Shireen Abu Aqleh Biography: Shireen Abu Aqleh was an Al-Jazeera journalist who was killed while reporting on an Israeli security raid in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.
According to Al-Jazeera, Israeli troops shot Abu Aqleh, 51, “deliberately” and “in cold blood.”
Shireen Abu Aqleh Biography
The Israeli military, on the other hand, has denied targeting and killing journalists.
Israel’s Foreign Minister, Yair Lapid, called Abu Aqleh’s murder “sad” and said the country had volunteered to cooperate with the Palestinian Authority on an investigation.
Abu Aqleh had worked for UNRWA, Voice of Palestine Radio, Amman Satellite Channel, the Miftah Foundation, and Monte Carlo Radio before joining Al-Jazeera.
Abu Aqleh studied architecture at Jordan’s University of Science and Technology before moving on to written journalism and earning a bachelor’s degree from Jordan’s Yarmouk University.
Shireen Abu Aqleh family
Shireen Nasri Abu Aqleh, a Palestinian reporter with Al Jazeera Media Network, was born in Jerusalem in 1971.
Shireen Abu Aqleh religion
Shireen Abu Aqleh is from a prominent Bethlehem Christian family.