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UAE soccer association to sign agreement with Israel

UAE soccer association to sign agreement with Israel

UAE’s soccer association announces it will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Israeli soccer association on Monday in Dubai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 05:24
PA soccer chief loses appeal against FIFA suspension

PA soccer chief loses appeal against FIFA suspension

Court of Arbitration for Sport dismisses Jibril Rajoub's appeal against his year long ban from FIFA for "inciting hatred and violence".Elad Benari, 19/07/2019 06:36
US soccer women score big win…also for Trump

US soccer women score big win…also for Trump

Americans of all kinds, and from all over, rooted for those women as if they were our daughters.  Jack Engelhard, 10/07/2019 05:20
FIFA adopts PMW complaint against PA leader Rajoub

FIFA adopts PMW complaint against PA leader Rajoub

FIFA Ethics Committee notifies PA Football Association head Jibril Rajoub based on PMW evidence it has opened investigation against him.Mordechai Sones, 12/06/2019 06:00
Regev: 'UEFA scores own goal'

Regev: 'UEFA scores own goal'

Culture and Sport Minister attacks European Football Association demand not to broadcast Israeli team matches to Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 07/10/2018 18:43
'Inciting to murder Israelis didn't seem to bother FIFA'

'Inciting to murder Israelis didn't seem to bother FIFA'

Why was PA soccer head only booted from FIFA after his calls against Messi? 'When Rajoub incited to murder Israelis, FIFA was silent.'Benny Toker, 27/08/2018 13:17
Rajoub to appeal FIFA suspension

Rajoub to appeal FIFA suspension

Head of PA soccer federation says he will appeal FIFA’s year-long ban on him for inciting fans against Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.Ben Ariel, 26/08/2018 05:55
PA soccer chief criticizes FIFA suspension, blames Israel

PA soccer chief criticizes FIFA suspension, blames Israel

Jibril Rajoub says FIFA decision to suspend him for one year is based on misinformation based in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/08/2018 01:07
Why Gazan soccer fans could not find a FIFA team to support

Why Gazan soccer fans could not find a FIFA team to support

The 1917 Balfour Declaration has never been forgotten or forgiven by the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and Hamas, whose 2018 Gazan supporters do not want to root for a country that voted for it. David Singer, 24/07/2018 16:20
Internal Security Minister to Legal Advisor: Investigate Rajoub

Internal Security Minister to Legal Advisor: Investigate Rajoub

Erdan details Rajoub's activity to prevent soccer match between Israel and Argentina, adding quotes including incitement to attacks.Mordechai Sones, 19/06/2018 21:55
FIFA asked to ban anti-Israel Iranian soccer player

FIFA asked to ban anti-Israel Iranian soccer player

Soccer fans file complaint FIFA against Iranian forward who reposted Khamenei's anti-Israel tweet.Elad Benari, 19/06/2018 05:37
FIFA confirms taking action against PA soccer chief

FIFA confirms taking action against PA soccer chief

Governing body of soccer confirms disciplinary proceedings have started against Jibril Rajoub over his remarks against Messi.Elad Benari, 15/06/2018 06:06
'FIFA should give Rajoub a red card'

'FIFA should give Rajoub a red card'

Sports Minister praises FIFA for open disciplinary proceedings against PA soccer chief. 'No place for terrorists in soccer.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2018 18:59
FIFA to open disciplinary proceedings against Jibril Rajoub

FIFA to open disciplinary proceedings against Jibril Rajoub

FIFA votes against Palestinian Authority demand for sanctions, promises to open disciplinary proceedings against PA football chief.Orly Harari, 13/06/2018 14:06
Israel to file complaint with FIFA against PA

Israel to file complaint with FIFA against PA

Israel's soccer association accuses PA counterpart of intimidating Argentinian team's players into canceling friendly match in Israel.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2018 17:30
Fatah official: FIFA caved to Israeli pressure

Fatah official: FIFA caved to Israeli pressure

Jibril Rajoub, who heads the Palestine Football Association, blasts FIFA for failing to ban clubs based in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 28/02/2018 06:46
Sports court to hear PA's appeal on 'settlement' clubs

Sports court to hear PA's appeal on 'settlement' clubs

Court of Arbitration for Sport to hear Palestine Football Association's appeal against FIFA and its handling of complaint against Israel.Elad Benari, 07/11/2017 05:35
FIFA will not sanction Israel over 'settlement clubs'

FIFA will not sanction Israel over 'settlement clubs'

FIFA president announces the soccer body will not ban Israeli teams from Judea and Samaria as the PA requested.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/10/2017 21:09
FIFA opens disciplinary case against German federation

