Saber Riba’ee denies entering Israel
Tunisian singer Saber Riba’ee has denied circulating rumors that his passport is stamped with Israeli visas indicating that he has visited Israel numerous times.
The singer was recently in the West Bank Palestine where he held a grand performance and during a press conference he asserted that his passport is completely clean and has no Israeli stamp on it.
According to the London based daily, Al Sharq Al Awsat, Saber’s concert in the West Bank is a first of its kind by an Arabic singer since 1999, and over 10 thousand Palestinians attended the performance. All proceeds from the concert went to different Palestinian charities.
The singer was also given an honorary award from the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, whom Saber met wet the Presidential headquarters in Ramallah.
Saber expressed his honor and great joy at being given the opportunity of visiting Palestine and performing in it, adding that he is hoping there will be more concerts held in the future.