Mayor of Shiraz, Iran apologizes for mistakenly featuring IDF soldiers on billboard meant to remember the 8 year old Iran–Iraq War.
By Ben Ariel
An Iranian mayor on Friday apologized for a billboard which mistakenly featured Israeli soldiers although it was meant to mark the Iran-Iraq war, AFP reports.
“The billboard was installed in Shiraz showing three male soldiers standing on a rocky outcrop” next to a quote from an epic Persian poem, wrote the Iranian Tasnim news agency.
However, the shot was actually a photoshopped picture of Israel Defense Forces, according to Tasnim, with a female soldier from the original picture having been cropped out. Continue Reading »