Israeli troops killed four Palestinians who the army said had attempted to cross the Gaza border on Saturday. Footage of the clashes showed police firing tear gas and employing other riot-control weapons against Palestinians at the site.
Police early morning announced that the Temple Mount would be closed to Jews, despite Sunday being the Jewish fast day of Tisha Be'Av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem.
Israeli police have clashed with Muslim worshippers at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers to mark the Eid al-Adha holiday.
Israeli police had initially barred entry to Jewish visitors, but reversed their decision after the clashes broke out and allowed them to enter.
Witnesses said at least two people were arrested.
Revered by Jews as Temple Mount, the site of two biblical Jewish temples, and by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, the area is one of the most sensitive sites in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The holy site is controlled by the Jordanian Waqf, which issued a formal complaint to Israel.
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Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil on Sunday condemned the storming of the al-Aqsa mosque compound by Israeli forces.
Extremist Jewish organisations, known widely as Temple Mount groups, had called for massive raids on the Al-Aqsa during this week.
It is located in east Jerusalem, occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move never recognised by the global community. The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has been moribund for at least a decade, and the Palestinians have cut ties with the Trump administration over what they see as its unfair bias toward Israel.
A Palestinian shot at Israeli soldiers along the Gaza border Sunday and was killed when troops returned fire, the army and Hamas's health ministry said, in the third such incident in recent days. It was not clear if he was a member of an armed group, and no one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
"We hold Hamas responsible and accountable for any acts of violence emanating from the Gaza Strip whether they were Hamas operatives or not", he said at a briefing with reporters.
The Israeli military posted a salute on social media this week to the female IDF soldier who spotted four armed Arab terrorists infiltrating into Israeli territory from Gaza to carry out an attack on nearby civilian Jewish communities.