The New York Times has apologized for an offensive cartoon following an enormous backlash, which saw it described as “anti-Semitic”.

The cartoon, which caused outrage on Israeli media and Twitter, depicted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a guide dog leading an apparently blind Jewish Donald Trump.

RT reports: The cartoon, which ran in the international print edition of Thursday’s paper, featured Netanyahu depicted as a guide dog wearing a Star of David on his collar, leading President Trump, wearing the dark glasses and skullcap of a Jewish retiree.

The cartoon was printed on its own with no caption, and was not linked to any of the articles on the same page.

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