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The Viral Video of the Israeli “Iron Dome” Is Unrelated to the Recent Iranian Attack

Original article (in B/C/S) was published on 16/4/2024; Author: Marija Ćosić A video from October 2023 is being circulated with claims that it depicts an Iranian missile attack on Israel in April of this year. On the night of April 13, 2024, Iran launched hundreds of missiles and drones at Israel. According to Israeli officials, most […]

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Borojević Claims “Dismemberment” of Ukraine, Draws Connections to Kosovo

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 13/2/2024; Author: Marko Vukajlović Saša Borojević, known for propagating conspiracy theories, continues to appear in Serbian media, reiterating various claims previously analyzed by Raskrinkavanje. In his latest comments on Ukraine, he stated: “Ukraine is a foregone conclusion; there’s little else to discuss. We should pray for an end to […]

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The Media Reported Rumors of Hidden Dead Ukrainian Soldiers as Confirmed News

Original article (in B/C/S) was published on 12/2/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović Several regional media outlets circulated a claim, sourced from social media rumors, alleging that the Ukrainian army has been secretly burying deceased soldiers in mass graves to evade compensating their families. This unverified assertion gained traction as “news” through a YouTube video produced by an […]

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The White House Spokesperson’s Statement on Zero Civilian Casualties in Gaza Has Been Misinterpreted

Original article (in Albanian) was published on 7/2/2024; Author: Pustina Patris The White House Security Spokesperson John Kirby did not state that the number of civilians killed in Gaza is zero. Instead, Kirby stated that zero civilian deaths are the ideal outcome. A video featuring White House National Security spokesperson John Kirby is circulating on social […]

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Footage Not Showing ‘Bombs Disguised as Food Cans’

Original article (in BCS) was published on 2/2/2024; Author: Marija Manojlović Several web portals have published articles alleging that Israelis in Gaza are disguising bombs as food cans to trap Palestinians. However, the video referenced by these articles does not substantiate these claims. On January 23, 2024, the web portal Slobodna Dalmacija released an article with […]

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Viral Video Showing Brutal Murder of Prisoners Filmed in Syria, Not Gaza

Original article (in BCS) was published on 11/01/2024; Author: Marija Manojlović A viral video circulating on Facebook depicts the brutal torture and killing of prisoners. While it is currently being shared in the context of the Gaza war, it actually originated a decade earlier in Syria. Readers reported to us a post on Facebook from December […]

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Despite Accusations, Arnold Schwarzenegger Advocates for Palestinian Statehood

Original article (in Albanian) was published on 03/01/2023 Arnold Schwarzenegger, the renowned actor, has declared his support for the establishment of a Palestinian state, refuting claims of using derogatory language against Palestinians. In an October interview, the iconic star of “The Terminator” discussed the Israel-Palestine conflict. Various online articles have listed celebrities who have a pro-Israel […]

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Understanding the Link Between Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict: Our Current Knowledge and Remaining Questions

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 04/12/2023; Author: Matea Grgurinović The relationship between the climate crisis, migration, and conflict is frequently discussed, yet establishing clear causal connections remains challenging. Climate change not only poses a social threat in itself but is also seen as a factor that exacerbates other risks (often referred to as a […]

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The media are not hiding the Al-Aqsa mosque in the photos

Original article (in BCS) was published on 22/11/2023; Author: Nerma Šehović Unfounded claims circulating on social media allege that the media intentionally use a photo of the Dome of the Rock when reporting on the Al-Aqsa Mosque. This supposed tactic aims to divert attention, suggesting that if Israel were to demolish the mosque, it would […]

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Viral Images of Children Observing Bombings in Gaza are AI-Generated 

Original article (in Albanian) was published on 04/11/2023; Author: Pustina Patris Several images circulating online purportedly show Palestinian children looking at explosions in Gaza. Faktoje’s verification revealed that these images were generated by Artificial Intelligence (AI) software. ————————————————— As the bombings in Gaza continue into their fifth week, a number of unverified images circulate on social […]