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Ben Shapiro: "I don't see a lot of calls for Putin to act with tremendous restraint"

Re 2024Mar Crocus City Hall attack, Ben Shapiro told Piers Morgan: "I don't see a lot of calls for Putin to act with tremendous restraint". See starting 15:11 in Piers Morgan vs Ben Shapiro |...
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Does Israel have an AI system called 'Where's Daddy?' that preferentially targets Hamas in their homes, together with their families?

972 Mag: Additional automated systems, including one called “Where’s Daddy?” also revealed here for the first time, were used specifically to track the targeted individuals and carry out bombings ...
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Has 'Arab media' reported the execution of the leader of the Dogmush clan by Hamas?

The Times of Israel reported on March 14 that Arab media reports: Hamas ‘executed’ local clan member in Gaza City Hamas has killed the leader of the powerful Doghmush clan in Gaza City, for allegedly ...
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How many food trucks entered Gaza during the war compared to before the war?

IPC's current report on Gaza says: From a pre-escalation average of 500 trucks a day of which 150 carrying food, in the period between 7 October 2023 to 24 February 2024, only 90 trucks per day, of ...
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Was the now dead Lior Sivan the IDF officer mocking demolished Palestinian homes?

A Reddit post on /r/Palestine caption called, Lior, the israeli zionist officer who was mocking a Palestinian home getting demolished was killed today by the Palestinian resistance. The picture ...
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Are the Gaza Health Ministry casualty numbers for the 2023 conflict fake?

Tablet Magazine claims that the casualty numbers reported by the Gaza Health Ministry from the 26th of October to the 10th of November have suspicious statistical properties that indicate fraud. The ...
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Were systematic mass rapes committed during the 7 October 2023 attacks in Israel?

In an article in The Intercept, as a reaction to a front-page story in The New York Times about the gruesome Hamas attack on October 7, makes essentially the following claims: Ana Schwartz, who did ...
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Was 2023 already the 'deadliest year' for Palestinian children by October 6th?

The New Arab published a news article titled "2023 is 'deadliest year' for Palestinian children say human rights groups" on the 6th of October. Is this claim true? In August, Human Rights ...
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Have any children in Gaza starved to death as a result of the current war?

US Senator Chris Van Hollen stated in a speech: I asked the head of the World Food Programme, former American ambassador Cindy McCain about these reports. [...] I sent her a note asking about reports ...
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Was this the 18 year old injured boy assassinated by Israeli forces in a hospital, and the person laying on the bed on the now bloody pillow?

An Israeli commando unit recently raided the hospital and assassinated three injured people getting care. This is well covered in the media. One of the pictures taken after the raid is rather ...
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Does Israel (the IDF or Israeli Intelligence) now use the Gaza Ministry of Health's casualty numbers?

According to Ryan Grim on Counter Points, "LIVE TV: CNN Catches IDF War Crime" +972, an Israeli news organization is reporting, Israeli intelligence is now using the Gaza Ministry of Health ...
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Did San Francisco mayor London Breed "decline to veto" a resolution on a Gaza ceasefire?

The Associated Press reported on January 20: Amid a tough reelection fight, Mayor London Breed has declined to veto a non-binding resolution from the San Francisco supervisors calling for an extended ...
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Does the IDF consider "any fighting age male" to be a combatant?

Breaking the Silence [Wikipedia] is an Israeli NGO that purports to be an organization of veteran soldiers who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada and have ...
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Did a Hamas officer killing a boy result in the boy's family burning down a police station in Rafah, Gaza?

According to The Messenger News, a Hamas police officer reportedly shot and killed a young Gazan boy who was approaching a humanitarian aid truck, prompting crowds to set fire to the police station on ...
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Does this video show an Israeli officer saying that Hamas is not who killed, raped, slaughtered and beheaded?

This tweet-video has been published for more than a month. The behavior of social media and search engines is very suspicious because I couldn't find this video anywhere else, except in the Arabic-...
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After Israel's invasion, are 90% (1.9 million) Gazans now displaced and homeless?

