Israeli police beat pallbearers at journalist’s funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli riot police on Friday pushed and beat pallbearers at the funeral for 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 of … Read more

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

Israeli 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

Palestinians mourn slain Al Jazeera journalist, blame Israel

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – Thousands gathered to mourn a slain Al Jazeera journalist in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday, as the head of the Palestinian Authority blamed Israel for her death and rejected Israeli calls for a joint investigation. Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American reporter who covered the Mideast conflict … 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 Israeli raid in West Bank

JERUSALEM – 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 Israeli forces. The Israel army initially raised the possibility that Abu Akleh might have … Read more

Rights groups slam Israeli ruling that allows razing of villages | Occupied West Bank News

Rights groups have decried a decision by an Israeli court that paves the way for Israeli forces to forcibly expel Palestinian Bedouin communities in Masafer Yatta, an area in the southern occupied West Bank. Israeli human rights group B’Tselem called on the international community on Thursday to prevent the transfer from happening, in what would … Read more

Rights groups slam Israeli ruling that allows razing of villages | Occupied West Bank News

Rights groups have decried a decision by an Israeli court that paves the way for Israeli forces to forcibly expel Palestinian Bedouin communities in Masafer Yatta, an area in the southern occupied West Bank. Israeli human rights group B’Tselem called on the international community on Thursday to prevent the transfer from happening, in what would … Read more

3 Israelis killed in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (AP) – A pair of Palestinian attackers went on a stabbing rampage in a town near Tel Aviv on Thursday night, killing at least three people and wounding four others before fleeing in a vehicle, Israeli authorities said. Police launched a massive search for the assailants, setting up roadblocks and dispatching a helicopter. The … Read more

Israel tightens grip on West Bank with planned restrictions

JERUSALEM (AP) – If, during your travels in the Holy Land, you decide to take the next step with your Palestinian sweetheart, you should notify the Israeli military within 30 days. That’s what it says on page 30 of a new 97-page policy released by COGAT, the Israeli military body in charge of civilian affairs … Read more

Jenin: How the city became a symbol of Palestinian resistance | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Jenin, Occupied West Bank – Months ahead of the 20th anniversary of the April 9, 2002 Israeli assault on the Jenin refugee camp, Israeli operations and arrests in and around the occupied West Bank city of Jenin were on the rise. On the day of the anniversary, Israeli forces launched a large-scale raid on the … Read more