Prince William visits holy sites, great-grandmother's tomb

Prince William visits holy sites, great-grandmother's tomb

Britain's Prince William on Thursday visited Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound and Judaism's Western Wall at the foot of the hilltop holy site at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Al-Aqsa: Clashes feared after boycott of holy site ends

Al-Aqsa: Clashes feared after boycott of holy site ends

Israel barred men under 50 from Friday prayers at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, with more clashes feared after Palestinians ended a boycott of the compound and entered for the first time in two weeks.

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

Al Aqsa: Standoff at holy site after metal detectors removed

A tense standoff was underway between Israel and Muslim worshippers at a Jerusalem holy site Wednesday despite the removal of metal detectors, with concerns of major unrest later this week if a resolution is not found.

More Israeli-Palestinian violence feared over holy site

More Israeli-Palestinian violence feared over holy site

Stabbings and clashes that left six people dead raised fears on Saturday of further Israeli-Palestinian violence as tensions mount over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site.

Muslims again boycott site over Israeli security measures

Muslims again boycott site over Israeli security measures

Muslims boycotted a Jerusalem holy site for the third day running on Tuesday after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors and cameras at entrances to the sensitive compound following an attack that killed two policemen.

14 infected with H1N1 influenza virus in Nepal

14 infected with H1N1 influenza virus in Nepal

The number of people infected with the H1N1 influenza virus in Nepal has reached 14, authorities said yesterday.