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Monday, February 27, 2017

UK Column Monday 27/02/2017: The Best Documentary Short ISIS One

UK Column Monday 27/02/2017: The Best Documentary Short ISIS One. - YouTube


Rogue Mornings with "V" & CJ - Flight to Safety, Imbalances & Fort Knox Audit (02/27/17)

Rogue Mornings with "V" & CJ - Flight to Safety, Imbalances & Fort Knox Audit (02/27/17) - YouTube



Donetsk civilians under mortar shelling..Ukraine moving 'Grads' to Mariupol

Donetsk civilian district under Ukrainian mortar shelling - YouTube







Lugansk Defense Video Report, 27.2.2017







DPR and LPR demanding Ukraine to stop railway blockade








Ukraine is moving 'Grad' rocket launchers to Mariupol direction




Sorcha Faal says Russia Demands To Know Who’s Running America As Wednesday War Deadline Looms



Russia Demands To Know Who’s Running America As Wednesday War Deadline Looms

By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Western Subscribers

A sharply worded Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) report circulating in the Kremlin today is slamming the United States and demanding to know who is running America after an Obama regime official still employed at the US Department of State (DoS) stunningly blamed Russia for war actions committed by Neo-Nazi Ukrainian terrorists—and that comes in the midst of a looming Wednesday (1 March) deadline that could ignite this conflict into total war. [Note: Some words and/or phrases appearing in quotes in this report are English language approximations of Russian words/phrases having no exact counterpart.]







According to this report, on 21 February, and in a gross violation of the Minsk II Agreement that seeks to peacefully end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Neo-Nazi Right Sector forces (who are calling for total war) began an unprovoked assault on the water purification plant in Donetsk—and that began with Ukrainian military forces shelling this unarmed civilian facility.

The reason for these Neo-Nazi Right Sector terrorists targeting this water purification facility, this report continues, was to allow them to better correct their artillery and motor fire on territories of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR)—but after their briefly occupying this facility, were quickly repulsed by DPR forces yesterday (26 February).





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Immediately after these Neo-Nazi Right Sector terrorists were repulsed by DPR forces, however, this report notes, and without any warning, US Department of State spokesman Mark Toner, yesterday, publically slammed Russia and outlandishly stated that: “It is imperative that these (DPR) forces halt their attacks on civilian infrastructure, including the Donetsk water filtration station.”

Having been appointed to the US Department of State by former President Obama in 2015, this report details, spokesman Mark Toner has long been noted for his inability to tell the truth about anything—and that was most famously displayed this past August (2016) when he began laughing hysterically at the idea of transparency and democracy during an official press briefing.





As to why this Obama regime official was even speaking for the new Trump administration in the first place, this report continues, the MoFA has been unable to get any official US explanation of—and that is due to the chaos currently enveloping Washington D.C. that nearly 100 Ukrainian lawmakers have descended upon in their attempts to ascertain what exactly President Trump’s policies and actions are going to be.

Most fearful about President Trump’s actions toward Ukraine, this report notes, is that his administration appears to be putting this protracted on-and-off war on the global diplomatic backburner—and if this is so, will only increase the power of the Ukrainian Neo-Nazi Right Sector terrorists.







So feared, in fact, are these Neo-Nazi Right Sector terrorists, this report continues, was that even the leftist Washington Post was forced a fortnight ago to issue a warning that Ukraine “was playing with fire” by allowing them to exist—and who in their interviewing of one Right Sector Nazi leader about their ultimate goal received the shocking reply: “We’re Ukrainian partisans, politicians are scared that once war ends, we’ll return to Kiev and turn our guns on them. And we should. We need to.”





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But to the gravest crime being committed by these Right Sector Nazis, this report concludes, is their blockading of coal supplies from the DPR that has cost Ukraine $2 billion in foreign currency revenue—and that the DPR has just issued a ultimatum about warning that they will take control of Ukraine-run businesses in rebel-held areas if the Ukrainian government does not this illegal Nazi blockade by Wednesday, 1 March—and that should this occur, could be the spark that unleashes total war.





