Comments:Hamas claims Israeli jet shoot-down; report of Israeli soldiers captured
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Fighter down or not, the important statement in this article is certifiably true: The Egyptian prime minister has been to Gaza and stated they stand by the Palestinians. As should all of the other Arab states in the region. The question is how close to the brink do either the Arab states or Israel want to get.
Just to be perfectly clear. All the things stated in this article —which does not state that any plane was shot down— are true, to the best of our ability to verify them. The distinction between facts and claims is at the heart of Wikinews policy WN:NPOV (cf WN:Pillars of Wikinews writing).
They maybe true, but they are not news, and they way this is written is not NPOV. read Wikipedia:Fringe_theories - "To maintain a neutral point of view, an idea that is not broadly supported by scholarship in its field must not be given undue weight in an article about a mainstream idea. More extensive treatment should be reserved for an article about the idea, which must meet the test of notability. Additionally, when the subject of an article is the minority viewpoint itself, the proper contextual relationship between minority and majority viewpoints must be clear.". You clearly violate this, not that i expect much of you... 188.8.131.52 (talk) 16:18, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
You appear not to know the difference between news and an encyclopedia, as well as more specifically not knowing that Wikinews is not Wikipedia.