The journey Mousa has taken from her villages in Israel to the competition in Lebanon could comprise a television drama of its own. (AP Photo/MBC Press Office)
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1948 Palestinians risk arrest for Arab IdolTheir goal is to win Arab Idol, the Arab world's premiere television song competition. In the bitter conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors, 1948 Palestinians are stuck in the middle.In Beirut, they passed all three rounds of auditions and were chosen to be among the 26 final contestants from around the Arab world – the first time 1948 Palestinians have ever been selected for the show.Last year, Lina Makhoul, a 1948 Palestinian, won the Israeli edition of TV singing show The Voice, but her success has been confined to Israel.Some in the Arab world perceive Palestinians with Israeli citizenship as traitors.Mousa's sister, Sabren, said her family feels "100 percent" Palestinian.
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