The niece of slain Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh expressed "outrage" Wednesday as US President Joe Biden arrived in Israel, condemning Washington for inaction over her killing.
The Catholic archbishop in Jerusalem on Monday strongly criticised Israel's "police invasion" last week of a Christian hospital ahead of the funeral of slain Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with the family of slain Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh after criticizing Israel's use of force at her funeral, an official said Sunday.
Israel bolstered security in Jerusalem ahead of the funeral on Friday of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, two days after she was killed during an Israeli army raid.
The Shura Council condemned Wednesday the assassination of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, an Al Jazeera correspondent, near Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank, and the injury of another journalist, by the Israeli occupation forces, QNA reported
Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed Wednesday while covering clashes in the occupied West Bank, was among Arab media's most prominent figures and widely hailed for her bravery and professionalism.
Qatari dignitaries condemned the killing of veteran Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli occupation forces.
Calls mounted Wednesday for an independent investigation into the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead as she covered an Israeli army raid in the occupied West Bank.