Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani visits Iran

Qatar’s emir – those responsible for killing Al Jazeera reporter must be held accountable

CAIRO (Reuters) – Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Thursday that those responsible for killing veteran Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh must be held accountable.

His comments were made during a live press conference with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran.

Abu Akleh suffered a gunshot wound to the head in Jenin on Wednesday. Al Jazeera and Qatar, where the news network is based, accused Israeli troops of the killing.

(Reporting by Lilian Wagdy; Editing by Jon Boyle)