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AP Falsely Casts Israel As Responsible For Providing Palestinians With Vaccines

"Palestinians are not taken seriously as agents of their own fate,” charged former AP correspondent Matti Friedman in his scathing 2014 critique of international coverage of Israel and the Palestinians. AP's article Thursday falsely casting Israel as responsible for the Palestinians' supply of coronavirus vaccines perfectly illustrates this old formulation.

AP Corrects Captions Which Erroneously Stated Israel Barred Protests

CAMERA prompts correction of Associated Press photo captions which wrongly reported that Israel banned protests due to coronavirus restrictions. Demonstrators were limited to socially-distanced protests within one kilometer from their homes, but protests were not barred.

AP Grossly Understates Number of Arson Balloons

In recent weeks, Palestinian arsonists have launched dozens of incendiary balloons every single day; not dozens over the last few weeks, as an AP photo caption erroneously stated.

AP Captions Err After Sderot Home Hit by Iron Dome Shrapnel

UPDATE: Associated Press corrects after captions erroneously reported that a Sderot home was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. In fact, Israel's Iron Dome intercepted the rockets, and it was shrapnel from the interception which damaged the house.

AP Fails to Substantiate Dubious Claim That Palestinian Laborers Earn $3 Per Hour

The Associated Press has failed to either substantiate or retract the highly dubious claim that Palestinian laborers from the Jordan Valley village of Fasayil earn just $3 working on Israeli settlements. Data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics shows a very different picture: Palestinians working in the settlements and Israel earn more than double those working in the Palestinian private and public sectors.

AP Corrects: US Embassy Not in Tel Aviv After All

The Associated Press, which boasts "world-class journalism" and "global expertise," has been embroiled in a number of recent gaffes in its coverage of Israel and the Palestinians. The latest is a series of captions yesterday which misplaced the U.S. Embassy, moved to Jerusalem in 2018 amid great fanfare and controversy, back in Tel Aviv.