Working on Checkdesk using a contested story on detainment of wife and son of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi.
There have been initial reports emerging via social media that a KLM flight en route to Kenya (origin unknown) is being inspected for possible bomb equipment. These reports have yet to be verified - we're investigating and will add reports as they come in.
UPDATE: KLM report via Twitter that a plane headed for Kenya was grounded in Cairo as an unidentified object was inspected, but that it was a false alarm after all passengers were disembarked safely from the aircraft.
As the conflict in Gaza continues into its thirteenth day, and amid rising casualties (at least 429 Palestinians and 18 Israelis have been killed thus far), we're investigating some of the images circulating on social media to try to ascertain a clearer picture of what's real and what's fake.
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A severe storm warning is in place across Mississippi today - we'll bring live updates here on Meedan Checkdesk.
Alarming images have surfaced online appearing to show an aide to Turkish prime minister Tayyeb Reccip Erdoğan kicking a protester in Soma amid a stormy visit from the PM to the scene of Turkey's worst ever mining disaster, which left 282 dead last week.
The Netherlands is renowned for its excellent bicycle infrastructre that spans the entire country. It is a common and popular method of transportation for people of all ages, and accounts for 59% of trips within cities. But when Obama flew to the Netherlands to meet world leaders, did the Dutch PM actually ride his bike to meet him?
After Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer saved German compatriot Mesut Özil's tame penalty kick early in his team's recent Champions League match with Arsenal, some pundits questioned whether Neuer's friendship with Özil gave him the edge in stopping the shot and preventing his team from going behind. One photo in particular - published in several high profile news outlets - suggests that the history between the two goes all the way back to high school......
Egypt's Sinai region has seen continued instability in recent weeks, following the Army's removal of Mohammed Morsi as the country's president. Several attacks against the army and police have taken place, notably in the north Sinai city of el-Arish.
Sinai is a popular tourist destination for western tourists, though many have speculated that the area has also seen an influx of weapons in recent years from the Hamas-run Gaza Strip.
Ibrahim Gamal Eldin requested translations of his tweets published from the Alexandria Field Hospital on July 26th between 125pm and 440pm (Local time). There are many narratives covering many sides of the tragedy unfolding in Egypt. These tweets tell one story of personal loss amidst the chaos.