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Middle East · Jerusalem

Palestinian officials: Israel killed Al Jazeera reporter

49% Center coverage: 48 sources
Shireen Abu Akleh was shot in the head on May 11 during an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank. Witnesses and Palestinian officials have said she was hit by Israeli fire. Israel says she was shot during a battle between its soldiers and Palestinian militants. It says that only a ballistic analysis of the bullet -- which is held by the Palestinian Authority -- can determine who fired the fatal shot.See the Story
Europe · Kharkiv

Russian shelling kills at least four in Ukraine's Kharkiv

43% Right coverage: 14 sources
Russian forces renewed its attacks on Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv. At least seven people were killed and 17 injured, including a 9-year-old child. The head of Ukraine's national police said a father and his 5-month-old baby who were walking down the street were also killed.See the Story
Military · Tehran

Engineer Dies in ‘Accident’ at Iran's Sensitive Military Parchin Site

Coverage: 19 sources
Iran's Defense Ministry says the accident occurred at the Parchin military complex. It did not elaborate on the cause of the accident or provide any further details. The IAEA previously said Iran had done work in support of a possible military dimension to its nuclear program. Iran long has denied seeking nuclear weapons.See the Story
US & Canada · Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka PM stresses urgency for economic reform plan

50% Left coverage: 8 sources
Sri Lanka is nearly bankrupt with an acute foreign currency crisis that resulted in a foreign debt default. Sri Lanka announced last month that it is suspending nearly $7 billion foreign debt repayment due for this year out of about $25 billion due through 2026. Protesters have occupied the entrance to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's office for nearly 50 days, demanding his resignation.See the Story
Sanctions · North Korea

China, Russia Veto US Push for More UN Action on North Korea

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
China and Russia veto U.S.-led push to impose more U.N. sanctions on North Korea. The vote publicly splits the Security Council for the first time since it started punishing Pyongyang in 2006. North Korea fired three missiles, including one thought to be its largest intercontinental ballistic missile. It was the latest in a string of ballistic missile launches this year.See the Story
US & Canada · South Sudan

UN votes narrowly to extend arms embargo on South Sudan

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
The vote on the U.S.-drafted resolution on South Sudan sanctions was 10-0. China, Russia, India, Kenya and Gabon abstained. South Sudan has repeatedly called for the arms embargo to be lifted. The five countries that abstained expressed opposition to the sanctions.See the Story

Al Jazeera TV to refer killing of its journalist to ICC - statement

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Qatar's Al Jazeera TV Network will refer the killing of its journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. The prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter was shot dead during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank on May 11. Al Jazeera's legal team alongside international legal experts will prepare a file on the killing to refer it to the ICC.See the Story
Saudi Arabia · Saudi Arabia

Two senior U.S. officials visited Saudi Arabia for talks this week

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
Meeting senior Saudi officials in Riyadh were Brett McGurk, Biden's top White House adviser on the Middle East, and Amos Hochstein, the State Department's energy envoy. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the trip was to "review engagement with Saudi Arabia on energy security"See the Story
Twitter

Twitter Shareholder Lawsuit Accuses Musk Of 'Market Manipulation'

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
Twitter shareholder lawsuit accuses Musk of 'market manipulation'See the Story

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