Daily Mail geography fail: UK paper claimed Israel flooded ‘Gaza’s major West Bank cities’

British paper The Daily Mail published a story on Monday that originally accused Israel of intentionally opening dams in southern Israel in order to flood Gaza. The only problem is, as writer and Lydia Willgress has learned the hard way, there are no dams in southern Israel.

Honest Reporting, an NGO that according to its website "monitors the news for bias, inaccuracy, or other breach of journalistic standards in coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict," took screen shots of the article before amendments were made.

However, after amending the article’s headline to remove the charge that Israel was responsible for the flooding, the pretense for the charge — official Palestinian accusations of the charge — remained.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Daily-Mail-epic-geography-fail-UK-paper-claimed-Israel-flooded-Gazas-major-West-Bank-cities-392057

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