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Turkish Air Strikes: Where’s the Outrage?

Turkish Air Strikes: Where’s the Outrage?

Buried in the foreign news sections of but a few media outlets, including The Independent is this story: Now imagine if Israel had also crossed over the territory of a sovereign state and killed 100 people, including a number of civilians. Cue front page news, expressions of outrage, calls for a Goldstone-style UN inquiry. You

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Scotland on Sunday: “Israel Said…”

The evidence of the terror attack, footage from the scene, dead and injured Israelis. Evidently it wasn’t enough for Scotland on Sunday, which couldn’t hide its apparent scepticism: Israel said Gaza militants armed with guns, explosives, mortars and an anti-tank missile killed eight of its citizens in a roadside ambush on Thursday after entering through

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Guardian’s Cycle of Poor Reporting

The Guardian’s coverage of Thursday’s terror attack near Eilat, Palestinian rockets on southern Israel and Israeli responses continues the paper’s long history of anti-Israel bias. What about the Israeli victims? The 8 dead Israelis and dozens more who were injured in the terror attack appear to have gone unnoticed, with the focus of this article

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Washington Post: Yesterday’s Opinions Today

By Sunday August 21, hundreds of rockets had fallen on southern Israel following a terrorist attack near Eilat. Israel had responded with air strikes. No surprise then that the Washington Post’s editorial for the day focused on Israel. Yes that’s right – the WaPo chose to feature Israel’s recent demonstrations for social welfare, which had

Sky’s Strange Moral Confusion

It’s difficult to know what to make of Dominic Waghorn, Sky News’ Middle East correspondent. On one hand he clearly recognizes the cynicism of Arab regimes that have little regard for the wellbeing of their own citizens. We’ve commended him when he has acknowledged the double standards that mark the reporting on Israel compared to

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