In the night of Sunday, 23 July, RAS al-Amud and Silwan (Shiloah) clashes between Arabs and police and border guards. According to published information, in the clashes with the Arabs threw stones and bottles with flammable mixture.
The security forces used special equipment to stop the riots. No injuries were reported.
In the evening, clashes broke out in numerous areas of Jerusalem. On route Maale Mota Gur, near Lion gate, the Arabs threw rocks, bottles and heavy objects. Police and guards used special equipment to stop the riots and pushed the troublemakers.
In the quarter Isauiya Arabs threw stones and bottles with flammable mixture and firecrackers at the police. One detective suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
Similar riots occurred in the district of a-Tur. There the police also used lethal weapons.
In the night of Sunday, July 23, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting with the Minister of internal security by Gilad Ardana and the inspector General of police, Roni Alchahol on the question of the situation around the Temple mount.
On 23 July there will be an additional meeting of the military-political Cabinet, which will be dedicated to discussing the situation on the Temple mount. WAQF demands to remove the metal detectors that were installed at the entrance to the temple mount after a terrorist attack occurred there on July 14. At the meeting of the Cabinet held in the night of July 21, it was decided to leave this matter to the discretion of the police.
On 22 July, the coordinator of IDF activities in Judea and Samaria, major General Yoav Mordechai said in an interview with BBC Arabic that Israel seeks alternatives to metal detection to ensure the safety of citizens and security forces.