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EX CIA ROBERT DAVID STEELE INTERVIEW with Victurus Libertas

EXCLUSIVE - EX CIA ROBERT DAVID STEELE INTERVIEW PART 2 OF 3 -Open Source Solutions Strategy - YouTube







EXCLUSIVE - EX CIA ROBERT DAVID STEELE INTERVIEW PART 3 OF 3 - THE END GAME












Victurus Libertas VL says Folks, this is a mind blowing 3 part interview with Robert Steele. You will not hear some of this anywhere else but here on the internet. All I can say is WOW !!! We talk about multiple issues including the pedophilia epidemic in DC.

thers have started this petition, but I realized that I could at least alert some of you and ask that you please consider this 600 character petition.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/peti...

If you agree that the Deep State is our common enemy and that a Unity Act (I think they meant to include Electoral Reform Act in the body but in adhering to the character limit that got left on the cutting room floor) then I urge you to sign.

If you do sign, be sure to UNCLICK the button by the offer of unlimited White House spam or you will be inundated with crap.

Bless you all. I never thought a million people would read my memo, or that it would get into Trump's hands. Now we just have to get past Bannon's attempts to shut out diversity.

Please consider forwarding this to your networks. If you want something easy to share on social media, I have created the below post that has sharing buttons and also supporting linked references:

White House Petition for Unity Act Against the Deep State, Meeting with Ron Paul, Dennis Kucinich, Cynthia McKinney, & Robert Steele

Semper Fidelis,
Robert
if you think this is worthy, please use the share buttons at the bottom and also hashtag #unrig, note linked references below the fold.

USAWatchDog: Greg Hunter Interviews Robert Steele

I am informed that Trump has seen the memo, has asked others for comment, and that Steve Bannon is fighting against bringing anyone else in -- explicitly Cynthia McKinney and Dennis Kucinich -- or unrigging the system. They are going "all in" on a Republican Party that in my view is going to be destroyed by a bigger pedophilia scandal than that associated with John Podesta and willfully neglecting the 73% that did not vote for Trump, our legitimate but fringe president with all Deep State forces arrayed against him.

Eric Schmidt appears to be leading a RICO-like effort to shut down all pro Trump sites, Alex Jones lost 3.5M when AdRoll declared him a fake news site without due process, I have recommended that Alex hire Brendan Sullivan and Danny Sheehan together. I understand that Twitter is censoring most pro-Trump posts and emphasizing anti-Trump commentary and I see similar things happening on Wikipedia, Reddit, Google, and Facebook. Quite fascinating. I would love to see Sullivan take $1B in penatlies from these folks, with Danny doing his thing in suppport.

Here is the direct You Tube link if you do not want the reference links at Phi Beta Iota:

https://youtu.be/nfX5QhqbCpM

I would of course be glad if this were broadcast to SOF, MIL, LEA networks. We have two weeks before the violent American Spring emerges. We also need a RICO lawsuit against the social media censoring of pro-Trump commentary.

Very respectfully,
Robert David Steele
EOD USMC: 13 June 1976
EOD CIA: 15 August 1979

http://phibetaiota.net/2017/02/white-...


#France Blames Russia for Rise of Marine Le Pen and Nationalism

France Blames Russia for Rise of Marine Le Pen and Nationalism - YouTube


          





The French establishment warns Putin and the Russians will undermine their coming election. This is a repeat of what the political class and the establishment media did in the United States following the election defeat of Hillary Clinton despite a complete lack of evidence. On this episode of The Geopolitical Report, we turn the tables on the political elite and show how the US and the CIA have specialized in undermining foreign elections through subterfuge and violence.

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German tanks scare Russia off Lithuania

German tanks scare Russia off Lithuania - YouTube


           





Pravda Report's Some dozens of units of the German military equipment, including 20 Marder infantry fighting vehicles and 6 Leopard 2 tanks, have arrived in Lithuania. Equipment as well as 450 more soldiers of the Bundeswehr are to be deployed just 140km away from the Russian border. ‘The build-up of German forces thus has been finished and next week we may get down to drills,’ Torsten Stefan, representative of the Bundeswehr, claimed. The mission of German forces is meant for reinforcement of the NATO’s eastern flank, which was agreed by the Alliance in summer 2016. Under this initiative, four NATO battalions will be deployed in Poland, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.



