From The Daily Caller:
From The Guardian:
Yet the media will never say that Jerusalem is Israel's capital!
Most of the articles about Raqqa from major news organizations refer to it as ISIS "de facto" capital of the Islamic State - an entire country that doesn't exist.
This is still far ahead of how they refer to Jerusalem, either flatly saying that Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel or saying things like Reuters' boilerplate: "Israel regards all Jerusalem, including the predominantly Arab east captured and annexed in 1967, as its 'indivisible capital' - a claim not recognized internationally."
Calling the city that houses Israel's parliament and Prime Minister isn't enough to even call it a "de facto" capital. Jerusalem is only at best "claimed" by Israel while Raqqa is indeed ISIS' "de facto" capital.
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