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  • Reuters calls the doctor, take 2 ( More fake Photos )

    08/07/2006 9:00:52 AM PDT · by george76 · 85 replies · 6,351+ views
    Power Line ^ | August 06, 2006 | Scott
    I don't know if this has been brought to anyone's attention yet, but in a quick search of the authenticated Reuters photographs attributed to Adnan Hajj, I found the following two. One is from July 24 of a bombed out area in Beirut, with a clearly identifiable building in a prominent part of the shot. The second is of the exact same area, same buildings, same condition, with a woman walking past "a building flattened during an overnight Israeli air raid on Beirut's suburbs August 5, 2006." JOHN adds: Another example of the same phenomenon--not an identical photo, but two...
  • Qana - the director's cut (Hezbollah Propaganda)***MUST READ***!

    08/07/2006 8:27:51 AM PDT · by AKSurprise · 16 replies · 1,985+ views
    EU Referendum ^ | 08/05/06 | Richard unknown?
    **Click "View Full Article Here" under first posting on page** I have called this post, "the director's cut", as that is what it is. The narrative here is of how the combination of Hezbollah's media management and modern photo-journalism has turned the recording of a tragic event into theatre, in the best tradition of Michael Moore. As best we can, we have pieced together the jumble of evidence which surrounded the production of the iconic photographs which were published around the world, and put them in perspective. Many of the photographs have been used before, some are new to this...
  • Institutional Failure at Reuters

    08/07/2006 7:31:15 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 12 replies · 1,849+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 8 07 06 | Thomas Lifson
    Though I am five thousand miles away, I think that I can detect the vibrations emanating from West Norwood Cemetery in London. For surely Paul Julius Reuter, the German rabbi’s son who founded the Reuters News Agency a century and a half ago, is spinning in his grave. No other news agency can match the history or romance of Reuters, dating as it does to the pre-telegraphy era, when Reuter employed carrier pigeons to ferry stock price information between Aachen, Germany and Brussels. Hollywood even made a highly-regarded biopic in 1940, Message from Reuters, starring Edward G. Robinson as the...
  • Boortz: "REUTERS PULLS ANOTHER FAST ONE"

    08/07/2006 7:21:57 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 30 replies · 2,460+ views
    Neal's Nuze ^ | Monday, August 7, 2006 | Neal Boortz
    Monday, August 7, 2006REUTERS PULLS ANOTHER FAST ONE Reuters. Let me think ... isn't that the news agency that has refused to call Islamic terrorists what they are ... Islamic terrorists! Yes, by golly, I think they're the ones! And Reuters has also been accused of staging photos at the site of the Israeli bombing of that building in Qana? But Reuters wouldn't do anything like that, would it? Well ... as a matter of fact, they would. Fresh off the accusations that Reuters was staging terrorist casualty photos at Qana, they've been caught monkeying with wire photos again. You...
  • Reuters drops Lebanese photographer over doctored image> (They claim is Qana work is legit.)

    08/07/2006 12:15:46 AM PDT · by Private_Sector_Does_It_Better · 43 replies · 1,506+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sun Aug 6, 2006 5:56pm ET164 | Reuters
    LONDON (Reuters) - Reuters, the global news and information agency, told a freelance Lebanese photographer on Sunday it would not use any more of his pictures after he doctored an image of the aftermath of an Israeli air strike on Beirut. The photograph by Adnan Hajj, which was published on news Web sites on Saturday, showed thick black smoke rising above buildings in the Lebanese capital after an Israeli air raid in the war with the Shi'ite Islamic group Hizbollah, now in its fourth week. Reuters withdrew the doctored image on Sunday and replaced it with the unaltered photograph after...
  • Mortician Source Of Qana Death Toll Figures (Green Helmet Guy)

    08/06/2006 7:22:12 PM PDT · by Blogger · 10 replies · 1,946+ views
    Mortician Source Of Qana Death Toll Figures How many coincedences [sic] can one story have before the liberal media realizes what dupes they are? Bishop Hill has noted two sources where the same green helmetted man, who is seen parading dead children’s bodies around Qana and who is probably the ‘mortician’ from Tyre who has a refigerated truck constantly full of dead bodies, is the source of those inflated death toll numbers. Hill points to this article where a journalist was denying any direct responsibility in the Qana Theatre: As far as Qana, I wasn’t there. I don’t know what...
  • I’m Sorry for the Innocent Lebanese, But Wait A Minute

