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Latest News Wires Jerusalem riot at holy site dispersed by Israel police

Jerusalem riot: The compound is known to Muslims as the 'Noble Sanctuary' and is Islam's third-holiest site. Israel captured the area along with the rest of east Jerusalem from Jordan in the 1967 war.

By Aron HellerAssociated Press / April 16, 2014

Ammar Awad/Reuters

Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday, firing tear gas to disperse a protest by Palestinian Muslim worshippers, officials said.