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Al Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Likely Killed by Israeli Gunfire

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The U.S. Department of State issued a release Monday which said the 51-year-old journalist was likely shot and killed by gunfire from Israeli armed forces.
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Gunfire that killed Palestinian-American journalist likely came from Israeli military positions, U.S. says

Gunfire that killed Palestinian-American journalist likely came from Israeli military positions, U.S. says

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The bullet that killed an American journalist in the Palestinian city of Jenin in May likely came from Israeli military positions, but its exact origin could not be determined and the shooting was most likely unintentional, according to a third-party analysis overseen by U.S. officials.
The “extremely detailed forensic analysis” could not reach a “definitive conclusion” regarding who shot the Palestinian-American journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, State Department officials said in a statement on Monday. Experts said the bullet was badly damaged, preventing a clear conclusion.
Since Akleh's...
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Palestinian Reporter ‘Likely' Killed By Israeli Gunfire, U.S. Says-But Review Inconclusive

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The death of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh reignited tensions between Israeli and Palestinian officials in May.
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Bullet Too Damaged to Say Who Killed Shireen Abu Akleh, U.S. Finds

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The State Department said Shireen Abu Akleh, the Al Jazeera broadcaster killed in the West Bank in May, was likely hit by shots fired from Israeli military positions.
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US says Israeli shot ‘likely responsible' for death of Abu Akleh

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

But US State Depart says investigation inconclusive on the origin of the bullet that killed the Al Jazeera journalist.
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US: Shot that killed journalist likely fired from Israelis

US: Shot that killed journalist likely fired from Israelis

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials have concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions likely killed Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh but that there was “no reason to believe” her shooting was intentional, the State Department said Monday.
The finding, in a statement from State Department spokesman Ned Price, came after what the U.S. said was inconclusive tests by independent ballistics experts under U.S. oversight of the bullet fragment recovered from Abu Akleh's body.
“Ballistic experts determined the bullet was badly damaged, which prevented a clear conclusion” as to who fired the shot...
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US: Shot that killed journalist likely fired from Israelis

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

U.S. officials say they have concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions likely killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh but that there was “no reason to believe” her shooting was intentional
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