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Is there "video evidence that [Palestinians] deliberately avoided targeting women and children" during the Oct 7 attacks on Israel?

There is clear evidence that the terrorists attacking Israel on Oct 7th were deliberately targeting civilians and civilian population centers. There are plenty of video evidence of them targeting, ...
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Did Netanyahu express support of Hamas in 2019?

Yes, certainly This isn't a hidden point in Israeli media, Times of Israel According to various reports, Netanyahu made a similar point at a Likud faction meeting in early 2019, when he was quoted ...
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Did Netanyahu say "We will turn Gaza into a deserted island" in early October 2023?

No, he did not. The full speech in Hebrew is available at the Israel PM YouTube channel. As it is in Hebrew, some inaccuracies with translations are possible and I couldn't find an official ...
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Were babies found with their heads decapitated in Israel after the Hamas attack?

Yes. Dr. Naama Samet Rubinstein, an oral surgeon who have been volunteering at the morgue to identify bodies, says in a video interview: I've seen babies that were beheaded. I've seen babies that ...
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Did Hamas kill Israeli babies during the October 7 2023 attacks on Israel?

Yes. Second Edit: As of Jan. 30th, the youngest victim is less than a day old unnamed girl, the daughter of Tripi and S. Abu Rashed, from Abu Karinat bedouin tribe. S. (the mother) was shot by Hamas ...
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Have any children in Gaza starved to death as a result of the current war?

The conditions for starvation exist. It is hard to find accurate information about what is happening in Gaza, and particularly in northern Gaza under strict IDF control. However numerous reliable ...
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Does this clip show Israeli Apache helicopters shooting their own citizens on Oct 7?

The footage hasn't recently emerged as the tweet claims, but is available since at least Oct 9th with the description: Israeli AH-64 Apache attack helicopters engage Hamas militants with 30mm chain ...
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Were babies found with their heads decapitated in Israel after the Hamas attack?

tl;dr: The CNN claim, now walked back seems to have been due to Israeli West-Bank settler leader, propagated by i24 news, and baseless. But there is some newer, inconclusive, evidence to consider. ...
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Did “thousands of Gazan citizens” join the 2023 Hamas attack on Israel?

Gazan Civilians did join the attack, took part in looting and at least in some of the violence. It would be hard to determine the exact number and in some cases to differentiate them from militants. ...
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Has Hamas historically used protected civilian infrastructure as shields?

Yes they did. I'm assuming here that the side that asks this question will not be interested of any evidence provided by the IDF or Israeli authorities, so all the evidence brought here are from non ...
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Were systematic mass rapes committed during the 7 October 2023 attacks in Israel?

The UN (SRSG-SVC) mission report linked by Dan Romik appears to stop short of using the word 'systematic' as such, but does say there were multiple, credible reports, e.g.: Based on the information ...
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Did Hamas dig up EU-funded water pipes and turn them into rockets?

According to an Al Jazeera documentary the water pipes for rockets are dug up from abandoned Israeli settlements: Narrator: "The reclamation of the unexploded Israeli shells was not an easy task....
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Does this clip show Israeli Apache helicopters shooting their own citizens on Oct 7?

The video was contextualized in a Ynet article. https://www.ynet.co.il/news/article/b111niukzt After the pilots realized that there was tremendous difficulty in distinguishing within the occupied ...
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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"?

No, this is not a real post. The IDF Arabic official Spokesperson is Avichay Adraee, who can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/IDFarabicAvichayAdraee. The "[email protected]&...
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Did a soldier who confirmed babies decapitated by Hamas previously call for "wiping out entire Palestinian villages"?

Yes. The radio station Jerusalem 24 reported this in an article on Feb. 27th, 2023: In a now-deleted tweet, Deputy Chairman of the Settlers Council in the Central West Bank David Ben Zion proclaimed ...
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Did Netanyahu say "We will turn Gaza into a deserted island" in early October 2023?

To add to @SIMEL's excellent answer, the specific mistranslation here is related to the phrase used by Netanyahu at the 1:37 mark of his speech. Netanyahu says (transliterated into latin script for ...
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Did Netanyahu express support of Hamas in 2019?

Yes and no. He did say it, or at least the evidence show that he said it. However, in proper context it does not have the same meaning as you seem to attribute to it in the question. In short, it ...
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Does this video show an Israeli officer saying that Hamas is not who killed, raped, slaughtered and beheaded?

No. Just from the video that appear in the tweet it's clear that he blames Gazan citizens in addition to Hamas activists, and not Israeli citizens. It's immediately clear from the Hebrew text in the ...
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Are the Gaza Health Ministry casualty numbers for the 2023 conflict fake?

The evidence does not suggest that the casualty numbers are faked. Whether that is because of a lack of evidence or because the casualty numbers are not fake is an open question. That said, Abraham ...
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Has Hamas historically used protected civilian infrastructure as shields?

Yes, Hamas, according to an interview between AP news and Ghazi Hamad, admitted to doing as such during the 2014 war: This article quotes Hamas as admitting to using civilian areas Two weeks after ...
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After Israel's invasion, are 90% (1.9 million) Gazans now displaced and homeless?

The original source is likely the United Nations Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), which produces regular reports on the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. ...
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Was 2023 already the 'deadliest year' for Palestinian children by October 6th?

Yes, as long as we look on the West Bank only. Although the numbers in the quote are inaccurate. Using their own source, the data provided by Defense for Children International Palestine at two sets ...
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Was the now dead Lior Sivan the IDF officer mocking demolished Palestinian homes?

No. Captain Lior Sivan HID was an Armor officer. The soldier in the video is not an officer, as he doesn't have an officer's rank. And he is not a tanker, he is a military photographer. If it wasn't ...
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In what context did Netanyahu say "If we want to achieve our war goals, we give the minimal aid."?

The source can be found here (in Hebrew) Netanyahu to a Calcalist reporter who returned from more than 100 days of reserve duty: "I fight Hamas and you fight me": ‏‏מדוע ישראל לא דורשת ...
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Did Hamas bake a baby to death in an oven?

This has not been confirmed by a reputable source. According to FakeReporter on Twitter (Hebrew): Eli Beer's speech is currently the only source, it was first quoted by Dovid Efune. Eli Beer is the ...
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Is this footage of pro-Palestinian protesters in Algeria recent?

There's news directly from Algeria Press Service on this session. It is accompanied by a wide angle photo that matches the footage from the Iranian source in a key detail. APS photo first; note the ...
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Was Israa Jaabis tortured or subjected to mutilation?

No she wasn't. She was hurt when her car, which contained a gas tank, exploded. Israelies claim that it was a failed a failed suicide bombing, while she claims it was from a fault in her car. She ...
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Is this footage of pro-Palestinian protesters in Algeria recent?

Yes, the footage is probably real. From looking around the internet, there was a special session of the Algerian lower house of Parliament on Nov 2nd about Palestine. The twitter account of the ...
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Does the IDF consider "any fighting age male" to be a combatant?

Yes, Israel assumes all adult men killed between 18-60 are combatants. According to The Lancet, "Excess mortality in Gaza: Oct 7–26, 2023", "Children younger than 18 years, women aged ...
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Did San Francisco mayor London Breed "decline to veto" a resolution on a Gaza ceasefire?

Yes, the news articles were correct. You can read the final form of this legislation here. On the next-to-last page of the document, you can see that the Clerk of the Board (of Supervisors) has ...
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