Mohammed Assaf
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Palestinians celebrate Arab Idol win

Celebrations have erupted across the Palestinian territories at news that a wedding singer from the Gaza Strip has won the Arab Idol talent TV show.

Mohammed Assaf, 23, was a virtual unknown until a few weeks ago but has now become a local hero.

Yolande Knell reports.

  • 23 Jun 2013
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