I came across this claim in this tweet that says, "90% of Palestinians in Gaza are now displaced and homeless, that's over 1.9 million people! ...". Searching for it online, the first result ...
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Has destruction in Gaza thus far (Dec 11 or so) been greater than in German cities during WW2?

The Times of Israel quotes on Dec 11: The situation in Gaza is “catastrophic, apocalyptic,” with destruction proportionally “even greater” than that which Germany experienced in World War II, the EU’...
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Was Hadiya Nassar, an elderly Palestinian woman, killed by an Israeli sniper?

An article dated 09 December, 2023 from The New Arab reports: An elderly Palestinian woman who went viral on social media after saying that she's "older than Israel" was shot dead by ...
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Did Israel allow newborn babies to starve to death in their cribs when they seized al-Nasr Hospital in 2023? [closed]

On November 10, 2023, Israel seized Al-Nasr Hospital in Gaza City and ordered all doctors and staff to leave. (According to an ICRC statement, the Red Cross had no part in the evacuation.) A video ...
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Was Israa Jaabis tortured or subjected to mutilation?

A video (graphicy content and heartbreaking) was posted on the X platform (formerly known as Twitter) showing a Palestinian woman who freed in the recent Hamas-Israel prisoner exchange. The user (and ...
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Is "From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free" a call for genocide? [closed]

A chant at many pro-Palestinian rallies is "From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free." Many claim this is a call for wiping out the current Jewish population of Israel residing ...
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Has Hamas historically used protected civilian infrastructure as shields?

Whether al-Shifa hospital etc. host Hamas weapons and tunnels is under current dispute (although the videos of the under-hospital facilities keep pouring in). However these are not new claims by the ...
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Was the "cardiac ward building" of Al-Shifa hospital "completely destroyed" (by an airstrike) Sunday, Nov 12, 2023?

Something like this should be verifiable even with the current level of the fog of war, if not with respect to the exact date, at least whether the building is still around (from satellite photos etc.)...
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Were the weapons shown in Gaza hospitals really left there by Hamas? [closed]

The IDF has released videos of weapons they claim were left in Gaza hospitals Rantisi and al-Shifa by Hamas members, to prove Hamas used these protected institutions for military purposes, rendering ...
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Did Netanyahu express support of Hamas in 2019?

When discussing the ongoing Israel/Hamas war, the following quotes occasionally come up. Anyone who wants to thwart the establishment of a Palestinian state has to support bolstering Hamas and ...
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Is it true that women's rights organizations completely ignore the plight of Israeli women targeted by Hamas?

According to this source as Hamas targeted Israeli women and children for slaughter and abduction in their war against Israel, there has been near silence from international human rights and women’s ...
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Is there "video evidence that [Palestinians] deliberately avoided targeting women and children" during the Oct 7 attacks on Israel? [closed]

Forward, an American Jewish newspaper, reports that Queens College, City of New York University had a Muslim student group posting Instagram stories defending Palestinian/Hamas attacks on Israel on ...
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Does Hamas have remote-controlled covers for their underground rocket firing pits?

NHK: Roskin also said Hamas is capable of storing and shooting rockets and mortars from the underground, and there are underground holes that are concealed with remote-controlled covers. I've seen ...
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Does this clip show Israeli Apache helicopters shooting their own citizens on Oct 7?

A Tweet in French with some 200K+ views (and some thousands of likes/retweets) claims Des images inédites ont fuité où ont voit des hélicoptères israéliens Apache bombarder ces propres concitoyens ...
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Were most of the people killed by Hamas on October 7 Israeli soldiers (at some point)?

In this clip by Richard Medhurst he says, Israel published a list of 1,400 causalities killed on October 7th and it turns out most of them are soldiers. Their ranks are listed right along side their ...
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Did Hamas dig up EU-funded water pipes and turn them into rockets?

