BBC does irony and gets religion

Here is the BBC’s ‘breaking news’ report of the recent rocket attack on the Jerusalem area:

So, whilst reporting on a missile attack on a city it cannot bring itself to name as Israel’s capital (preferring apparently to use the term ‘holy city’); a city which is populated by both Jews and Arabs and contains sites important to three religions, damage to some of which could burst open a real Pandora’s Box of escalation, the BBC can still manage to describe the perpetrators as ‘militants’ and slip in the obligatory reference to Israeli ‘aggression’. 

Journalistic contortionists at their finest. 

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