    08/06/2006 4:16:09 PM PDT · by PurpleMountains · 3 replies · 240+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 8/06/06 | Purple Mountains
    (I had this piece written this morning when I caught Senator Hagel of Nebraska on CBS describing Israel’s efforts to stop the Hezbollah from killing them as a “slaughter”. I felt sick to my stomach that we have such a stupid and ignorant person as a Republican senator. Where has he been for the last 58 years, or is he an anti-Semite too? We already know that he is a copperhead.) We are being inundated with pictures and news features showing innocent women and children being killed by Israeli attacks in Lebanon, and we are moved to act to stop...
  • Reuters drops freelance Lebanese photographer over image

    08/06/2006 2:51:43 PM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 234 replies · 15,983+ views
    Reuters ^ | 06 Aug 2006 | Reuters
    LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Reuters, the global news and information agency, told a freelance Lebanese photographer on Sunday it would not use any more of his pictures after he doctored an image of the aftermath of an Israeli air strike on Beirut. The photograph by Adnan Hajj, which was published on news Web sites on Saturday, showed thick black smoke rising above buildings in the Lebanese capital after an Israeli air raid in the war with the Shi'ite Islamic group Hizbollah, now in its fourth week. Reuters withdrew the doctored image on Sunday and replaced it with the unaltered...
  • Reuters And The Cloned Blown Smoke

    08/06/2006 2:48:59 PM PDT · by bocopar · 13 replies · 1,506+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 8/6/06 | Bob Parks
    As the mainstream media is so arrogant that they feel they can pull anything over anyone’s eyes because they are in agreement that the public is so intellectually beneath them, it was only a matter of time before they tried to pull another fast one. And it wasn’t long before they got busted….
  • Reuters admits image of Beirut after IAF strike was doctored [Adnan Hajj fired]

    08/06/2006 2:44:29 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 41 replies · 1,591+ views
    haaretz.com (Excerpt) ^ | August 6, 2006 | Assaf Uni
    Excerpt - ~ snip ~ Reuters said that it has fired Adnan Hajj, the Lebanese photographer who submitted the image. The organization also said that it is investigating the incident. "The photographer has denied deliberately attempting to manipulate the image, saying that he was trying to remove dust marks and that he made mistakes due to the bad lighting conditions he was working under," said Moira Whittle, the head of public relations for Reuters. "This represents a serious breach of Reuters' standards and we shall not be accepting or using pictures taken by him," Whittle said in a statement issued...
  • Israel strikes Qana after rocket barrage

    08/06/2006 1:33:20 PM PDT · by John Carey · 29 replies · 1,170+ views
    Yahoo ^ | August 6, 2006 | ARON HELLER,
    KFAR GILADI, Israel - Hezbollah guerrillas unleashed their deadliest rocket attack on northern Israel on Sunday, killing 12 reserve soldiers with a single missile at this kibbutz and killing at least three people and wounding dozens more with a barrage against Haifa.
  • HAIFA MISSILE ATTACK CAME FROM QANA!!!

    08/06/2006 12:49:12 PM PDT · by Pukin Dog · 106 replies · 3,917+ views
    FOX NEWS ALERT
    So, the "civilian village of Qana is responsible for the deaths of Israelis. Full Scale War, baby.
  • Did Reuters photographer know the "tee shirt guy" in Qana?

    08/06/2006 12:52:17 PM PDT · by realr · 21 replies · 2,671+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 8-6-06 | Realr
    Following up on the Reuters photographer, Adnan Hajj, who faked smoke over Beirut. He was also present at Qana. I went through all of his photos at Yahoo, and discovered that he had photographed a Hezbollah gunman July 13th, who looks A LOT like the "white tee shirt guy" at Qana. You decide... Yahoo: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/060713/ids_photos_wl/r1528895629.jpg Eureferendum: Qana The Director's cut http://eureferendum.blogspot.com/ Scroll down & look at the White Tee Shirt guy. Taken
  • A War Crime at Qana?

