Israeli Dies in Car Crash After Rock-Throwing Attack

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Palestinians scuffled with a Israeli demonstration military after confidence army blocked a highway heading to a Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday.

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — A 50-year-old Jewish male died Monday morning after enemy pelted a highway he was pushing on with rocks as he was returning home from a cooking celebrating Rosh Hashana, a Jewish New Year, a Israeli authorities said. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an puncture assembly to plead rock-throwing, mostly by Palestinian youths.

The genocide of a man, who has not been identified, was reported as a military and Palestinian youths clashed for a second uninterrupted day during a Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, amid tensions over increasing visits by Jews for Rosh Hashana. The two-day holiday began during dusk on Sunday.

A matter from a Israeli military pronounced a assailants were throwing stones on Sunday night on a highway that runs between a Palestinian and Jewish area in East Jerusalem. It was not immediately transparent if a stone strike a vehicle, though a military pronounced a stone-throwing “led to a self-inflicted accident,” as a male mislaid control of a automobile and crushed into a pole.

Luba Samri, a military spokeswoman, pronounced a rock-throwing seemed to have caused a collision though that “nothing is 100 percent sure.” The police, with a court’s permission, pronounced no some-more sum about a box could be published while an review was continuing.

On Monday, Mr. Netanyahu pronounced he would call a special assembly after Rosh Hashana ends Tuesday dusk to plead “harsher punishments and despotic enforcement” and other means to fight rock-throwing.

The supervision had already said, on Sept. 2, that it was deliberation harsher measures opposite Palestinian stone-throwers, including larger use of live ammunition and worse smallest sentences for those convicted.

Israeli confidence army have increasingly grappled with rock-throwing, quite along a highway in a assigned West Bank that is mostly used by Jewish settlers and on roads heading to Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem.

Last week, a Israeli military reported that stone-throwing episodes increasing 53 percent in 2014 from a prior year.

Palestinians frequently disagree that rocks and wanton agitator inclination are among their usually weapons to press for independence, and to urge themselves opposite Israeli army during confrontations. For some immature Palestinians in areas where there are visit tensions, their use has turn a sermon of passage.

In East Jerusalem, Ms. Samri, a military spokeswoman, pronounced protesters had thrown rocks during officers who had entered a contested holy site of a Al Aqsa Mosque — worshiped by Jews as a Temple Mount, and famous to Muslims as a Noble Sanctuary and as one of a 3 holiest sites in Islam — so they could concede non-Muslims, including Jews, to enter a area.

Three people were arrested, Ms. Samri said. Palestinians posted photographs on amicable media of a bloodied aged male who they pronounced had been strike in a eye with a rubber bullet.

The extended assault began on Sunday, when youths holed adult in a mosque overnight, anticipating to confront a military and Jewish visitors.

Similar clashes took place in July, as Jews hold an annual quick day commemorating a drop of dual ancient temples believed to have once stood during a holy site.

The tensions that led to a fighting are a product, during slightest in part, of flourishing Palestinian fears that Jews are visiting a Temple Mount as partial of an Israeli devise to claim supervision over a site or to order it.

Non-Muslim request is criminialized during a site, and Mr. Netanyahu has regularly pronounced he has no goal of changing that.

Many Palestinians do not trust his claims, observant that some jingoist Jewish activists have been agitating for increasing entrance and request rights during a site, and that some members of Mr. Netanyahu’s supervision have upheld a call for open Jewish request there.

After a clashes on Sunday, Uri Ariel, a worried apportion who has urged Jews to urge on a Temple Mount, visited a site in what was interpreted by some as a provocation.

Israel recently outlawed an classification of Muslim women who follow and scream during Jewish visitors during a holy site, along with an affiliated, less-vocal organisation of men. The supervision indicted both groups of inciting violence.

Before a anathema was imposed, Muslim women were criminialized from entering a Al Aqsa Mosque during a early morning, when unfamiliar visitors and Jews are authorised to enter a site, pronounced Aviv Tatarsky, a researcher during Ir Amim, an classification that advocates for Palestinians in Jerusalem.

This site is in a Old City of Jerusalem, in domain Israel seized from Jordan in a 1967 fight and afterwards annexed in a pierce that has not been internationally recognized.

The devalue has a special status: It is administered by a Islamic Waqf trust, underneath Jordanian custodianship, though Israel controls security. Tensions over a site have mounted over a past year and have mostly resulted in violence.