(DAILYMAIL) — Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire News Corp chief has tweeted his dissatisfaction with the news coverage of the burgeoning conflict in Gaza.

The 81-year-old media tycoon, who is an avowed supporter of Israel took to Twitter to call the coverage of events in the Middle East by CNN and the AP biased to the point of ‘embarrassment.’

Stirring up controversy, Murdcoch also questioned, ‘Why is Jewish-owned press so consistently anti-Israel in every crisis?’ and asked if President Obama’s ‘friends in Egypt’ could stop the shelling of Israel.

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