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Airstrike on Aleppo Hospital While World Watched Gaza

While everyone watched Israel and Hamas slug it out, the Syrian civil war continued. So you can be forgiven for missing a Syrian airstrike on a hospital in Aleppo. The media wrung its hands over Palestinian casualties — collateral damage, thanks to Hamas using Shifa Hospital as cover for rocket launches and intentionally embedding itself

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Huffington Post Reposting Anti-Semitic Cartoonist

In a live blog, the Huffington Post included the following: The cartoon itself makes the offensive suggestion that Netanyahu is profiting from Israel’s military action primarily to win votes in the forthcoming Israeli election. But the cartoonist is someone who should not be republished or promoted in any mainstream media outlet. Carlos Latuff, notorious for

Hamas Using Hospital As Cover for Rocket Launch

UPDATE 11/21 1:07 pm: Hamas acknowledged this. According to The Independent: Hamas officials at the hospital were asked how firing rockets from such a built-up area could be justified as it is likely to provoke Israeli action. One said Palestinians were merely defending themselves, another that it was probably the work of the Islamic Jihad

Liveblogging Israel’s Media War 11/20/2012

I’m liveblogging the media war from the HonestReporting headquarters in Jerusalem. Come back to this page throughout the day for the latest developments. This is Tuesday’s liveblog. For Wednesday’s, click Liveblogging Israel’s Media War 11/21/2012. For the duration of the Gaza conflict, turn to HonestReporting for everything you need to know. 8:12 pm: Jodi Rudoren

Vicious Agitprop From Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

I gave up taking Yasmin “some of my best friends are Jews” Alibhai-Brown seriously many years ago. Unfortunately she regularly pens poisonous pieces against Israel and the situation in Gaza has allowed her to unleash more bile. In her latest piece in The Independent, YAB demonstrates her historical ignorance: It is exactly 95 years since

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