Netanyahu's Bid to Host Next Eurovision in Jerusalem Sparks Twitter Storm

Arab list for a boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Yesterday, voters also gave the thumbs-up to the uptempo song Toy - where the lyrics come from - paving the way for Israeli singer Netta Barzilai to win the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon in Portugal after she beat 25 other contestants.

The singer's quirky dance song Toy earnt 529 points, pipping Cyprus' entry Fuego to the winner's spot in the final stages of the competition.

The win is Israel's first since 1998 and fourth overall, according to AP.

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The ancient city is claimed by both Israel and Palestine as their capital, which are locked in a fundamental border conflict.

Now though, the entire world is going to hear about the Eurovision Song Contest because several conflicting geopolitical and socio-political narratives have congealed all at once and will continue to do so until next year's contest. The victory means Israel will host the event next year. Author J.K. Rowling was one notable celebrity who tweeted praise for Barzilai as a deserving victor.

Undeserved placing but possible return: The Dutch representative at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, Waylon, has reacted to his placing at the Grand Final of Saturday's competition, as well as his thoughts on the winning entry of the contest.

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Reportedly, Kushner has been assigned the task of restoring peace talks between Israel and Palestine, which came to a standstill following President Trump's divisive and most heated decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December a year ago.

Breaking years of U.S. neutrality on Jerusalem, Donald Trump announced his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, thus going out of sync with most nations on the issue. The Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state, a position with wide global backing. "We received another one last night with Netta's thrilling and suspenseful victory", he said.

"Jerusalem is mentioned in the Bible approximately 650 times. You stand for diversity and you bring fresh attractive light to the world. and thank you all for voting!"

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