Jamal Mohamed Haniyeh

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Jamal Mohamed Haniyeh, a reporter for the sports news website Amwaj, was killed along with other family members and in-laws in an Israeli airstrike on his home in Gaza City, according to news reports and the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate.

According to the same reports, Haniyeh was the grandson of Hamas leader Ismael Haniyeh and also worked as a radio engineer.

Haniyeh covered the football league in Gaza, as well as other stories, including the visit by Abdel Salam Haniyeh, the assistant secretary of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, to the injured journalist Ashraf Abu Amra while he was receiving medical treatment in Turkey for injuries suffered in September 2023 while covering a Gaza border protest