First Palestinian wins Arab Idol singing contest

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 23, 2013 01:43

 
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Mohammed Assaf, 22-years-old from the Gaza Strip, became the first Palestinian to win the Arab Idol singing contest on Saturday night in Beirut.  

Amid his success on the program, Assaf will become a youth ambassador for the Palestine refugee agency UNRWA, according to Palestinian news agency Ma'an.

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