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The Iranians will never forget or forgive Qatar!

The young generation in Iran will never forget or forgive Qatari flagrant support for silencing their public statements at the games. Op-ed.

The Iranians will never forget or forgive Qatar!

Egyptian TV host: Why should gays have any rights?

While the world is focused on Qatar's infringements on gay rights at the World Cup, some in the Arab world question these rights altogether.

Egyptian TV host: Why should gays have any rights? player

Qatar to Israelis: 'Downplay your identity'

One fan told Israeli media that he wasn't willing to be interviewed because Jews are 'not blessed'.

Qatar to Israelis: 'Downplay your identity' player

Tough decision: FIFA World Cup, or watching paint dry

For the games that I watched, so you wouldn’t have to, the announcers were having difficulties telling the players apart. Op-ed.

Tough decision: FIFA World Cup, or watching paint dry

Watch: Netanyahu congratulates Saudis over World Cup victory

Likud chairman speaks to Saudi blogger and Israel fan Mohammed Saud, after Saudi Arabia defeated Argentina in the World Cup.

Netanyahu congratulates Saudis over World Cup victoryplayer

FIFA hosts Kill All Jews League on its official World Cup website

After typing "Jew" on FIFA's World Cup fantasy page I came across a league called Kill All Jews set up by someone named "Kneegah." Op-ed.

FIFA hosts Kill All Jews League on its World Cup website

FIFA bans LGBT armbands at World Cup

England, Wales, and other European nations have been warned that wearing the OneLove symbol will result in severe penalties.

FIFA bans LGBT armbands at World Cupplayer

Watch: FIFA boss accuses West of "hypocrisy" in World Cup speech

FIFA president says the West should spend the 'next 3,000 years' apologizing for all the wrongs committed against the Muslim world.

Watch: FIFA boss accuses West of "hypocrisy" in World Cup speechplayer

Historic Agreement: Direct flights between Israel and Qatar during World Cup

Israel reaches agreement with FIFA and the World Cup organizers to hold direct flights for Israelis to attend the soccer games.

Direct flights between Israel and Qatar during World Cup

New Qatar World Cup controversy over homosexuality comments

A Qatar World Cup ambassador says homosexuality amounts to "damage in the mind", in an interview days before the start of the tournament.

New Qatar World Cup controversy over homosexuality comments player

Would banning Iran from World Cup prove counterproductive?

FIFA is facing calls to disqualify the Iranian team over the government crackdown on protests but will the players join in on the dissent?

Would banning Iran from World Cup prove counterproductive?player

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 French multicultural football nightmare

The French multicultural football nightmareplayer

Spanish soccer team's Western Wall visit sparks uproar

Spanish soccer players mobbed by fans at Western Wall, slammed by Arabs over trip to Jewish holy site.

Spanish soccer team's Western Wall visit sparks uproar

It's OK to Spin for Terrorists, but Not the World Cup

It's OK to Spin for Terrorists, but Not the World Cup player

Israeli Drones Will Guard Brazil World Cup

Brazilian Air Force contract given to Elbit's Hermes 900 drone to guard 2014 FIFA World Cup Games.

Israeli Drones Will Guard Brazil World Cup