The Austrian media has also pointed out ‘importance’ of this event. According to them, ‘a historical troops movement took place on Friday. German tanks have been deployed at the Russian border for the first time since the end of the WWII’. However, the Der Spiegel journalist Jakob Augstein expresses concern over attempts of such ‘intimidation’ of Russia and revival of the Cold War lexicon. Thus, the Bundeswehr is going to scare off Russia in the Baltic States, the German authorities intend to increase expenditure on defence, while popular media wonder whether Germany will have its own nuclear bomb.

#France's Prime Minister has vowed to launch a campaign against Marine Le Pen and her policies

'Actions of French PM against Le Pen won't be efficient' - frmr Sarkozy adviser - YouTube



France's presidential candidate Marine Le Pen attacks rivals, 'biased' media

French far-right pres. candidate Le Pen attacks rivals, 'biased' media - YouTube


          





French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has attacked her electoral rivals’ policies and accused the media of favoring her opponents.

Addressing her supporters in Nantes, Le Pen also accused centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron of being backed by banks and media groups who are campaigning hysterically for their darling. She claimed that the justice system was being used to influence the outcome of the election. Opinion polls show Le Pen lead in the first round of voting followed by Macron who is closing the gap on her. The polls say Le Pen would lose to Macron in the run-off vote. Both Le Pen and the Republicans’ candidate Francois Fillon are facing allegations of misusing public money.

CrossTalk Bullhorns: Media Wars

CrossTalk Bullhorns: Media Wars - YouTube


Ben Fulford says Battle to free humanity accelerates in US Japan Israel Korea and elsewhere



The world-wide takedown of the Khazarian mafia is accelerating with arrests, assassinations, information warfare, financial warfare and more esoteric forms of combat, according to multiple sources.

There is also a flare up of activity in Antarctica. Top US and Russian generals Joseph Dunford and Valery Gerasimov met on February 16th and “launched a combined US-Russian force steaming toward Antarctica after the cabal set off nuke,” according to Pentagon sources. This “nuke” is apparently the source of radiation being detected in various parts of the atmosphere and so there will be serious retaliation, other Pentagon sources said.

There are also reports that all civilian personnel are being evacuated from Antarctica and that large contingencies of special forces are arriving with state of the art scalar and other weapons technology.,

http://www.disclose.tv/news/mass_evacuation_of_antarctica_as_special_ops_and_military_moving_in/137988

Mass Evacuation Of Antarctica As Special Ops And Military …
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- UFOs & Aliens – Mass Evacuation Of Antarctica Happening Just Now. All Civilians and Scientists Being Flown Out. Special Operations And Military Moving In.This …

Pentagon sources are also saying the “Deep quake in Bolivia may have been a message to the Bushes in Paraguay and their drug lords in Peru and Bolivia.”

There is also a lot going on in Japan and Korea related to the Bush/Clinton Nazi faction’s allies the Unification Church, who have a ranch next to the Bush ranch in Paraguay.
The official government seal or chop (the Japanese equivalent of a Presidential signature) of Japan has passed into the hands of Crown Prince Naruhito and he immediately

started a major clean up, targeting the treasonous regime of Shinzo Abe in preparation for the start of a new age in that country. That is why all the Japanese newspapers suddenly started reporting a real estate scandal involving Abe and Defense Minister Tomomi Inada.

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/02/24/national/politics-diplomacy/akie-abes-message-pulled-website-school-tied-questionable-land-deal-ethnic-slurs/#.WLO27_Il8vk

Akie Abe’s message deleted from nationalist school’s website as PM’s wife gives up honorary title | The Japan Times

www.japantimes.co.jp

Akie Abe gives up her honorary title at a nationalist school making real estate and hate speech waves in Osaka that is also linked to defense chief Tomomi Inada.