    08/06/2006 9:10:18 AM PDT · by yoe · 32 replies · 1,525+ views
    WSJ. On Line ^ | August 6, 2006 | ORDE F. KITTRIE
    The Qana tragedy has intensified accusations that Israel's actions in Lebanon violate international law. Every death of an innocent person is extremely regrettable; but there is no evidence Israel has committed any war crimes. In contrast, Hezbollah, Iran and Syria have clearly violated international law in this conflict. Moreover, Israel's conduct compares favorably to how its most powerful accusers have behaved when their own interests have been threatened. International law has three major prohibitions relevant to the Qana incident. One forbids deliberate attacks on civilians. Another prohibits hiding forces in civilian areas, thereby turning civilians into "human shields." A third...
  • Islamic Hizbollah's INITIATED attach, shows FASCISM of Anti-Israelism & it's EMPTY excuses

    08/05/2006 7:55:05 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 202+ views
    Now you understand why the Islamists are so deperate to cause Israel to be connected (falsely) to dead civilians. Because all the empty excuses are gone! Israel GAVE them Gaza, got terror instead. Israel withdrew 100% (even according to the UN) from Lebanon (after Israel operation in 1982 that followed "palestinian" teerrorists attacking Israel from Lebanon territory INTO Israeli territory). Now, with no "occupation" slogan intact, the anti Israelism among Islamo Arabs would not have real steam, since they always seek to cover their pure fascism against Israel since their massacre on the Jews in the holyland in 1929, long...
  • Qana - the director's cut

    08/05/2006 6:05:47 PM PDT · by Jameison · 5 replies · 321+ views
    EU Referendum ^ | 8/5/2006 | EU Referendum
    I have called this post, "the director's cut", as that is what it is. The narrative here is of how the combination of Hezbollah's media management and modern photo-journalism has turned the recording of a tragic event into theatre, in the best tradition of Michael Moore. As best we can, we have pieced together the jumble of evidence which surrounded the production of the iconic photographs which were published around the world, and put them in perspective. Many of the photographs have been used before, some are new to this site and others are video "grabs". But it is not...
  • More Inconsistencies In Qana

    08/05/2006 6:34:06 AM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 23 replies · 1,292+ views
    More Inconsistencies In Qana As the plot thickens, the waters are getting muddier: 1. A French-language Lebanese magazine, Libanoscopie, is now reporting a new wrinkle based upon a source they have inside Hezbollah: Ą°We have it from a credible source that Hezbollah, alarmed by SinioraĄŻs plan, has concocted an incident that would help thwart the negotiationsĄ­. Hezbollah gunmen placed a rocket launcher on the roof in Qana and brought disabled children inside, in a bid to provoke a response by the Israeli Air Force. In this way, they were planning to take advantage of the death of innocents and curtail...
  • The Strange Morality of Human Rights (of Human Rights Watch)

    08/04/2006 3:44:04 PM PDT · by sergey1973 · 3 replies · 331+ views
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 4, 2006 | P. David Hornik
    There were two kinds of people who reacted with instant condemnation to the news of Israel’s strike on the building at Qana. One kind consisted of Arabs and Muslims who grew up in authoritarian countries or social frameworks and mostly had been indoctrinated in hatred of Israel and Jews. The other kind consisted of people who grew up in free and tolerant frameworks in democratic countries and supposedly absorbed ideals regarding fairness and evidence.
  • Hizballah's Media Relations Department

    08/04/2006 11:54:41 AM PDT · by george76 · 58 replies · 1,446+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | August 03, 2006
    Are you curious to know what Hizballah’s Media Relations Department has to say about the Lebanon crisis, and their role in Western media’s coverage of the Qana bombing? Now you can call them and ask, thanks to a reader who forwarded scans of their business cards: UPDATE at 8/3/06 8:51:28 pm: This is not a joke.
  • Qana death toll revised to 28

    08/04/2006 1:02:35 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 12 replies · 499+ views
    Middle East Online ^ | 03 August 2006
    Lebanese hospital officials say 28 people confirmed dead, including 16 children in Israeli arid raid on Qana. TYRE, Lebanon - Lebanese hospital officials on Thursday revised down to 28 the number of people killed in Israeli air raids on the southern Lebanese village of Qana which had initially been put at 52 dead. "Twenty-eight people are confirmed dead, including 16 children, and nine were wounded," said officials at the Tyre government hospital where all the victims of Sunday's attack were taken. The initial estimate was based on a register of over 50 people who had sought shelter in the basement...
  • Media Fraud - Kana Residents Were Murdered By Hezbollah

