Saeb Erekat

‘Israel defending itself’: CAMERA’s Washington Times Letter

A Washington Times report about recent Palestinian attacks in Israel downplayed incitement to violence. It also quoted without factual rebuttal a Palestinian spokesman alleging an Israeli “culture of hate.” CAMERA's letter set the record straight.

Saeb Erekat — Highly Visible, Highly Unreliable

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat is a news media favorite. CAMERA's Washington Jewish Week Op-Ed caught Al-Jazeera America letting Erekat do what he does chronically—fabricate.

Saeb Erekat’s Fabrication Exposes ‘Palestinian Narrative’

Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian Authority's chief negotiator and serial unreliable source, provided a useful service when he invented an 8,500-year Palestinian Arab history: He exposed the fabrications underlying "the Palestinian narrative."

The New York Times Discovers “False Claims”

The New York Times seems to accept without question charges of Israeli brutality, but with other countries the paper can still muster the usual journalistic impulses to actually fact-check and doubt.

Times Magazine Profile of Livni Mangles Key Issues

A New York Times Magazine profile of Israeli politician Tzipi Livni by Roger Cohen falsely portrayed Israel as violating U.N. resolutions, and falsely portrayed the Palestinians as opposing suicide bombings and favoring a two-state solution.

CAMERA Prompts IHT Correction on Erekat Falsehood

As noted on CAMERA's blog Nov. 27, Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat wrongly stated in an Op-Ed in the International Herald Tribune that Israel's military is the fifth largest in the world. CAMERA pointed out the error to editors, and as a result, a correction ran today. The error and correction follow:

CAMERA Action Prompts Improved AFP Report

An AFP story on the wire today reported without challenge Saeb Erakat's claim that the "road map" requires Israel to release Palestinian prisoners. In response to communication from CAMERA, subsequent AFP stories noted that "the roadmap makes no mention of Israel releasing Palestinian detainees."