Did an Egyptian newspaper doctor peace talk photos?

'Al-Ahram' apparently changes picture of Mubarak, Netanyahu, Obama, Abbas and Abdullah from launch of direct talks in Washington.

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September 16, 2010 17:17
The original photo

peace talks image not doctored. (photo credit: Associated Press)

The Egyptians clearly don't like to see their president, Hosni Mubarak, walking behind other world leaders.

That's why the state-controlled Al-Ahram newspaper decided to change a picture that was distributed by Associated Press during the launch of the direct talks in Washington earlier this month.

The original photo

In the original photo, Mubarak is seen walking behind President Barack Obama, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

The

In the doctored photo that was published by the Egyptian newspaper, Mubarak appears walking in front of Obama, Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah.


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