    08/03/2006 7:43:46 PM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 33 replies · 2,400+ views
    Pipeline News ^ | 03 August 2006
    The Western media’s more than cozy relationship with Hezbollah, which has been leading throngs of pack “journalists" around like pigs on an acorn hunt, has resulted in a myth created out of whole cloth. That myth is the Israeli “massacre" at Kana, Lebanon, and it has fallen completely apart. Let’s first start with the number of casualties. At first 57 to 60 deaths – attributed to Israeli air strikes - were claimed by Hezbollah and of course the U.N., the EU and every single United States network and cable news outlet dutifully followed the party line heaping charges of war...
  • Bloggers raise questions about Kana

    08/03/2006 6:54:05 PM PDT · by Clive · 23 replies · 1,078+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2006-08-02 | D. Izenberg, J.Siegel-Itzkovich and N. Rosen
    The IDF is looking into allegations raised over the past few days by several pro-Israel, Jewish and conservative Weblogs that Hizbullah may have staged aspects of the Kana tragedy on Sunday, in which some 60 Lebanese bodies were removed from a building that collapsed seven hours after being hit in an Israel Air Force strike. The dead were mainly children, women and elderly people. The International Committee of the Red Cross Mission in Israel said Tuesday that it would inform its Swiss headquarters about the allegations and seek to clarify the questions raised. Israel has acknowledged hitting the building, and...
  • Counting the Lebanon dead not so easy [China on the job, counting easier in Seattle]

    08/03/2006 6:33:30 PM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies · 428+ views
    Seattle PI ^ | 8-3-06 | STEVEN R. HURST AND SAM F. GHATTAS
    Chinese United Nations soldiers watch as heavy equipment is used to dig for bodies under the rubble of a home that was hit in an Israeli missile strike in the village of Qana, east of the port city of Tyre, in a Monday, July 31, 2006 file photo. Human Rights Watch and news organizations which initially reported that 54 or more civilians died in an Israeli airstrike July 31, 2006 in the southern Lebanese village of Qana. But a re-examination Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, indicated there were 28 deaths. Human Rights Watch said it discovered the discrepancy as part of...
  • EVIDENCE MOUNTS THAT KANA "MASSACRE" WAS A FAKE -- Western Press Suckered Again!

    08/03/2006 6:51:00 PM PDT · by Apolitical · 43 replies · 2,371+ views
    The central piece of evidence leading to this conclusion is the fact, mentioned by IDF officials from the very beginning, that the building collapsed a full seven hours after the Israel Air Force bombing. Why, then, would the residents inside not have been evacuated in the meantime? As Brig.-Gen. Amir Eshel of the Israeli Air Force told reporters Sunday night, "It is difficult for me to believe that they waited eight hours to evacuate it." Without additional evidence, Eshel merely left open the possibility that Hizbullah terrorists, or explosives they left behind, caused the explosion. "Indeed," writes Robert Spencer for...
  • HEZBOLLAH PLANTED DISABLED CHILDREN IN QANAH BUILDING TO DIE

    08/03/2006 3:47:52 PM PDT · by FARS · 46 replies · 1,985+ views
    Israeli Insider ^ | 08/03/06 | Staff Reporters
    Lebanese report: Hezbollah planted disabled children in basement to die By Israel Insider staff and partners August 1, 2006 A French language Lebanese publication, citing an unnamed source in Hezbollah, has claimed that the organization placed a rocket launcher on the roof of the notorious building in Qana to provoke an Israeli attack and brought invalid children inside to serve as victims and blacken Israel's name. The Lebanese magazine LIBANOSCOPIE, associated with Christian elements which support the anti-Syrian movement called the "March 14 Forces," report that Hizbullah masterminded a plan that would result in the killing of innocents in Qana,...
  • Hezbollywood Horror: "Civil Defense Worker" doubles as Traveling Mortician (Green Helmet Guy)

