Conflict and War

The New York Times Evades the Facts to Blame Israel

The mindset at The New York Times is to indict Israel and let no facts stand in the way. This is made clear—yet again— in the newspaper's editorial about Israel's latest military operation to stop rocket fire. The column uses any kind of evasion to arrive at its desired message:  "Blame Israel."

Timeline of Gaza-Israel Cross-Border Violence

The Israeli Defense Forces "Pillar of Defense" Operation., was launched with the targeting of Ahmed Jabari, the leader of Hamas' terrorist wing. Many media outlets, however, forget the sequence of events that led to this operation.  CAMERA provides a timeline of events. We will continue to update this timeline.

UPDATED: CNN Ignores Hit Jeep, Injured Israelis

In response to communication from CAMERA, CNN editors vastly improve yesterday's egregious coverage of Gaza violence which had omitted mention of Israeli injured, had stated that an Israeli army jeep was "target[ed]" whereas it was actually hit, and had reversed cause and effect.

Ha’aretz Allegation of War Crime Unfounded

Yitzhak Laor claims that, in the first Lebanon war, the IDF "blew up the mosque in Ain al-Hilweh with hundreds of people barricaded inside, including children." His own source does not support his baseless claim, the latest Laor blood libel.

Updated: The Samouni Case in Ha’aretz: Picture of Contradictions

Aside from a photograph contradicting Amira Hass' claim that the Samouni family could not remove casualties for two weeks, there's another problem with her story: a key passage is plagiarized from B'Tselem. And, in yet another egregious ethical breach, Ha'aretz quietly scrubs its online article.

Hamas’s Revelation Undermines Key Conclusion of Goldstone Report

Gaza War HamasHamas Minister Fathi Hamad revealed that 600-700 Hamas and affiliated fighters were lost in the Israeli Cast Lead operation, refuting the claim, given credence in the Goldstone Report, that Palestinian fatalities were overwhelmingly non-combatants.  

Cloud of Questions Over Ha’aretz’s White Phosphorous Story

Ha'aretz's most prominent headline and lead story today claim an Israeli government reports says that two army officers were disciplined "for using white phosphorous." In fact, the report said the reprimand was for unjustified artillery fire.