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12 Wildly Offensive Arabic Cartoons About Obama, Romney, And Israel

The Anti-Defamation League has compiled newspaper cartoons depicting what they describe as "the Arab media's demonization of the 2012 presidential election and the US-Israeli relationship."

Posted on October 22, 2012, at 1:19 p.m. ET

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Sept. 10 cartoon from Saudi Arabia's Al-Watan paper.
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Sept. 10 cartoon from Saudi Arabia's Al-Watan paper.

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Oct. 10 cartoon from an Oman paper. The cartoon's headline: "American Presidential Debates."
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Oct. 10 cartoon from an Oman paper. The cartoon's headline: "American Presidential Debates."

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Aug. 3 cartoon from Al-'Arab, a paper in Qatar. Written in Arabic: "Israel."
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Aug. 3 cartoon from Al-'Arab, a paper in Qatar. Written in Arabic: "Israel."

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Aug. 1 cartoon from The Alghad, an Arabic daily national newspaper in Jordan. The cartoon's headline: "'Romeo' of the US Elections!"
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Aug. 1 cartoon from The Alghad, an Arabic daily national newspaper in Jordan. The cartoon's headline: "'Romeo' of the US Elections!"

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Sept. 19 cartoon from Al-Watan, a newspaper in Qatar. Headline: "US Elections."
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Sept. 19 cartoon from Al-Watan, a newspaper in Qatar. Headline: "US Elections."

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Aug. 1 cartoon from Al-'Arab. Written on the ballot box: "US Elections."
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Aug. 1 cartoon from Al-'Arab. Written on the ballot box: "US Elections."

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Aug. 3 cartoon from Tishrin, a Syria paper. The arms in the picture are labeled Obama and Romney.
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Aug. 3 cartoon from Tishrin, a Syria paper. The arms in the picture are labeled Obama and Romney.

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July 12 cartoon from Tishrin. The cartoon's headline: "The US Elections".
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July 12 cartoon from Tishrin. The cartoon's headline: "The US Elections".

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Oct. 13 cartoon from Gulf News of the United Arab Emirates.
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Oct. 13 cartoon from Gulf News of the United Arab Emirates.

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Sept. 25 cartoon from Al-IttihadAl-Ittihad of the United Arab Emirates. The cartoon's headline: "Romney."
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Sept. 25 cartoon from Al-IttihadAl-Ittihad of the United Arab Emirates. The cartoon's headline: "Romney."

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Aug. 4 cartoon from Al-Ittihad. The cartoon's headline: "Election Campaigns..."
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Aug. 4 cartoon from Al-Ittihad. The cartoon's headline: "Election Campaigns..."

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Aug. 2 cartoon from Al-Hayat. The cartoon's headline: "US Election Fever."
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Aug. 2 cartoon from Al-Hayat. The cartoon's headline: "US Election Fever."

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