Davos updates | Qatar’s ruler calls out lives on the West

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) – An Israeli raid this month during a Palestinian-American journalist evading the West in Qatar has ruled out double standards. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said during a speech at the World Economic Forum that “we should not accept a world where governments have double standards about the value of people … Read more

Israel Is in Crisis Mode After Terrible Handling of Shireen Abu Akleh’s Death

The death of Shireen Abu Akleh, Al Jazeera’s celebrated Palestine correspondent — who was shot in the head while covering a gun battle between Israeli army forces and Palestinian fighters in the West Bank city of Jenin last Wednesday — has spiraled from tragedy into a full-blown diplomatic crisis for Israel. A series of clumsy … Read more

Independent probe points to Israel fire in journalist death

JERUSALEM (AP) – As Israel and the Palestinians wrangle over the investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, several independent groups have launched their own probes. One open-source research team said its initial findings lent support to Palestinian witnesses who said she was killed by Israeli fire. The outcome of these … Read more

Palestinian prisoner Awawda passes 70th day of hunger strike | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Ramallah, occupied by West Bank – The health of the Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawda is quickly deteriorating, after he passed the 70th day of his hunger strike earlier this week. Awawda, 40, is protesting his continued detention in Israeli prisons without trial or charge. The father of four was arrested by Israeli forces from his … Read more

Nakba Day: What happened in Palestine in 1948? | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Every year on May 15, Palestinians around the world mark the Nakba, or catastrophe, referring to the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in 1948. Having secured the support of the British government for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, on May 14, 1948, as soon as the British Mandate expired, Zionist forces declared the … Read more

Israeli police beat pallbearers at journalist’s funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli riot police on Friday pushed and beat pallbearers at the funeral for the slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, causing them to briefly drop the casket in a shocking start to a procession that turned into perhaps the largest display of Palestinian nationalism. in Jerusalem in a generation. The scenes … Read more

Israel forces beat mourners carrying Abu Akleh’s body: Live news | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel forces beat a crowd of mourners carrying a casket of Shireen Abu Akleh ahead of the funeral in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem. Thousands of Palestinians have gathered for the funeral service, before Abu Akleh is taken to the Mount Zion Protestant Cemetery, where she will be buried alongside her late parents … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh, a journalist killed in the West Bank, was ‘the voice of Palestinian suffering’

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN – Veteran Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was a household name in the Arab world. For two and a half decades, she chronicled … Read more

Al Jazeera reporter killed during an Israeli raid in the West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) – Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, one of the satellite channel’s best-known reporters, was shot and killed on Wednesday while covering an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank. The broadcaster and two reporters who were with her blamed Israeli forces. The Israeli army initially suggested that Abu Akleh might … Read more

Al Jazeera reporter killed during an Israeli raid in the West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) – Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed while covering an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. The broadcaster and a reporter who was wounded in the incident blamed Israel forces. The Israeli army initially raised the possibility that Abu Akleh might … Read more