Several Facebook posts have falsely claimed that some of the world’s most popular structures were lit up to celebrate the victory of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte-Carpio in the recent elections.

A day after the May 9 polls, Facebook page “OFW ng Middle East” posted a series of photos claiming that Kuwait is celebrating the election of Marcos and Duterte as the next president and vice president, respectively.

Among the photos posted were an image of the Kuwait Towers lit up in green and red, as well as several airshows featuring the same colors used by Marcos and Duterte during the campaign.

A closer look at the image of the Kuwait Towers, however, shows the United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag displayed on its windows.

A reverse image search revealed that the photo was actually taken during UAE’s 45th National Day in December 2016. The UAE flag features the colors red and green, as well as white and black.

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