Following communication from CAMERA, AP corrects a headline and article which incorrectly stated that Israel shuttered the cargo crossing into the Gaza Strip. In fact, today's new limitations suspends the transfer of fuel and gas until Sunday, but food and medicine are still crossing through Kerem Shalom.
An Associated Press article yesterday stated that vandals destroyed the fuel terminal at Israel's only cargo crossing into Gaza, initially leaving out that the culprits were Gazans, reportedly acting on Hamas instructions. AP responds positively to CAMERA's request to identify those responsible as Palestinian.
Without skepticism or challenge, the Associated Press quoted a Palestinian medical official claiming that exit wounds that are larger than entry wounds are evidence of "explosive bullets." Is that true? (Updated with AP correction)
An Associated Press headline noting that Israel is being blamed for an attack on a Syrian military base is misleadingly accompanied by an image of child victims of an earlier chemical attack, believed to have been carried out by the Syrian regime.
AP fails to correct an erroneous reference to Hamas' tunnels from Gaza into Israel as "smuggling routes," leaving the error in place at several media outlets. Times of Israel, on the other hand, commendably amends, now accurately referring to "attack tunnels."
CAMERA prompts AP corrections after photo captions erroneously referred to "some 5 million Palestinian refugees who were displaced during the 1948 war" as receiving UNRWA's services. That figure is really under 30,000.
Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi has been groomed by her parents to put herself in danger and become a child fighter in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. They are encouraging others to engage in violence too. Their successes are due to those in the international media who promote their message while ignoring inconvenient truths.
CAMERA prompts correction of an AP article which had misidentified eastern Jerusalem as Palestinian territory, stating as fact Mahmoud Abbas' false claim at the United Nations. The AP correction subsequently appeared in multiple other news sites.
CAMERA prompts corrections at AP, DPA and Haaretz's English edition, where captions stated as fact that Israel was responsible for Ibrahim Abu Thuraya's death, despite unclear circumstances. The captions also wrongly said he lost his legs in an Israeli bombing.