The Israeli Defence Force isn’t famous for humorous public statements. But it clearly couldn’t resist a touché moment after the BBC repeated the Hamas lie that Israel on 17 October conducted an airstrike on the Al-Ahli hospital in Gaza. ‘The BBC claims to be impartial and independent,’ it tweeted, ‘But we were unable to verify those claims’.
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