Restorers working in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Israel uncover stone slab venerated as the resting place of Jesus Christ.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a toughening of the penalties for stone throwers, following a third day of clashes between Palestinians and security forces.
Tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers streamed through Jerusalem's Old City to one of Islam's most revered sites as Israel eased restrictions for the fasting month of Ramadan.
Jerusalem is witnessing security measures not seen in years as residents try to maintain some semblance of normal life while awaiting the next attack.
Suspected Jewish extremists punctured the tyres of dozens of Palestinian cars in annexed east Jerusalem on Monday in the latest so-called "price tag" hate crime, police and an AFP correspondent said.
Israel will announce plans for new settlement construction next week, coinciding with the release of a third batch of Palestinian prisoners as part of peace talks, an official said Thursday.
A fierce winter storm shut down much of the Middle East Friday, burying Jerusalem in snow, flooding parts of Gaza and bringing frigid, wet weather to war-ravaged Syria.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas signed a deal with King Abdullah II on Sunday confirming Jordan's historic role as custodian of the holy sites in Jerusalem.
Britain and France are considering recalling their ambassadors to Israel over its plans to build new settler homes in a highly controversial area of the West Bank.