Hamas' MP and head of the parliament in Gaza City Ahmad Bahar (R) chairs a  Palestinian legislative Council meeting in Gaza City as former senior Fatah member Mohammed Dahlan attends it through video conference from the United Arab Emirates on July 27, 2017 following developments at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
Palestinians were set to return to pray at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures, potentially ending a nearly two-week crisis that sparked deadly unrest. Dahlan, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's exiled rival took part in a public meeting with the Hamas-led parliament for the first time in a decade.
 / AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB        (Photo credit should read SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)