No, Israel has not captured Al-Aqsa Mosque; the Viral video is from Iraq

The Israel-Palestine conflict has unleashed a deluge of misinformation on social media. In one such example, a video of an on-ground combat action is going viral with a claim that Israeli soldiers have captured the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this video on our WhatsApp Factline (9049053770).  We found […]

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2015 video from Jerusalem viral as Palestinians protesting against France

Protests are being held by the Muslim community in France as well as many other countries following the killing of a teacher in France and a subsequent “Free Speech” remark by the French President over a sketch of the Prophet Mohammed. Many misleading pictures and videos related to France are circulating on social media. Amidst this […]

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