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Palestinian named 2017 Arab Idol, sending countrymen into rapture

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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