A recurring narrative/allegation in debates about the current Hamas/Israel conflict is that Hamas has dug up EU steel pipes and turned them into Qassam rockets. The main sources for this appear to be ...
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Did the family of Osama Abu Essa, a Bedouin man killed by Hamas, offer a $1m reward for his killers?

There's this story circulating on Reddit about a family of an Israeli Arab killed by Hamas on the 7th of October placing a bounty for information about his killers. Mako, an Israeli online news ...
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Is this footage of pro-Palestinian protesters in Algeria recent?

The Persian-language newspaper, Ettelat published a story a few days ago claiming the Algerian parliament has ratified a bill to allow the president to use military action against Israel. This appears ...
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Did Hamas bake a baby to death in an oven?

A new report has emerged of Hamas baking a baby in an oven. [NSFL images at link] (Video of the Eli Beer speech referenced in the Tweet embedded in that previous article.) This has also, of course, ...
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Did “thousands of Gazan citizens” join the 2023 Hamas attack on Israel?

One of the survivors of the Hamas music festival attack on the 7th of October 2023 has claimed the following: When I say “terrorist”, I am including not only Hamas but also the thousands of Gazan ...
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Does an Al Jazeera video suggest that a rocket caused the Ahli hospital explosion?

Video shows rocket fired from Gaza make sharp turn back before blast seen at hospital (CNN): Video from Al Jazeera appears to show a rocket fired from Gaza make a sudden turn moments before a deadly ...
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Did the Arabic IDF page on Facebook say "it was decided to bomb the Baptist Hospital in Gaza and give them euthanasia death"?

From Lowkey, The translation reads, Due to the lack of medical equipment and the lack of a medical staff, it was decided to bomb the Baptist Hospital in Gaza and give them euthanasia death Was this ...
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Did Hamas release a video of a doll "accidentally" masquerading as a dead child in Gaza?

The Twitter account of Israel (MFA) has [archive link, the original tweet was deleted] this slightly odd claim: Hamas accidentally posted a video of a doll (yes a doll) suggesting that it was a part ...
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Were some of the hostages taken by Hamas killed in cross-fire by Israeli forces?

In this widely watched interview with Middle East Eye, Yasmin Porat describes being kidnapped from a kibbutz by Hamas (translation provided by Middle East Eye): Yasmin Porat: We shouted at that point ...
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Was a photo of a burned Israeli baby's corpse generated by AI?

Shortly after the 7 October 2023 Hamas-led attack on Israel, the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, released some photos, including that purporting to be a baby's charred corpse. WARNING: ...
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Did Hamas kill Israeli babies during the October 7 2023 attacks on Israel?

In another question, the topic of whether babies were beheaded in the October 7 attack by Hamas on Israel is addressed. Putting aside the specific claims of beheadings, allegedly some accounts are ...
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Did a soldier who confirmed babies decapitated by Hamas previously call for "wiping out entire Palestinian villages"?

According to Anandolu Agensi [Oct, 12]: To this day, only one soldier has said he saw babies were beheaded. David Ben Zion of Unit 71, an extremist settler who earlier this year called for “wiping ...
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Did Russian instructors help Hamas in the 2023 attacks against Israel?

Gulag.net, a Russian anti-establishment website, posted a video "Прикрывайте!Прикрывайте!" Среди нападавших на Израиль были русскоговорящие инструкторы. ЧВК Вагнер?, which translates to '&...
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Were babies found with their heads decapitated in Israel after the Hamas attack?

According to this tweet by CNN, The Israel Prime Minister spokesman just confirmed babies and toddlers were found with their "heads decapitated" in Kfar Aza in southern Israel after Hamas ...
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Did Netanyahu say "We will turn Gaza into a deserted island" in early October 2023?

According to a October 7, 2023 Al-Jazeera article, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said: “We will take mighty vengeance for this black day,” the Israeli leader said in a televised address. “...
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