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March 4, 2015 11:38 am

UK Bans Ad for Saying Old City of Jerusalem is Part of Israel

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The UK banned an ad that had a panorama of the walled Old City with the text "Israel has it all." Photo: Berthold Werner via Wikimedia Commons.

Yahoo/AFP – Britain’s advertising watchdog banned an Israeli government tourism advert for suggesting that the Old City of Jerusalem was part of Israel on Wednesday.

The newspaper brochure showed a panorama of the walled Old City with the text “Israel has it all,” and was ruled misleading by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which said it implied the UNESCO World Heritage Site was part of Israel.

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