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Washington Times

Error (Washington Times, Mel Frykberg of the Middle East Times, 9/11/08): Syria's regional proxy to the north of the Jewish state, Hezbollah, stated that even in the event that Lebanon's Shebaa Farms are returned, the resistance organization would continue to challenge Israel militarily.

Correction (9/16/08): An article from the Middle East Times in Thursday's editions incorrectly described Lake Kinneret, also known as the Sea of Galilee. The lake is in Israel bordering the Golan Heights. The article also incorrectly characterized the Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms area, which is disputed between Syria and Lebanon.

Fact: The United Nations has certified that Shebaa Farms is Syrian. Syria allows Lebanon to maintain that it is Lebanese, to provide a pretext for Hezbollah's continued existence despite Israel's full withdrawal from Lebanese territory.



Error (Washington Times, Mel Frykberg of the Middle East Times, 9/11/08): . . . the main sticking point for peace will be Israel's lack of enthusiasm for giving up its occupation of Syria's Golan Heights, which provides the thirsty country with access to the waters of Syria's Lake Kinneret.

Correction (9/16/08): An article from the Middle East Times in Thursday's editions incorrectly described Lake Kinneret, also known as the Sea of Galilee. The lake is in Israel bordering the Golan Heights. The article also inaccurately characterized the Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms area, which is disputed between Syria and Lebanon.



Error (Washington Times, Nicholas Kralev, 3/6/08): Mr. [Mahmoud] Abbas suspended talks with Israel over the weekend because of its military offensive against Hamas in Gaza in response to the rocket attacks. More than 120 civilians have died, including women and children

Correction (3/7/08): The Washington Times incorrectly reported yesterday the number of Palestinian civilians killed by Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip. Of more than 120 people killed during Israeli incursions into Gaza, the Israeli military estimates that about 10 percent were civilians. The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem said earlier this week that about half of the Palestinians killed in Gaza were noncombatants.



Error (Washington Times, 7/12/05): It would be the largest single aid request from Israel since 1992, when the United States provided some $3 billion to compensate Israel for damage caused by Saddam Hussein's missiles during the 1991 Persian Gulf War.

Correction (7/23/05): Due to erroneous information supplied by Reuters news agency, a story in the July 12 editions incorrectly reported the amount of supplemental aid Israel received from Washington to compensate for damage from missile attacks from Iraq during the 1991 Persian Gulf War. The correct figure was $650 million.



Error (Reuters in Washington Times, 8/8/00): U.N. Resolution 242 demands that Israel withdraw from all lands it occupied in the 1967 Middle East War, including Arab East Jerusalem, claimed by Palestinians as capital of a future state.

Correction (8/10/00): A Reuters news agency article carried in Tuesday’s editions misstated the terms of U.N. Resolution 242, which was passed by the Security Council following the 1967 Middle East War. The resolution says Israel should withdraw "from territories of recent conflict."