There are also moves being made against high-level thugs like Tenzan Nakai, who once tried to get this writer to drink a glass of orange juice laced with amphetamines so he could film me appearing to be mentally unstable. The video of me on amphetamines would have then been used to convince the drug hating Asian secret societies to lift their protection of me so I could be killed, Sources close to Nakai also inform me he poisoned my webmaster Lisa with a cancer causing agent. A picture of him can be seen here:

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Other members of this Unification Church linked group of sub-contractors for the Satanists include Dr. Yoshiro Nakamatsu, the Dalai Lama, Prime Minister Abe, Finance Minister Taro Aso, the geisha murdering former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, according to multiple sources including members of various royal families.

This group, realizing that Abe’s goose is cooked, is now trying desperately to put in the politician Ichiro Ozawa as the next prime minister. Ozawa is one of the co-conspirators in the Fukushima nuclear and tsunami mass murder attack on Japan and is not going to be allowed anywhere near the Prime Minister’s office, right wing sources close to the emperor say.

Sources in Japanese military intelligence, meanwhile, say the payroll for all these Unification Church linked goons has been traced through several routes to the French branch of the Rothschild family, and to the Federal Reserve Board shareholders Jennie K. Scaife and David N. Scaife. Their foundation, among other things, financed the 911 linked Project for a New American Century. These are the people who called for a “New Pearl Harbour.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scaife_Foundations#Scaife_Family_Foundatio
Scaife Foundations – Wikipedia


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The Scaife Foundations refer collectively to three foundations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The three subdivisions are: the Allegheny Foundation, the Sarah Scaife …

Japan will soon be rid of all of these traitors and the US military and agency white hats are going after their paymasters like the Scaifes and the Rothschilds in the US and Europe. The Japanese intelligence sources also say the US military and agencies should take a close look at the activities of the Cabot family of Boston.

Japanese gangster sources (both Sumiyoshi and Yamaguchi) meanwhile say the head of the Satanist gangsters in California, and a person they have regularly done business with, is movie director Martin Scorsese. Scorsese was in the news last week making veiled threats of multiple assassinations of politicians.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4258760/Martin-Scorsese-speaks-Dublin-Ireland.html

Master film maker Scorsese releases latest film trailer …
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Martin Scorsese said ‘it’s a scary time’ for the world at an award ceremony in Dublin. He said the aftermath of the Iraq War ‘had created thousands and thousands of …

The purge of cabal stooges has proceeded further in South Korea where President Park Geun Hye has been removed from power and top Samsung group scion Jay Y. Lee has been put in jail.

http://www.reuters.com/article/southkorea-politics-samsung-group-choi-idUSL4N1F71RP

There is also a lot of intrigue taking place in North Korea. The world’s media is going full out on reporting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s elder brother Kim Jong Nam in Malaysia. The murder was carried out using VX gas, which is only produced by the US military industrial complex. However, it appears they only killed a body double because the real Kim Jong Nam has tattoos

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while the man killed in Malaysia does not. The official Chinese Xinhua News Agency is reporting the incident as the death of a person with the North Korean passport name of Kim Chol.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-02/26/c_136086425.htm

Sources in Chinese intelligence say the real Kim Jong Nam and his family have been taken to a safe location.

This may be why a planned trip by North Korean officials to the US has been cancelled. Asian secret society sources say their preferred candidate for Emperor of a United Korea is Kim Jong Nam’s eldest son, the Sorbonne educated Kim Han Sol,

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and not Kim Jong Un.

Meanwhile in Indonesia there is also a lot going on in terms of taking down the cabal. Here is what a CIA source in Indonesia had to say:

“It looks like the Indonesia government ( Jokowi backed by Xi Jinping) is putting the squeeze on PT Freeport and the Grasberg mine. Which actually means the certain cabal members known as the Nazi Bush/Clinton/ Rockefeller crime syndicate, are having their grapes squeezed hard.”

http://www.indonesia-investments.com/news/todays-headlines/mining-dispute-indonesia-arbitration-for-freeport-government/item7627

This maneuver is aimed at cutting off the cabal’s gold supply and thus their ability to continue to finance nefarious activities around the world.

