Thousands have gathered to mourn Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, as Palestinian officials reject Israeli calls for a joint investigation.
Israeli forces killed 51-year old Shireen Abu Akleh while she was wearing her press vest, according to Al Jazeera.
Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian and U.S. citizen, was covering the Israeli military in the occupied West Bank when the network said troops shot her in the head.
The stabbing comes as Israeli-Palestinian tensions were already heightened by violence at a major holy site in Jerusalem sacred to Jews and Muslims.
Palestinian medics say 17 people were injured after Israeli security entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, just days after violently storming the site.
As President Joe Biden stays silent on cease-fire between Israel and militant group Hamas, dozens of Senate Democrats are calling for a temporary halt of violence.
Tensions have soared in recent days after Palestinian assailants killed 11 Israelis in separate attacks across the country.
The shooter was killed by police, while Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held an emergency meeting with top security officials following the incident.
The former vice president spoke to two of Israel's most virulent racists.
The court ruled that four families who were slated to be forcibly removed from their east Jerusalem homes and land can remain for the time being.