The Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound is seen in Jerusalem's Old City Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
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Israel said Thursday it had thwarted a plan by two 1948 Palestinians with Daesh (ISIS) sympathies to mount an attack at a contested Jerusalem holy site where a July gun ambush set off a wave of violence.Israel responded to that attack by briefly installing metal detectors outside the compound, angering Palestinians who saw that as a breach of decades-old access arrangements.Israel captured East Jerusalem, including the Old City and the holy compound, in the 1967 Middle East war.
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