Palestinian Maan News Agency suffers from bout of truthiness

The Palestinian Ma’an News Agency is well known for, how shall we put this?…being generous with the truth.  But in an article about Jewish Pilgrims visiting the tomb of Joseph in Shechem this week  (yes that Joseph of Technicolor Dreamcoat fame)  they suffer from a sudden and unexpected bout of truthiness when they reported today that…

Under the 1993 Oslo Accords, the Jospeh’s Tomb was to remain under Israeli control. But the Israeli army evacuated the premises in October 2000 shortly after the start of the second intifada, or uprising, and it was immediately destroyed and burnt by the Palestinians.”

 

The sacking of Joseph’s Tomb, 10/07/2000

 Read the entire article at Ma’an: Clashes as settlers visit Nablus tomb | Maan News Agency.

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