Arab Idol: Thousands of fans at Rafah crossing homecoming
25 June 2013 Last updated at 16:55 BST
Thousands of screaming fans have gathered at the Rafah crossing, between Gaza and Egypt, to greet homecoming Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf.
The 23-year-old Palestinian was a virtual unknown until a few weeks ago, but has now become a local hero after winning the talent show on Saturday.
Emily Thomas reports.