FIFA opens disciplinary case against German federation

FIFA opens disciplinary case against the German soccer federation after fans chanted Nazi slogans during a World Cup qualifying game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 05:37
FIFA to probe Iran's ban of two soccer players

FIFA to probe Iran's ban of two soccer players

Soccer's world governing body examining Iran's decision to ban two players who competed against an Israeli team.Elad Benari, 13/08/2017 06:40
Iranians blast ban of soccer stars who played against Israel

Iranians blast ban of soccer stars who played against Israel

Thousands of Iranians denounce Tehran regime's decision to blacklist Iranian soccer stars who played against Israel.JTA, 11/08/2017 12:04
Expert: Kick terror out of football

Expert: Kick terror out of football

Israel Institute for Strategic Studies senior associate writes scathing letter condemning FIFA's blind eye to members' support of terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2017 12:41
PA asks court to force FIFA to ban 'settlement' clubs

PA asks court to force FIFA to ban 'settlement' clubs

Palestine Football Association asks world's top sports court to force FIFA to rule on the future of Israeli clubs in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 14/06/2017 04:39
PA soccer tournament glorifies arch-terrorist

PA soccer tournament glorifies arch-terrorist

PA soccer holds tournament named after terrorist responsible for murdering 125 - as FIFA weighs barring Israel for 'settlement teams.'Tal Polon, 14/05/2017 09:15
HRW: FIFA sponsoring games on 'stolen land'

HRW: FIFA sponsoring games on 'stolen land'

Human Rights Watch criticizes FIFA for delaying decision on Judea and Samaria teams.Elad Benari, 12/05/2017 05:07
FIFA votes in favor of Israel

FIFA votes in favor of Israel

FIFA Congress decides by large majority not to put Arab proposal to vote as Bahrain bans activist from raising Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 11/05/2017 17:11
FIFA delays decision on 'settlement' teams

FIFA delays decision on 'settlement' teams

FIFA says it's premature to make decision on the issue of Israeli teams in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/05/2017 05:37
Israel's answer to Jibril Rajoub

Israel's answer to Jibril Rajoub

Israeli legal organization files lawsuit against PA official Jibril Rajoub over his anti-normalization efforts and attacks on FIFA teams.Neri Weiss, 08/05/2017 21:32
FIFA - kick terrorism out of football

FIFA - kick terrorism out of football

The time has come to stop dealing with PLO attempts to eject Israel. FIFA must focus on PA exploitation of football to honor terrorists. Barry Shaw, 07/05/2017 11:21
FIFA mulling ultimatum to Israel over 'settlement clubs'

FIFA mulling ultimatum to Israel over 'settlement clubs'

FIFA considering giving Israel a six-month ultimatum to stop soccer games in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 24/04/2017 05:44
Israel lobbies FIFA on Judea and Samaria clubs

Israel lobbies FIFA on Judea and Samaria clubs

Israel launching diplomatic offensive against PA calls to ban soccer teams based in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 21/04/2017 06:44
PA official: Exclude Israel from FIFA

PA official: Exclude Israel from FIFA

PA soccer chief Jibril Rajoub renews calls for FIFA to exclude Israel over games played in “settlements”.Elad Benari, 04/04/2017 03:37
FIFA urged to act against Judea and Samaria soccer clubs

FIFA urged to act against Judea and Samaria soccer clubs

Human Rights Watch says UN resolution increases pressure on FIFA to take action against Israeli soccer clubs based in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 30/12/2016 05:06
Regev blasts PA for politicizing soccer

Regev blasts PA for politicizing soccer

Culture and Sport Minister meets FIFA representative to discuss Palestine Football Association's attempts to sanction "settlement clubs".Neri Weiss, 22/11/2016 05:43
PA threatens legal action over 'settlement clubs'

PA threatens legal action over 'settlement clubs'

Head of Palestine Football Association threatens to turn to sports court if FIFA fails to ban Israeli clubs in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 02/11/2016 05:42
FIFA postpones decision on 'settlement clubs'

FIFA postpones decision on 'settlement clubs'

World soccer’s governing body puts off a decision on Israeli clubs based in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/10/2016 23:58
PA urges FIFA to act on 'settlement clubs'

PA urges FIFA to act on 'settlement clubs'

Palestinian Football Association urges governing body to act to ban Israelis clubs in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 13/10/2016 05:34
New FIFA chief seeks resolution on 'settlements'

New FIFA chief seeks resolution on 'settlements'

New president of FIFA says he would make finding a resolution to the conflict over Israeli soccer teams in Judea and Samaria "a priority".Elad Benari, 07/10/2016 05:15
FIFA urged to stop games on 'stolen land'

FIFA urged to stop games on 'stolen land'

