Palestinian protesters

VIDEO: Israeli Army and Palestinians clash on streets

The clashes erupted after the funeral of a 13-year-old boy killed during clashes with the Israeli military.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday he had no interest in an "escalation" of violence and is ready to talk with Israel.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that he will use a "strong hand" to quell violent Palestinian protests and deadly attacks.

Palestinians and Israel forces clash in Jerusalem, West Bank

And Israeli policemen were injured by firebombs.

In a rare decision, Israeli leaders called up a few hundred border police reservists to beef up security as tensions rise over Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site. One Israeli civilian has been killed in the violence since Sunday.

VIDEO: Israel troops and Palestinians protesters clash

Israeli troops fired tear gas, stun grenades and deployed a water cannon to disperse stone-throwing Palestinian youths.

Several Israeli police officers were injured after fire bombs were thrown at them.

Emergency services said one officer was shot in the arm as well.

Friday's clashes follow days of unrest at Jerusalem's hilltop compound known to the Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount.

VIDEO: Third day of clashes at Jerusalem holy site

A group of protesters had holed up inside the the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, known to Jews as Temple Mount, overnight.

The protesters threw rocks, concrete blocks and fireworks at police, but police managed to open the site for Jewish visitors.

Nearby, more Palestinian protesters gathered and police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse them.

VIDEO: Israeli police re-enter Al-Aqsa compound

Police said Palestinians threw rocks at officers who then entered the area to ensure security and several of the protesters were arrested.