VIDEO: Yacoub Shaheen from Palestine wins Arab Idol 4

Palestinian contestant Yacoub Shaheen has won the fourth season of Arab Idol. Millions tuned in to watch him compete against fellow compatriot Amir Dandan and Yemeni singer Ammar Mohammad.

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Shaheen followed in the footsteps of Mohammed Assaf, the winner of season 2 in 2013, and has become the second Palestinian to win the title.

Thousands showed up in Bethlehem where a screen was set up at the Nativity Square.

Mabrouk ya Yacoub!