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Children sing: Tiberias, Acre, Haifa, and Jaffa are in "my country Palestine"

PA TV host: “Tell me, what do you like to do? What are your hobbies?”
Boy: “Singing is my hobby…”
Host: “Good, so go ahead, sing something for us.”
Boy: “I’m singing [a song by Arab Idol winner] Muhammad Assaf”
Host: “You want to sing a Muhammad Assaf song? What will you sing?”
Boy: “Oh, Flying Bird…”
“Oh flying bird, circling around
My eyes protect you and Allah keeps you safe…”
[Band joins in and several children sing]
“Oh flying bird, circling around
My eyes protect you and Allah keeps you safe
By Allah, oh traveling [bird], I burn with envy.
My country Palestine is beautiful.
Turn to Safed, and then to Tiberias,
and send regards to the sea of Acre and Haifa.
Don't forget Nazareth - the Arab fortress,
and tell Beit Shean about its people's return.
My country Palestine is beautiful."
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Note: This song has been broadcast in at least five other slightly different versions on PA TV. The full lyrics of the different versions of this song misrepresent the following places in Israel as "Palestine": Jaffa, Ramle, Safed, Tiberias, Acre, Haifa, Nazareth, Beit Shean, and Be'er Sheva, and mention the following places in the PA: Jenin, Nablus, Tulkarem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron, Jericho, and Gaza. The different versions of this song have been rebroadcast dozens of times on PA TV and PA TV Live since 2011.

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