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Palestinian named 2017 Arab Idol, sending countrymen into rapture

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 05:50

Yaqoub Shaheen (above) beat Yemeni contestant Ammar Mohammed and fellow Palestinian Ameer Dandan.


PALESTINIANS took to the streets to celebrate the victory of their compatriot Yaqoub Shaheen on Arab Idol, a hugely popular Middle East television talent show based on British show Pop Idol.

This year's final was between Yemeni contestant Ammar Mohammed and Palestinian

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