The renewed violence at the site came despite Israel temporarily halting Jewish visits, which are seen by the Palestinians as a provocation
The State Department says it supports an investigation into the death of 80-year-old Omar Asaad, who was arrested by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.
The senator responded to a question on 'Face the Nation' of whether labeling the Israeli government as so is contributing to the rise in anti-Semitic attacks.
Thousands took to the streets of Gaza as the cease-fire took hold. Spontaneous celebrations also broke out in east Jerusalem and across the occupied West Bank.
The U.S. faces growing pressure to wade more deeply into diplomacy to end the worst Israel-Palestinian violence in years.
It's the latest in a series of confrontations between Israeli police and Palestinians that threatened to push the contested city toward wider conflict.
The ICC ruled it has jurisdiction over the Palestinian territories, which makes way for investigations of Israeli attacks.
Acting U.S. Ambassador Richard Mills said the U.S. hopes to build confidence on both sides to create an environment to reach a two-state solution.
It's the latest Middle Eastern country to do so, following the United Arab Emirates.
The agreement makes the UAE the third Arab country, after Egypt and Jordan, to have full diplomatic ties with Israel.