    08/03/2006 4:19:52 PM PDT · by Republican Red · 34 replies · 3,925+ views
    It was the shot seen round the world: shocking, disturbing, heartrending and intentionally so. [Graphic content appears below and in links.] A man dressed up as a rescue worker held up a dead infant, purportedly killed in the basement of a building that supposedly collapsed after it was allegedly hit by Israeli ordnance. The AP wire story begins: "Abu Shadi Jradi pulled bodies out of wreckage for hours - two toddler girls wearing tiny gold earrings, a small boy whose pale blue pacifier still hung from his neck [sic]. Somewhere in the middle, Jradi slumped beneath a tree and wept."...
  • You Can't Teach (Some) Old Media New Tricks

    08/03/2006 12:20:18 PM PDT · by the Real fifi · 11 replies · 780+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | August 3, 2006 | Thom Lifson
    Jefferson Morley writes about the international online media for the Washington Post. He is sneering at conservative websites which dared to raise questions about the troubling inconsistencies in reports, and some very curious photographs that seem, well, posed to extract maximum outrage over the deaths of children in Qana. He throws around the phrase “conspiracy theory” and invokes a comparison to the 9/11-as-inside job theorists. Sneering at conservatives would seem to come naturally to someone who has written for The American Prospect and The Nation. Self-identification as a liberal or leftist does not seem to come so easily, of course....
  • Buried in rubble, mother saved lives in Qana(SCEPTIC'S ALERT)

    08/03/2006 10:17:59 AM PDT · by Panzerlied · 24 replies · 971+ views
    MSNBC News Services ^ | 08/03/2006 | MSNBC News Services
    ALEY, Lebanon - Rabab Youssef managed to pull her son alive from the rubble in the Lebanese village of Qana. She could do nothing for her daughter. “I was calling out to her: ‘Where are you Zeinab?’ I heard no reply. I found the hand of a child raised up,” she said, drawing a deep breath and holding back tears. “I felt her and I knew she was dead. I said: ‘My child, I can’t help you.’”
  • News Organizations: Disputed Lebanon Photos Weren't Staged (Barf Alert)

    08/03/2006 7:52:36 AM PDT · by wally_green · 74 replies · 2,160+ views
    A/P and E & P ^ | August 02, 2006 | E & P
    NEW YORK Three news agencies on Tuesday rejected challenges to the veracity of photographs of bodies taken in the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike in Lebanon, strongly denying that the images were staged. Photographers from The Associated Press, Reuters and Agence France-Presse all covered rescue operations Sunday in Qana, where 56 Lebanese were killed. Many of their photos depicted rescue workers carrying dead children. A British Web site, the EU Referendum blog, built an argument that chicanery may have been involved by citing time stamps that went with captions of the photographs. ......... The site suggests these events were staged...
  • Staged Massacre

    08/03/2006 7:38:47 AM PDT · by neverdem · 15 replies · 1,120+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ^ | Aug 02, 2006 | Robert Spencer
    “The Israeli air strike on the Lebanese village of Qana early Sunday morning did more than kill 57 civilians,” says Jefferson Morley in the Washington Post. “According to a wide range of commentary in the international media, it inflamed already boiling public opinion in the Arab world against Israel, undermined what little support the United States has among the Lebanese people, and illuminated the continuing inability of Israel and the United States to achieve their goal of decisively weakening Hezbollah.” The Hindustan Times editorialized that “with Qana, one senses that the Israelis’ definition of ‘collateral damage’ has started to bear...
  • Some Disturbing Pictures For Those in Denial

    08/03/2006 6:27:04 AM PDT · by PurpleMountains · 1 replies · 460+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 8/03/06 | Purple Mountains
    More and more evidence is coming in that the loss of life at Qana was largely set up and stage-managed by Hezbollah (road blocks by Hezbollah to stop civilians from leaving; the same man appears in many photos of several supposedly different areas of Qana; a dead child is shown who had been dead for at least two days; the time stamps on some of the photos don’t mesh with the timeline, etc., etc., etc.,). I’ll wait this out until more information is available, and an investigation is completed, but here below are some startling pictures for those still in...
  • EVIDENCE MOUNTS THAT KANA MASSACRE WAS A FAKE!

