(L-R) Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, his half brother King Abdullah II of Jordan, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali follow the funeral cortege of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat as it makes its way to AlMaza military aiport in Cairo, 12 November 2004.
Falik used to wear a black and white chequered scarf (Palestine’s Yasser Arafat would wear a similar scarf). Bedouin headgear conveniently appropriated as a symbol of Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation. When I bought my own scarf, my father was puzzled
We wanted to create a new spin on reality TV - reality TV with a purpose ... For decades, Palestine has only had two presidents, Abu Amar (Yasser Arafat) and Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas), thus we hope this show drives the Palestinian people to truly have a democratic state. This show in itself models democracy in practice.
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