A photographer for CNN and Associated Press (AP) received a kiss on the cheek from the head of the Hamas terror group, Yahya Sinwar.
The photographer, Hassan Eslaiah, has taken numerous photos in Gaza on behalf of the AP and was present during the Oct. 7 attacks.
The AP had an office in Gaza targeted by an Israeli airstrike, with Israel claiming Hamas occupied floors of the building.
More: Here is Hassan Eslaiah, an @AP and @CNN contributor, taking a selfie while being kissed by Yahya Sinwar, the head of Hamas in Gaza and architect of the 10/7 slaughter. pic.twitter.com/SrFQ4cUdzw
— Noah Pollak (@NoahPollak) November 8, 2023
The media faced criticism for reporting disputed information regarding the Israeli military incursion into Gaza and the Palestinian death toll.
Here’s @AP/@CNN photographer Hassan Eslaiah engaging in some bromance with Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar. pic.twitter.com/zEwnJp4trd
— FJ (@Natsecjeff) November 8, 2023
Netanyahu slams journalists tied to Hamas as CNN cuts ties with photographer seen getting kiss from terror group leader pic.twitter.com/YmUdhe2Exb
— New York Post (@nypost) November 9, 2023
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