    08/03/2006 5:53:42 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 48 replies · 2,225+ views
    The world awoke this Sunday to the news that an Israeli airstrike had killed 57 Lebanese civilians, leading Israel to stop airstrikes for 2 days - but evidence shows the "massacre" was just a fraud. The supposed massacre caused a major turnabout in world diplomacy. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suddenly canceled her plans to fly to Beirut, saying "my work towards a ceasefire is really here [in Jerusalem] today." The implication was clearly that the onus was now upon Israel. French President Jacques Chirac condemned Israel's "unjustified action which demonstrates more than ever the need for an immediate...
  • The pictures that fool the world

    08/03/2006 5:39:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies · 1,284+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Thursday, August 3, 2006 | Judi McLeod
    Heated denials from news agencies accused of staging images with doctored photographs of dead children in the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike in Lebanon, cannot rest on staged images from the war arena never having happened before. "The world was shocked to find out that a PR firm, Hill and Knowlton had manufactured the `incubator babies’ incident in Kuwait, which precipitated the Gulf War; Iraqi soldiers ripping Kuwait babies out of incubators in a genocidal fashion.
  • Islamic Red Cresent Now Admits Qana Death Toll Claims Inflated - Real Number is 28.

    08/03/2006 5:31:46 AM PDT · by MindBender26 · 35 replies · 890+ views
    Fox News Channel 8:00 AM EDT segment
    The Red Crescent, an Islamic relief group like the International Red Cross, now admits the casualty figures from the Israeli attack dirrfyrf against rocket-firing sites at Qana in Lebanon was 28, not the more than 70 as originally claimed. Even the number 28 is unverified, as Western news media never saw more than a dozen victims of the attack.
  • Cry to Those Using Babies as Shields

    07/30/2006 2:12:39 PM PDT · by Esther Ruth · 26 replies · 1,185+ views
    www.arutzsheva.net ^ | Jul 30, '06 / 5 Av 5766 | Naomi Ragen
    Cry to Those Using Babies as Shields by Naomi Ragen Jul 30, '06 / 5 Av 5766 My son is in the army. He is not the type at all, believe me. Quiet, studious, a writer, a lover of Jewish history, Talmud, ethics. He spent two years in a pre-army program in the Galilee called Karmei Chayil. He made many good friends there from all over the country; and now, he and all his friends are in the army. One of them I know well. A bit chubby, with payot (sidelocks) and a great laugh. He and my son have...
  • The Qana Conspiracy Theory

    08/02/2006 7:18:25 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 50 replies · 2,323+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 08/ 2/2006 | Jefferson Morley
    As Hezbollah wins support throughout the Middle East in the aftermath of the Israeli airstrike that killed at least 57 Lebanese civilians over the weekend, an alternative view of the attack is emerging in blogs -- that the incident was actually staged by Hezbollah. This "story" is a useful companion to last week's post about watching the war as it unfolds on the Web. The Qana conspiracy theory not only underscores how the Internet can misinform (an old story), it also reveals a popular demand for online content that attempts to explain away news reports that Israel (and by proxy,...
  • Hezbollah Caught Planning Fake Atrocity

    08/02/2006 10:28:24 AM PDT · by Thud · 91 replies · 4,982+ views
    Strategy Page ^ | August 2, 2006 | James F. Dunnigan
    Hizbollah Caught Planning an AtrocityAugust 2, 2006: Israeli troops operating in south Lebanon captured a Hezbollah safe house, and found the usual weapons and other equipment, as well as a supply of Israeli Defense Force uniforms. This indicated plans to stage a major "atrocity." Committed, as the evidence would clearly show, by Israeli troops. But perhaps this will never happen, for Israeli raids into southern Lebanon have captured many Hizbollah documents, as well as some live Hizbollah members. These, combined with Israeli electronic eavesdropping, reports from agents inside Lebanon, give the Israelis a pretty good idea of what Hizbollah is...
  • Israel/Lebanon: Qana Death Toll at 28 (official)

    08/02/2006 2:51:16 PM PDT · by Republican Red · 15 replies · 594+ views
    – A preliminary Human Rights Watch investigation into the July 30 Israeli air strike in Qana found that 28 people are confirmed dead thus far, among them 16 children, Human Rights Watch said today. The deaths in Qana were the predictable result of Israel’s indiscriminate bombing campaign in Lebanon. Only an impartial international investigation can find out what really took place. Sarah Leah Whitson, director of the Middle East and North Africa division at Human Rights Watch The initial estimate of 54 persons killed was based on a register of 63 persons who had sought shelter in the basement of...
  • Green Helmet Guy: Abdel Qader ( photo ops in Qana, Lebanon )

