Mother of killed Palestinian youth: 'How could he pose a threat?'

The United Nations and world leaders have expressed their outrage at the death of Mohammed Ayoub at the hands of Israeli snipers, while his family is left to grieve.

by

    Calls for investigation of the shooting death of 14-year-old Mohammed Ayoub have increased, but despite Arab nation's rejections of an Israeli probe, the Trump administration has endorsed the self-investigation.

    A former Israeli military spokesman responded to the outrage by blaming Hamas and claiming it is organising riots. At least 39 people have now died in four weeks of protests as Palestinians call for the right to return to their ancestral lands.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Gaza.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.