Senators urge direct US involvement in Abu Akleh killing probe | News

Senators urge direct US involvement in Abu Akleh killing probe |  News

Veteran Al Jazeera journalist was killed by Israeli forces while reporting in Jenin on May 11. Twenty-four United States senators have called on President Joe Biden to ensure direct involvement from Washington in the investigation of the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces. The latest appeal from US legislators comes … Read more

NY Times says Israeli forces ‘most likely’ shot Shireen Abu Akleh | Freedom of the Press News

NY Times says Israeli forces 'most likely' shot Shireen Abu Akleh |  Freedom of the Press News

A New York Times investigation has concluded that an Israeli soldier “most likely” fatally shot Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, adding to a growing body of independent probes that have found that the Palestinian-American correspondent was killed by Israeli forces. The New York Times report, published on Monday, said no Palestinian armed men were … Read more

Al Jazeera obtains image of bullet that killed its journalist | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Al Jazeera obtains image of bullet that killed its journalist |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

An investigation by Al Jazeera has obtained an image of the bullet used to kill the network’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. The photograph for the first time shows the type of ammunition used to kill the veteran Al Jazeera correspond in the occupied West Bank last month. According to ballistic and forensic experts, the green-tipped … Read more

Al Jazeera obtains image of bullet that killed its journalist | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Al Jazeera obtains image of bullet that killed its journalist |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

An investigation by Al Jazeera has obtained an image of the bullet used to kill the network’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. The photograph for the first time shows the type of ammunition used to kill the veteran Al Jazeera correspond in the occupied West Bank last month. According to ballistic and forensic experts, the green-tipped … Read more

No Israeli police to be punished for attacking Abu Akleh funeral | News

Israel will not investigate Shireen Abu Akleh's killing |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that an internal probe found evidence of police misconduct, but will not go further. An Israeli police investigation into the attack by its officers on mourners at the funeral of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has concluded that no one should be punished, despite finding that there had been police … Read more

80% of Gaza children suffer depression after 15 years of blockade | Israel-Palestine conflict News

80% of Gaza children suffer depression after 15 years of blockade |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

800,000 children in Gaza have only ever known life under blockade, affecting their mental health, says report. Gaza City- Four out of five children in the Gaza Strip suffer from depression, sadness and fear caused by fifteen years of the Israeli blockade on the territory, a report published by Save the Children has found. The … Read more

White House announces Biden will visit Saudi Arabia, expects to meet crown prince

White House announces Biden will visit Saudi Arabia, expects to meet crown prince

After weeks of speculation, the agenda for President Biden’s mid-July Middle East trip is set, and it includes a visit to Saudi Arabia during which he expects to meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a senior administration official told reporters. Why it matters: Biden on the campaign trail vowed to make Saudi Arabia a “pariah” … Read more

Investigation into Abu Akleh’s killing progressing, but slowly | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Investigation into Abu Akleh's killing progressing, but slowly |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

One month has passed since Israeli forces killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh while she was reporting in the occupied West Bank, causing global outrage. Her killing, while wearing a clearly marked press vest and helmet, was followed by widespread calls for a thorough and independent investigation by politicians and human rights organisations. Thirty … Read more

Racism of ‘Jerusalem Day’ march is Israeli mainstream: Analysts | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Racism of 'Jerusalem Day' march is Israeli mainstream: Analysts |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

For Palestinian residents, Sunday’s far-right “Jerusalem Day” flag march was a day of provocation and violence against them. About 70,000 Israelis marched through the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, waving Israeli flags, and emphasizing that they, in their eyes, were the true rulers of Jerusalem. The march, marking the 1967 occupation and subsequent annexation … Read more

Palestine PM says Israeli flag march ‘crossed all red lines’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Palestine PM says Israeli flag march 'crossed all red lines' |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh has described attacks by far-right Israelis in occupied East Jerusalem as “aggression which crossed all red lines”. Tens of thousands of flag-waving, ultranationalist Israelis raided the Muslim quarter of the Old City on Sunday during the so-called “flag march”. The provocative march that took place in and around the Al-Aqsa … Read more