    08/02/2006 12:53:12 PM PDT · by george76 · 76 replies · 9,761+ views
    Little Gren Footballs ^ | August 02, 2006
    Green Helmet Guy, the “rescue worker” who posed for photo ops with children’s bodies in Qana, is interviewed by Al Jazeera in Arabic, in a video clip at YouTube: UPDATE at 8/2/06 8:48:14 am: Watch in the background at around the 1:20 mark, as rescue workers carrying a stretcher pause and set it on the ground, to allow photographers to get in position and take pictures.
  • Any Muslim outrage at Hizollah armed terrorists hijacking of hospitals???

    08/02/2006 12:19:18 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 10 replies · 541+ views
    What do Hizbullah dangeroues armed top commanders do in an (Arab Muslim) hospital?You wouldn't see any "protests" to protest the Muslim on Muslim crimes on their own people, these Hizbollah "freedom fighters" would dance again once a bomb unintentionally kills a hospital pacient, claimg again to be "the innocent victims" in it all and of course blaming Israelis that are the ONLY ONES THERE, in that jungle of bloody murderers to be careful NOT to hit at civilians. http://www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=108987 IDF Commandos Raid Hizbullah Hospita ... the hospital, which was built for Hizbullah by Iran. ... terrorists and arrested several patients...
  • AP Rewards Qana Photographers (MSM Supports the Enemy Alert)

    08/02/2006 11:09:28 AM PDT · by mojito · 59 replies · 2,687+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 08/01/06 | Charles Johnson
    An LGF reader has forwarded the following email (I suppose you could say our reader “leaked” it), sent to all Associated Press employees, congratulating themselves on the propaganda photos from Qana and awarding the photographers cash prizes: "Dear Staffers: Last Sunday proved to be one of the most dramatic days in the war between Israel and Hezbollah fighters in Lebanon. AP’s extensive photo team produced a stunning series of images that day that beat the competition and scored huge play worldwide. Rumors surfaced early Sunday morning that an Israeli airstrike had flattened a house in the southern Lebanese village of...
  • New Testament Fever: Liberal Media Use Gospel to Bash Israel Over Qana

    08/02/2006 7:18:48 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 20 replies · 880+ views
    by Mark Finkelstein August 2, 2006 - 09:47 A wave of New Testament fever seems to be gripping liberal media types. As reported here, during a recent Good Morning America, Chris Cuomo noted that the Gospel of John denotes Qana as the place where Jesus turned water into wine. Who would have thought that Adam Shatz - of the far-left Nation magazine - would be a New Testament maven? But, saints alive, he leads his op-ed in today's LA Times with the very same story. What could account for this new-found interest in the New Testament? You don't suppose it...
  • How the Media Enable Terrorism

    08/02/2006 6:57:00 AM PDT · by Dark Skies · 14 replies · 612+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 8/2/2006 | Rachel Neuwirth
    A major segment of the global media is behaving in a manner that makes terrorism and mass killings more likely rather than less likely. They enable and encourage terrorist slaughter of innocents by supplying providing a propaganda bonanza for the terrorist cause. Without the gain, there would be less incentive for the horrific behavior. This is true now with Israeli defense measures against Hezbolla terrorism, and has been true for many years, especially during the long Arab-Israeli conflict. Not enough attention has been paid to media manipulation. It is long overdue that this be exposed and the media be confronted...
  • Stage-Managed Massacre (More Qana Chicanery Evidence)

    08/02/2006 6:23:57 AM PDT · by bornacatholic · 21 replies · 1,536+ views
    Frontpage ^ | 08/02/06 | Robert Spencer
    The Israeli air strike on the Lebanese village of Qana early Sunday morning did more than kill 57 civilians,” says Jefferson Morley in the Washington Post. “According to a wide range of commentary in the international media, it inflamed already boiling public opinion in the Arab world against Israel, undermined what little support the United States has among the Lebanese people, and illuminated the continuing inability of Israel and the United States to achieve their goal of decisively weakening Hezbollah.” The Hindustan Times editorialized that “with Qana, one senses that the Israelis’ definition of ‘collateral damage’ has started to bear...
  • MEDIA CAUGHT OVER QANA PHOTOS [Liberal MSM Caught With Pants Down Alert]