Human Rights Watch urges governing body of international soccer to quit sponsoring Israeli matches in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 27/09/2016 06:15
EU parliament goes after Judea & Samaria athletes

EU parliament goes after Judea & Samaria athletes

66 members of EU parliament send letter to FIFA President demanding that clubs stop operations in Judea & Samaria or be banned from IFA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2016 21:59
European MPs ask FIFA to ban 'settlement' clubs

European MPs ask FIFA to ban 'settlement' clubs

66 members of the European Parliament sign letter asking FIFA President to prevent clubs from Judea and Samaria from playing.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/09/2016 00:25
Malaysia refuses to host FIFA because of Israel

Malaysia refuses to host FIFA because of Israel

Hamas praises and blesses Malaysia for the decision.Hillel Fendel, 19/08/2016 15:48
PA soccer cup goes ahead

PA soccer cup goes ahead

Palestinian Cup in soccer to be decided Tuesday. It was postponed when Israel refused to let players in from Gaza due to security concerns.Ben Ariel, 02/08/2016 01:05
PA and far-left call for Israel's ouster from FIFA

PA and far-left call for Israel's ouster from FIFA

Far-left organization joins PA official Jibril Rajoub in calling for teams from 'settlements' to leave Israeli league or face consequences.Shimon Cohen, 27/07/2016 08:05
Regev asks FIFA to act against PA soccer chief

Regev asks FIFA to act against PA soccer chief

Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev calls on FIFA to take action against Jibril Rajoub, who advocated attacks against "settlers".Elad Benari, 22/10/2015 05:43
US Sends Extradition Request for FIFA Officials

US Sends Extradition Request for FIFA Officials

US extradition request for seven FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges in Zurich in May, as saga of 'systemic corruption' continues.Cynthia Blank, 02/07/2015 11:36
It's not about Soccer, Stupid. It's about Israel's Survival

It's not about Soccer, Stupid. It's about Israel's Survival

Mahmoud Abbas intends to destroy Israel. Plain and simple.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 05/06/2015 00:04
Regev: Being Quiet About PA Sports was a 'Mistake'

Regev: Being Quiet About PA Sports was a 'Mistake'

Israel should address the PA's cynical use of sports to promote terrorism like any other issue, Culture Minister Miri Regev says.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 03/06/2015 18:34
Rajoub Defends Dropped Bid Against Israel at FIFA

Rajoub Defends Dropped Bid Against Israel at FIFA

Jibril Rajoub says the motion to have Israel suspended from FIFA has not been completely dropped.Elad Benari, 03/06/2015 05:12
FIFA President Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

FIFA President Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

Sepp Blatter beat out rival and won fifth term last Friday, but today announces he will step down; move follows indictments of officials.Ari Yashar, 02/06/2015 20:18
Rajoub Blasted for Removing FIFA Bid

Rajoub Blasted for Removing FIFA Bid

Palestinian Arabs blast Palestinian Football Association head for dropping bid to have Israel suspended from FIFA: Rajoub: I don't care.Elad Benari, 01/06/2015 05:45
Rajoub: FIFA Suspension Still on the Table

Rajoub: FIFA Suspension Still on the Table

Palestine Football Association head clarifies he plans to move forward with having Israel suspended from FIFA.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 31/05/2015 06:06
Netanyahu Blasts PA 'Provocation' After FIFA Move

Netanyahu Blasts PA 'Provocation' After FIFA Move

Netanyahu welcomes PA's dropping of anti-Israel bid at FIFA, calls the move a "Palestinian provocation".Elad Benari, Canada, 29/05/2015 22:20
PA Drops Proposal to Ban Israel from FIFA

PA Drops Proposal to Ban Israel from FIFA

Israel's future in world soccer will be decided; pro Palestinians storm hall, throw red cards at Israeli delegation; reports of bomb scare.Tova Dvorin, 29/05/2015 16:23
'Israel Waging Just Struggle Against FIFA Ban'

'Israel Waging Just Struggle Against FIFA Ban'

Netanyahu issues statement amid FIFA vote on PA demand to ban Israel, noting PA move part of opposition to Israel's existence.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 29/05/2015 12:53
Herzog Speaks Out Against Banning Israel from FIFA

Herzog Speaks Out Against Banning Israel from FIFA

"Boycotting Israel would be a red penalty card for FIFA," says opposition chairman who says he supports Netanyahu on this issue.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 29/05/2015 03:43
PM: World Must Back 'Settlement Bloc' Construction

PM: World Must Back 'Settlement Bloc' Construction

Netanyahu says PA's soccer ban attempt against Israel will 'destroy FIFA,' says deterrence has been achieved in Gaza.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 28/05/2015 21:19