In the Middle East meanwhile, the entire fake Zionist ISIS campaign is being wound down. “New National Security Adviser [H. R,] McMaster has already made his mark to neutralize Zionists with moves to block labeling the Iranian Republican Guard as a terror group,” Pentagon sources say. In a sign he is onto the entire ISIS scam McMaster said last week the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism” is unhelpful because terrorist organizations like ISIS represent a perversion of Islam, and are thus un-Islamic.

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/02/25/politics/nsa-radical-islamic-terror-term-unhelpful/index.html

This of course means that the takedowns of the real architects of terror, people like Benyamin Netanyahu and Jacob de Rothschild is imminent. US traitor John “ISIS” McCain, who has recently being leading the blame everything on Russia campaign, has been outed as having himself illegally asked the Russian government for donations.

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“When pedogate and Hillary arrests begin, this should free the USA from the death grip of the Jewish mafia,” the Pentagon sources say.

The fact that Trump had a meeting with leaders of anti-human trafficking organizations on February 21st is a public sign the pedophiles and the Jewish mafia in the US and Israel will be targeted, they say.

The death of Fox TV commentator J Alan Colmes “following a brief illness,” was a sign an attack on the corporate media whores in the US had begun, US intelligence agency sources say.

CIA sources meanwhile say the Trump regime is also going after the pharmaceutical companies. They say a secret executive order has been made and that arrests and assassinations of top pharmacidical industry criminals has begun. It is a good bet we will not be hearing from Bill Gates any more soon, the sources say.

Faced with this common Satanic enemy, the Anglo-Saxon people are uniting again. The United States is apparently about to join the 2 billion strong, English speaking Commonwealth of Nations. That will put them in a more than equal global position with China.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/89757691/white-houses-reaction-very-positive-as-queen-extends-us-an-invitation-to-join-commonwealth

In Europe too, action continues. The Dutch government has formally begun an enquiry into leaving the Euro while opinion polls show anti-Euro Marine Le Pen in a commanding lead in France. However, the biggest news in Europe last week came from Spain where top Spanish banker and former IMF boss Rodrigo Rato was sentenced to jail along with 64 other bankers.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-spain-corruption-idUSKBN1621JS

On the more esoteric side of things there has been huge battles in cyberspace between competing AIs, multiple sources agree. This battle is over both the control of finance and the control of information people receive and the Satanic faction is losing.
There are also media reports of witches getting together to cast spells against Donald Trump.

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/lana-del-rey-witchcraft-donald-trump-new-album-song-a7600826.html

Light-workers are counter-acting this with mass prayer and meditation. We have also received the following message from a very esoteric source:

“Satan has returned to the original creation and received absolution.” What this means is that what is going on now on the surface of the planet earth is a mopping up operation targeting lesser demons, this source says.

NASA recently announced that NASA that 7 habitable planets have been found only 40 light years away. NASA has also announced faster than light technology. These are signs the quarantine of the planet earth may soon be lifted and humanity will be free to expand exponentially into the universe. We shall soon see.

Earthquake Warning, Record Snow, Deadly Flood | S0 News Feb.27.2017

Earthquake Warning, Record Snow, Deadly Flood | S0 News Feb.27.2017 - YouTube


Sunday, February 26, 2017

Yemen/ Saudi update 2/27/2017..7 killed in fresh airstrikes in Yemen

7 killed in fresh airstrikes in Yemen















https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/video-saudi-airstrike-aimed-houthis-kill-civilians-near-taiz/

Saudi-led coalition air strikes killed and injured a number of citizens in al-Hamli in the district of Mawza, west of Taiz, on Saturday, according to local media reports that cite unnamed militant commanders.

Children were reportedly among the dead.









Yemeni military showed drones of its own production.






Houthis think that found the wreckage of a fighter aircraft F-16 Jordanian air force, crashed 24.02.2017 in the province of Najran. Saudi Arabia. Apparently this additional fuel tanks.






