Hero's welcome for Arab Idol

Tens of thousands give rousing reception to winner of the popular singing contest in Gaza.

    From student to wedding singer then overnight superstar, Mohammad Assaf has seen one meteoric rise.

    The 22-year old Palestinian received a rousing welcome in Gaza after winning the Arab Idol singing contest.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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