Tag Archives: Negev

IAF shoots down drone over Negev – was its target Dimona?

The Israeli Air Force shot down a drone flying over southern Israel on Shabbat. The aircraft was shot down by two F-16I jets in an open area in the northern Negev region, and its remains were scattered in an open … Continue reading

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“No injuries or damage reported”

A typical newspaper report about the violence emanating from Gaza reads something like this from  Friday’s Ynet: Two Qassam rockets fired from northern Gaza Friday exploded in open areas in the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported. Earlier, … Continue reading

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Inflammatory photo of the day and other tendentious reporting

The CBC’s report (h/t cba) on Friday’s flotilla fiasco was not only a mix of half-truths, bias and distortions, but was adorned with a photograph which not only had no connection at all to the flotilla itself or any of … Continue reading

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