Yemeni Commander: Jordan's Fighter Jet Downed through Special Intelligence Operations


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A senior commander of Yemen's revolutionary committees disclosed that the downing of Jordan's F16 fighter jet on Saturday was the result of a sophisticated intelligence operation near the borders with Saudi Arabia. "The special intelligence operation to down the Jordanian fighter jet was conducted in coordination with the Yemeni army air force and ground defense units stationed along Yemen's common borders with Saudi Arabia overlooking the Najran region," Mohammad al-Shami told FNA on Sunday. He said the Jordanian warplane was eventually downed by Yemen's air defense unit, and warned, "The Saudi coalition should wait for more such operations in Southern Yemen." Informed military sources disclosed on Saturday that the Yemeni army and popular forces shot down a Saudi-led coalition fighter jet in the Kingdom's province of Najran.

"An F16 fighter jet of the Saudi-led Jordanian air force was downed by the Yemeni forces' air defense system in Najran province in Southwestern Saudi Arabia on Friday," the Arabic-language Sabanet news agency quoted a Yemeni military source as saying. The source did not provide any further detail about the downing of Jordan's F16 fighter jet. The news came as the Saudi-led command center had claimed that one of the coalition's warplanes had crashed due to technical fault. Jordan is a member-state of the Saudi-led coalition which are taking part in the war on the Yemeni people.

UN, Ansarullah reach consensus on holding fresh Yemen talks

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/un-ansarullah-reach-consensus-holding-fresh-yemen-talks/

The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, said on Monday that he had recently met with Ansarullah and the General People’s Congress leaders, and the two sides had agreed on talks in the Jordanian capital city of Amman on the formation of a ceasefire committee before the UN-sponsored peace talks later this year, Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network reported.

Yemeni sources say the talks on the ceasefire committee will last a week, and UN experts in addition to representatives from the Ansarullah movement and the Saudi-backed former Yemeni regime will head to Saudi Arabia once a truce agreement has been struck in Amman.

The UN envoy said earlier that the talks in Jordan would deal with the technical aspects of the ceasefire committee, and political issues are excluded from the forthcoming negotiations.

UN warns about situation in Yemen




Senator McCain's $1M donation from Saudi Arabia revealed

Palestinian/ Israeli update 2/26/2017..Palestinian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol song contest

US mulling over relocating embassy to al-Quds



UN slams Israel for 'lenient sentence' handed down to soldier




Palestinian Christian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol









https://www.yahoo.com/news/arab-idol-talent-show-win-sends-palestinians-raptures-211049899.html





Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate the victory of their compatriot Yaqoub Shaheen on Saturday in "Arab Idol", a hugely popular Middle East television talent show on the Dubai-based channel MBC1. This year's final, filmed in Lebanon, was between a Yemeni, Ammar Mohammed, and two Palestinian competitors, Shaheen from Bethlehem and Ameer Dandan from the town of Majd al-Krum in Israel but resident in the United States. After he was named as the winner, Shaheen performed a patriotic song while wearing the Palestinian flag on his shoulders, singing the line: "My pledge and my oath, my blood is Palestinian".



In Gaza and in the occupied West Bank thousands of people had filled restaurants and street coffee shops, many of them having reserved their seats in advance, in order to watch the final on large public screens. "It is a national day. A national historic day for Palestine," said Mohammed Abu Ali, 40, sitting with his wife and three children in a cafe in Gaza watching the final. People watching the show in public hugged one another, cheered and whistled as Shaheen was named the 2017 Arab Idol. Dozens of taxi drivers touring the streets across Gaza honked their horns and played some of the songs performed by the winning singer during the weeks-long program. The winner of the show, based on the British show "Pop Idol", is chosen by the audience, which votes by text message. Palestinian and Yemeni politicians urged supporters to vote in support of their favored candidates and phone companies offered special deals to encourage voting.



On Friday, the first night of the final, a high-profile Palestinian delegation led by the president's son attended the show at the MBC studios in Beirut. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who was also in Lebanon for an official visit, hosted the three finalists at his embassy's residence. Inside the studio many Yemenis were also present for the final, wearing traditional clothes in support of Mohammed and chanting and dancing, but to no avail. "There are faces of victory, political and musical. Today it is musical, but we hope one day we will have our political victory," said Abu Ali, the Palestinian man celebrating with his family in Gaza.