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Israeli PM’s Nephew Killed By Sniper? Old Video Shared With False Claim

Claim Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s nephew, captain Yair, killed by sniper during conflict with Hamas.  The archived version of the tweet can be seen here. Fact Newschecker...

2013 Video From Egypt Falsely Shared As Footage Of Israel’s Raid On Gaza Hospital

Claim Video shows Israeli forces shooting inside Gaza’s Al Shifa Hospital. The Israeli military had reportedly raided Gaza's main hospital in a "targeted operation against Hamas"....

Old Photo From Yemen Falsely Shared As Palestinian Boy Dragging Dead Sister’s Body

Claim Distressing photo of a Palestinian boy dragging his elder sister’s body home after she was shot by Israeli snipers when the siblings went to...

Congress Poll Symbol Traces Back To Islamic Iconography? Here’s The Truth

The Congress party was allotted the current palm or hand symbol by the Election Commission and has no connection with any Islamic symbol/iconography.

Anti-Government Protests In Spain Shared As Pro-Palestine Rally

Claim Massive pro-Palestine march in Spain. The archived version of the tweet can be seen here. Fact Newschecker first noticed that there were no Palestine flags among the...

Viral Story Of Time-Travelling Santiago Flight 513 Is A Work Of Fiction

ClaimStory of Santiago Flight 513, which disappeared in 1954 and reappeared after 35 years in 1989.FactNo such incident, story found to be a work...

2020 Video Of Syrian Father’s ‘Laughing Game’ With Daughter Falsely Linked To Israel-Hamas Conflict

Claim Palestinian father tells his daughter to laugh every time she hears an air strike so that she does not get scared.  The archived version of...

Did Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell touch Sachin Tendulkar’s feet after playing a 201-run innings against Afghanistan?

The viral image of Glenn Maxwell touching SachinTendulkar’s feet, was created by editing together two different images and hence, the viral claim is false.

Fake ‘India Today’ Report On ‘AIIMS-Made’ Medicine Against Hypertension Goes Viral

ClaimIndia Today report on a drug manufactured and sold by AIIMS, which cures hypertension.FactReport found to be fake, website was found to be suspicious. Several Facebook...

Weekly Wrap: Misinformation Around Israel-Hamas Conflict, ICC World Cup & More

From the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict to the ICC Cricket Men’s World Cup, social media saw a spate of false claims in the past week,...

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