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AP, Getty, Reuters Publish Eyebrow Raising Photos of Netanyahu at UN Assembly

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, 2012 in New York City. The 67th annual event gathers more than 100 heads of state and government for high level meetings on nuclear safety, regional conflicts, health and nutrition and environment issues.Credit: Getty Images

The Associated Press, Getty Images and Reuters are facing scrutiny on Thursday after each published controversial photos of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on their wire services. The images show Netanyahu making a gesture similar to the Nazi salute while speaking during the U.N. General Assembly -- and they're now going viral.

From the Associated Press:

And Getty Images:

And finally, Reuters:

There were clearly plenty of shots for these wire services to choose from, so why did they choose to include these photos? Did no one on the editorial staff think the images could potentially offend some people? Here are some of the other photos from the AP and Getty:

What do you think about the images of Netanyahu giving what looks like a Nazi salute?

(H/T: Weekly Standard)

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