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I pointed this out before, but it was removed without having been addressed. File:Parliament at Sunset.JPG is inappropriate to illustrate this attack because it shows the exact location on Westminster Bridge where it took place as being cordoned off by roadworks, which wasn't the case on the day of the attack. I suggest using File:Big Ben,Westminster Bridge Road, Westminster, London - panoramio.jpg instead, as that clearly shows the pedestrian section of the bridge and how it relates to the more recognisable parts of the palace. I've already made that swap on the article itself. Modest Genius talk 13:56, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

Once again, I'm not sure I see the problem. But your suggested replacement is fine, although it needs the blurb to reworded. The Rambling Man (talk) 21:47, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

2017 al-Jina mosque airstrike

I'm a little alarmed that the 2017 al-Jina mosque airstrike article was selected for in the news. I glanced at it, and it took me about 3 seconds to recognize glaring and serious POV/Balance issues. This article really ought to be recalled. When Wikipedia states questionable facts in a narrative tone, it serious impugns the credibility of the project. NickCT (talk) 14:52, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

Please feel free to fix those issues you saw within three seconds, it's always brilliant to see people making Wikipedia better. The Rambling Man (talk) 21:47, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
  • "I agree with Nick". It doesn't seem easy to fix the problem as the facts of the matter are disputed while the sources are not reliable as they are partisan, being engaged in a war. The blurb states definitely in Wikipedia's voice that this was an "airstrike on a mosque". This should be pulled. Andrew D. (talk) 22:11, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
  • The wording of the blurb is awful, it needs copyediting. "one hundred" for instance? Come on... Meanwhile, we could rephrase as "airstrike which reportedly destroyed a mosque" like all the mainstream news outlets. Pause, wait for refutation. &c. The Rambling Man (talk) 22:16, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

This blurb is a massive WTF. "Airstrike on a mosque"? This is clearly a matter of significant dispute and into which the US military has launched an investigation. This blurb should be pulled immediately pending further discussion about what to do. --Mkativerata (talk) 22:39, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

  • The discussion seems to have scrolled off WP:ITN/C without being closed. My impression from the last update is that there wasn't a consensus. User:Ad Orientem should please revert. Andrew D. (talk) 23:06, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
Pulled until there is consensus over NPOV issues cited above. -Ad Orientem (talk) 00:01, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

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