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UN: Israelis fired shots that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
IDF · Jerusalem

UN: Israelis fired shots that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

44% Left coverage: 54 sources
Shireen Abu Akleh was killed on May 11 while covering an Israeli army operation in Jenin camp in the northern West Bank. The UN Human Rights Office has concluded its independent monitoring into the incident. The United Nations has said that information it had gathered showed that the bullets that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on May 11 were fired by Israeli forces. UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has urged Israel to open a criminal investigation.See the Story
Israeli police enter tense holy site as Jewish visits resume
Middle East · Jerusalem

Israeli police enter tense holy site as Jewish visits resume

44% Left coverage: 27 sources
Hamas says 'the panic and confusion& is evidence of [Israels] failure in battle with our people' Israel's law enforcement officers allegedly used tear gas for riot control during the outbreak of violence. The renewed clashes in the Old City arrive after weeks of heightened tensions and earlier violent confrontations between Palestinians and Israel Police.See the Story
Israel Army Kills Palestinian Trying to Cross From West Bank
Middle East · Jerusalem

Israel Army Kills Palestinian Trying to Cross From West Bank

Coverage: 21 sources
Violence erupted in and around Israel on Sunday, with two Palestinians dead and a police officer wounded. Four Palestinians were stopped from entering the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, with one being shot and killed by a civilian. The settlement was placed under a lockdown and residents were told to lock themselves indoors.See the Story


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Middle East · West Bank

Palestinians honour slain journalist, reject joint investigation with Israel

36% Center coverage: 17 sources
Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was shot in the head during clashes in the Jenin refugee camp, a major flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel has publicly called for a joint investigation into the killing and asked Palestinian authorities to hand over the bullet for forensic examination. Palestinian Authority official Hussein Al-Sheikh has ruled out a joint probe.See the Story
War · West Bank

Israel to approve some 4,000 West Bank housing units next week

52% Center coverage: 23 sources
If approved, it would be the biggest advancement of settlement plans since Biden took office. White House is opposed to settlement growth because it erodes possibility of two-state solution. Palestinians want the West Bank to form the main part of their future state. Most of the international community views the settlements as illegal.See the Story
US & Canada · West Bank

Israel fires at Palestinian stone throwers, teen said killed

Coverage: 16 sources
The Israeli military said soldiers had fired at a group of Palestinians who were throwing stones along a main highway. Palestinian officials said a 16-year-old had been killed. Recent months have seen a rise in deadly violence in the West Bank. Nearly 3 million Palestinians live in West Bank under Israeli military rule. See the Story
Middle East · West Bank

Shireen Abu Akleh, an icon of Palestinian journalism who fell under fire

71% Left coverage: 7 sources
Shireen Abu Akleh was shot in the head while on her way to cover the Israeli army’s raid of the Jenin camp. She was accompanied by a group of journalists, including Al Jazeera producer Ali al-Samudi. A state funeral will be held today, May 12, in the Ramallah with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in attendance.See the Story
US & Canada · West Bank

Israel tightens grip on West Bank with planned restrictions

47% Right coverage: 15 sources
Eight small villages in a rocky, arid area near Hebron known to Palestinians as Masafer Yatta and to Israelis as the South Hebron Hills will be demolished. The Israeli military first declared it a firing zone in the 1980s. Residents and Israeli rights groups say that many of the Palestinian families have been permanently residing in the area since before the 1967 Middle East War.See the Story
Middle East · West Bank

Israeli Supreme Court rules to evict 1,000 Palestinians from West Bank region

56% Left coverage: 9 sources
Israel's Supreme Court has rejected a petition against the eviction of more than 1,000 Palestinian inhabitants of a rural part of the occupied West Bank. After two decades of inconclusive legal maneuvering, the Supreme Court issued its ruling late on Wednesday, paving the way for the demolition of eight small villages in a rocky, arid area near Hebron.See the Story
Middle East · Israel

Israeli military arrest suspected killers of Jewish settlement guard

67% Left coverage: 6 sources
Israeli forces raid West Bank village where two suspects accused of attacking security guards live. One person suspected of aiding the attackers was arrested "as part of the mapping operation" The army said that riots broke out in the Jalazone refugee camp, in which "dozens threw rocks" and forces responded with riot dispersal measures.See the Story
Middle East · Jerusalem

More violence after Israel arrests Palestinian suspected axe murderers

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
Two Palestinians shot dead in separate incidents in Israeli-occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem. Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who tried to enter Israel through the Jewish state's barrier in the north of the occupied West Bank. A short time earlier, a 19-year-old Palestinian without an entry permit for Israel stabbed a police officer outside the Old City. Security forces had earlier arrested two Palestinians suspected of carrying out an axe attack in central Israel that left three dead.See the Story
West Bank · West Bank

Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in West Bank — Palestinian sources

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories  — A Palestinian teenager died from his wounds hours after being shot by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian sources said on Saturday.Mohammad Hamad, 16, was shot and wounded on Friday evening near the town of Silwad, close to Ramallah in the northern West Bank, and died hours later, a Silwad councillor told AFP.See the Story
West Bank · West Bank

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian gunman in West Bank clash

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group said that one of its men was killed "confronting the occupation forces" The Israeli military said its forces, who had been conducting "counter-terrorism activities", responded with live fire. U.S.-brokered peace talks aimed at establishing a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza collapsed in 2014.See the Story
IDF · West Bank

[Opinion] Family of stabbed Palestinian claims Israeli security forces present at attack

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Ali Hassan Harb was allegedly stabbed and killed by a Jewish settler in the West Bank. His family members claim they were detained and questioned after insisting that Israeli authorities were there when the attack transpired. The Jewish man suspected of stabbing Ali was arrested last week. The Shin Bet said the investigation is under strict judicial oversight.See the Story
Middle East · West Bank

Israel forces, settlers continue their aggression against Palestinians in West Bank

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Israeli occupation forces and Jewish settlers are continuing their daily aggression on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Jordan Valley, Palestinian sources said yesterday. Early yesterday m...See the Story

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