A banner depicting Mohammed Assaf, a contestant in Arab Idol, is seen on a building in the West Bank city of Ramallah

 
A banner depicting Mohammed Assaf, a contestant in Arab Idol, is seen on a building in the West Bank city of Ramallah
A banner depicting Mohammed Assaf, a contestant in the TV talent show 'Arab Idol', is seen on a building in the West Bank city of Ramallah May 13, 2013. The fractious factions in the Gaza Strip and across the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories have found one voice to unite behind - the 22-year-old youth, Mohammed Assaf, from Gaza singing songs about a lost homeland on the Middle East's version of 'American Idol'. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman