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In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win

Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate the victory of their compatriot Yaqoub Shaheen on Saturday in "Arab Idol", a hugely popular Middle East television talent show on the Dubai-based channel MBC1.

In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
A Palestinian girl sitting on her father's shoulder poses in the biblical town of Bethlehem, amongst others in a gathering, with a picture of countryman Yaacoub Shahin, one of the finalists of the pan-Arab song contest Arab Idol, prior to the announcement of the winner on February 25, 2017. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Palestinian Arab Idol TV show winner Yaacoub Shahin performs on stage during the final in the pan-Arab song contest on February 25, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Jury members and Arab singing stars Nancy Ajram (C) and Hassan al-Shafei take a selfie during a break in the last show before the final in the pan-Arab song contest Arab Idol on February 24, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh north of Beirut. (JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Palestinian Arab Idol TV show winners Yaacoub Shahin (L), Ammar Mohammed (C) and Amir Dandan (R) perform on stage during the final in the pan-Arab song contest on February 25, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Jury members and Arab singing stars Nancy Ajram (C) and Hassan al-Shafei take a selfie during a break in the last show before the final in the pan-Arab song contest Arab Idol on February 24, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh north of Beirut. (JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Palestinian Arab Idol TV show winner Yaacoub Shahin (C) performs is congratulated on stage during the final in the pan-Arab song contest on February 25, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahhab performs on stage during the final show of the pan-Arab song contest 'Arab Idol' on February 25, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh north of Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Palestinian Arab Idol TV show winners Yaacoub Shahin (C), Ammar Mohammed (L) and Amir Dandan (R) perform on stage during the final in the pan-Arab song contest on February 25, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
The jury of the Arab Idol TV show take part in a tribute for Kuwait national day during the last show before the final in the pan-Arab song contest on February 24, 2017 at MBC studios in Zouk Mosbeh north of Beirut. (JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate 'Arab Idol' win
Palestinians celebrate in the biblical town of Bethlehem as they cheer for their countryman and Arab Idol contestant Yaacoub Shahin, who won the 2017 edition of the pan-Arab song contest on February 25, 2017. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)