The Deadly Crisis Over Jerusalem’s Holy Site Rages On (HBO)

Fighting between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police continued in East Jerusalem last night, in the deadliest violence the city has seen in more than two years.

Palestinian protests started Monday night in Jerusalem despite Israel’s surprise announcement that metal detectors recently installed outside Al-Aqsa Mosque would be immediately removed, a decision that dismayed supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and relieved those who’d warned of a full-blown regional conflict if they remained in place.

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