Skip to main content

Israel’s history of 'lying' about air strikes

Who is responsible for the bombing of al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City?

In the hours following the nightmarish attack that killed at least 471 people, Israeli officials began disseminating what they said was evidence pinning it on Palestinian militants.

But there are two problems. First, a lot of the evidence isn’t adding up. Second, Israel has a long history of covering up attacks on civilians.

And while the truth of the hospital bombing remains to be established, Israeli officials are following the same PR tactics previously used to deny civilian killings that they later admit to carrying out.

Subscribe and listen to The Big Picture on all podcast platforms:
Middle East Eye delivers independent and unrivalled coverage and analysis of the Middle East, North Africa and beyond. To learn more about republishing this content and the associated fees, please fill out this form. More about MEE can be found here.