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Controversial Israel blogger tours Qatar

Israeli blogger Ben Tzion in Souq Waqif in Doha, Qatar [Instagram]

A controversial Israeli blogger posted pictures of what he says is a recent visit to the Qatari capital of Doha, sparking a wave of anger on social networking sites.

Israeli blogger Ben Tzion, who is of Russian origin, published photographs of himself in the famous Souq Waqif in Doha, and another in the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Wahab Mosque.

Israeli blogger Ben Tzion in Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Wahab Mosque in Doha, Qatar [Instagram]

Activists said their anger was raised when they were informed that Tzion delivered a Hebrew prayer for “love, peace, and respect between Jews and Arabs” in the mosque.

Tzion has previously caused controversy by visiting the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina and historical landmarks in Egypt and Kuwait.

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