with the Palestinian cause.
The gunmen arrived at the sacred site, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, and walked towards one of the Old City gates nearby, police spokeswoman Luba Simri said.
Momani stressed on Jordan's rejection of any violations against the rights of the Muslims to exercise their worship and called for the immediate opening of al-Aqsa Mosque. The biggest Muslim-Sunni institute called upon the worldwide community to be responsible towards the Palestinian people, as well as to stop abusing "international standards" when it comes to dealing with the occupation.
Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan called it an "extremely severe event which crossed all red lines".
"There isn't a force on earth that would prevent them from getting to al-Aqsa and holding Friday prayers", he said.
The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Muhammad Ahmad Hussein (center) on November 14, 2014. Kamil Shnaan, 22, was the son of a former Israeli parliamentarian.
Sami Abu Zuhri, spokesman for the Islamic terror organization, issued a statement saying, "The attack in Jerusalem is a natural response to Israeli terrorism and the desecration of Al-Aqsa mosque, and it confirms the commitment to the intifada and the unity of our people".
Mr Abbas condemned the attack and said he rejects "any violence from any party, particularly at holy sites".
Donahue attempted to walk away from her vehicle with her children when police arrived and eventually arrested her. The Department of Human Services placed the children in the care of another family member.
Another area of low pressure to the east of Fernanda over the Pacific could also develop into tropical storm system. But Fernanda should start weakening early next week as it takes a northwesterly turn over cooler waters.
It was for the first time that Shah Rukh was relishing authentic Rajasthani cuisine and the actor made the most of his appetite. The 51-year-old was in Jaipur to promote his film but he took a detour and visited Jodhpur to receive the honour .
Video Game Showcase we just got some very exciting news about Kingdom Hearts III and we now know it will be released in 2018. The trailer gives us an extensive look at Andy's room, outside of it, and a meeting with Woody and Buzz Lightyear.
The net profit margin for the company is reported at 12.00% while the weekly performance for the same has been recorded at -3.08%. That's a potential 10.85 gain from where (NYSE:GM) has been trading recently. 840 are owned by Montecito Financial Bank And Tru.
Sunbelt holds 0% of its portfolio in Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) for 3,000 shares. 2,000 are held by Fifth Third Bancshares. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating on shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation in a report on Friday.
Lasseter said they don't really like that title either, so he thought they'd look up what "2" is in Norwegian and it's "To". Later, clips of the research trips to Norway, Iceland, and Finland that the filmmakers of Frozen 2 took were screened.
The government stated: "We remain committed to safeguarding and protecting the UK's long history of environmental protection". With the help of the 10 DUP lawmakers, May's government has a majority of just 13 in the 650-member parliament.
The recall applies to the Sabrett products with a sell-by date ranging from June 19 to October 6, the company said. The franks were sold nationwide to retailers and institutions, mostly under the Sabrett brand name, the USDA said.
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said in a statement that he's open to the House adding North Korea sanctions. Democrats and some Republicans who backed the bill scoffed, saying the problem could have been quickly remedied.
Northern Lights Coming to New England
If the auroral forecast predicts a visible aurora, get away from light pollution in urban areas and away from any bright lights. The last time Canada had an especially vibrant display of the northern lights was at the end of May .
Hamilton retains pole, cleared over block
Fernando Alonso , who is set to serve a grid drop here following a series of penalties for changes to his Honda engine, was ninth. Silverstone has been regarded as the "Home of British Motor Racing " since hosting its first Grand Prix in 1948.
Ranbir Kapoor Hosts Jagga Jasoos Screening
In the wake of getting postponed various circumstances, the Anurag Basu directorial at long last released on July 14. The film also stares Saswata Chatterjee, Saurabh Shukla, Sayani Gupta, Kiran Srinivas, Adah Sharma and Denzil Smith.
Hundreds of troopers tip hats to slain NY trooper
Serenaded by a pianist, the troopers followed the family of Joel Davis into the funeral Saturday at an Army base in northern NY . Calling hours for Nichole Davis are Sunday afternoon at the Fergerson Funeral Home in North Syracuse.
Game of Thrones loyalty by state
Cersei crowns herself queen of the Seven Kingdoms as her brother/lover Jaime returns from his adventures in the Riverlands. And there's a chance to catch Game of Thrones for free on Sunday - HBO now is offering one free month for new users.
Ravens Can Plan Ahead, Similar to Humans and Great Apes
It is well known that ravens are smart, but a new study showed the birds may be more intelligent than we previously thought. Fifteen minutes later, the puzzle came back, and if the raven had chosen the right tool, they could open it.