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Family of journalist killed in West Bank lashes out at Biden

Jul. 08, 2022 14:20 PM EDT

The family of a Palestinian-American reporter killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank lashed out at President Joe Biden in a letter released Friday over his administration's response to her death. Relatives of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh expressed...

US: Israeli fire likely killed reporter; no final conclusion

Jul. 04, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday the bullet that killed veteran Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was likely fired from an Israeli position. But they said it was too badly damaged to reach an absolute determination, and that there is “no reason to believe” she was deliberately...

US: Test of bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist inconclusive; overall evidence points to Israeli military

Jul. 04, 2022 09:47 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US: Test of bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist inconclusive; overall evidence points to Israeli military.

Palestinians give bullet that killed journalist to US team

Jul. 02, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority on Saturday said it has given the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to American forensic experts, taking a step toward resolving a standoff with Israel over the investigation into her death. The announcement came...

UN office points to Israel in Al Jazeera reporter's death

Jun. 24, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office said Friday that veteran Al Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh and her crew were hit by “seemingly well-aimed bullets” fired from the direction of Israeli troops and called for a criminal probe into her death last month. Abu...

Al Jazeera releases image of bullet it says killed reporter

Jun. 17, 2022 03:07 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Al Jazeera news network has published an image of the bullet that it says killed its veteran reporter Shireen Abu Akleh while she was covering an Israeli military operation in the occupied West Bank last month. It identified the bullet as a U.S.-made 5.56mm...

Report: Israeli police clear officers at reporter's funeral

Jun. 16, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli police investigation has found that police engaged in misconduct during the funeral of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, but those who supervised the event will not face serious punishment, an Israeli newspaper reported Thursday. Israeli...

UN names Palestinian media program for slain reporter

May. 31, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations announced Tuesday that it is naming the annual training program for Palestinian broadcasters and journalists after Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead May 11 during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank. U.N....

Al Jazeera says it will go to ICC over killing of journalist

May. 27, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Al Jazeera news network says it will submit a case file to the International Criminal Court on the killing of reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead earlier this month during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank. The Qatar-based network and the...

Palestinians: Israel deliberately killed Al Jazeera reporter

May. 26, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Authority on Thursday announced the results of its investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, saying it had proven she was deliberately killed by Israeli forces as she tried to flee. The conclusion...