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Song misrepresents Israeli cities as "Palestine" at Fatah event

Singer Manal Musa: "Oh flying bird, circling round,
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,
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 slightly different versions on official PA media channels. The full lyrics of this version of the song misrepresent the following places in Israel as in “Palestine”: Safed, Tiberias, Acre, Haifa, Nazareth, Beit Shean, Jaffa, and Ramle. The full lyrics name the following places in the PA: Jenin, Nablus, Tulkarem, and Ramallah. The song has been rebroadcast repeatedly on official PA TV, official PA TV Live and on the official PA radio station, The Voice of Palestine, since 2011. This version by singer Manal Musa originally aired on Jan. 17, 2013 and was rebroadcast April 5, May 26, July 5, Aug. 8, 10, Oct. 27, Dec. 12, 17, and 21, 2013.

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