Social media posts claimed Scotland had paid Hamas £750m to help Humza Yousaf's family escape from Gaza.
Recently, concerns have risen that the Israel-Gaza war is escalating into a wider, regional conflict involving numerous states and actors - including Britain.
The episode of For Fact's Sake podcast focuses on the conflict in Gaza, where scores of journalists are among the staggering death toll.
One hundred Scottish playwrights including the former makar, have signed an open letter condemning Israeli raids on a theatre in Palestine's West Bank.
An investment firm that sponsors Scottish cultural organisations invests in companies linked to illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
Dozens of academics at Glasgow University have signed an open letter calling for an immediate ceasefire to the “relentless bombardment” of Gaza.
On this week's podcast we look at the way openly available information is being used and misused in the Israel-Gaza conflict.
Firm which owns the Cambo oil field is on a United Nations blacklist for doing business in Israeli-occupied West Bank settlements,
The United Nations is urging local government pension schemes (LGPS) to divest from companies linked to Israel’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem - which are illegal under international law.