    08/02/2006 6:07:55 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 262 replies · 13,287+ views
    Boortz ^ | Aug. 2, 2006 | Neal Boortz
    Remember those photos that have been running in the media showing a rescue worker holding a dead child following the Israeli air strike in Qana? The message of those pictures has been powerful: look at what those evil Israelis did to that poor, innocent child. Well, now we learn that all may not be what it seems. Many of those pictures were taken by the photographers for wire services like the Associated Press, Reuters and the always pro-terrorist Agence France-Presse, also known as AFP. But an enterprising British blogger decided to dig a bit deeper. He looked at the time...
  • The Theater of Jihad

    08/02/2006 5:08:34 AM PDT · by alloysteel · 13 replies · 606+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | August 2, 2006 | Michelle Malkin
    Welcome to the marquee performance of "Qana: The Fraud and the Furious," brought to you by the Acting Guild of the Religion of Perpetual Outrage. The drama unfolded over the weekend with mob scenes across the Muslim world, ostensibly -- ostensibly -- in response to civilian deaths in Qana, Lebanon. Angry Muslims from Beirut to Gaza to Lahore set fire to American and Israeli flags. They burned effigies of Western leaders. They raised their voices in chants of "Death to America" and "Death to Israel." The nervous nellies sitting in the world's balcony seats exclaimed that the tragedy in Qana...
  • Let's not cry over Qana

    08/02/2006 5:08:12 AM PDT · by CarrotAndStick · 9 replies · 460+ views
    The Pioneer (India) ^ | Wednesday, August 02, 2006 | Kanchan Gupta
    On Monday, July 31, a travesty of sorts was committed when the Lok Sabha unanimously adopted a resolution whose contents amount to a scathing indictment of Israel for "the large-scale and indiscriminate bombing of Lebanon... which has resulted in the killing and suffering of large numbers of innocent civilians, including women and children, and widespread damage to civilian infrastructure." The resolution "conveys the deepest condolences, sympathy and support of the people of India to the people of Lebanon at this difficult time. The people of India are ready to make their contribution in providing humanitarian relief to the victims of...
  • Woe Be Unto Those Who Offend "Little Ones"

    08/02/2006 3:16:20 AM PDT · by aerotsmith · 114 replies · 1,662+ views
    8-1-06 | JOHN W LILLPOP
    Israel's air attack on Qana on July 30 resulted in the death of 37 children. Hezbelloh has been accused on using civilians, including children, as human shields. The Israeli government claims that the death of innocent children was a "tragic mistake." Regardless of the underlying facts, 37 precious children are dead. Victims of non-ending war in the Middle East. Media images of those dead and mutilated children are haunting reminders of the horror of war and the carnage visited upon the most innocent and vulnerable among us. Seeing dead and suffering children also brings to mind the stern warning issued...
  • Stage-Managed Massacre

    08/02/2006 4:32:29 AM PDT · by unionblue83 · 46 replies · 1,413+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 02 August 2006 | Robert Spencer
    “The Israeli air strike on the Lebanese village of Qana early Sunday morning did more than kill 57 civilians,” says Jefferson Morley in the Washington Post. “According to a wide range of commentary in the international media, it inflamed already boiling public opinion in the Arab world against Israel, undermined what little support the United States has among the Lebanese people, and illuminated the continuing inability of Israel and the United States to achieve their goal of decisively weakening Hezbollah.” The Hindustan Times editorialized that “with Qana, one senses that the Israelis’ definition of ‘collateral damage’ has started to bear...
  • Lebanese report: Hezbollah planted disabled children in basement to die

    08/02/2006 2:44:43 AM PDT · by Right to be Wrong · 206 replies · 15,889+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | Aug. 1, 2006 | Israel Insider Staff & Partners
    A French language Lebanese publication, citing an unnamed source in Hezbollah, has claimed that the organization placed a rocket launcher on the roof of the notorious building in Qana to provoke an Israeli attack and brought invalid children inside to serve as victims and blacken Israel's name. The Lebanese magazine LIBANOSCOPIE, associated with Christian elements which support the anti-Syrian movement called the "March 14 Forces," report that Hizbullah masterminded a plan that would result in the killing of innocents in Qana, in an attempt to foil Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora's "Seven Points Plan" calling for deployment of the Lebanese...