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Agreement Reached for Israel-'Palestine' Match

Agreement Reached for Israel-'Palestine' Match

FIFA President Sepp Blatter tells journalists Israeli PM agreed to facilitate friendly match at some point 'in future.'Ari Soffer, 19/05/2015 21:40
Bibi Blasts PA's 'Politicization of Football'

Bibi Blasts PA's 'Politicization of Football'

In meeting with FIFA head Sepp Blatter, PM attacks PA attempts to ban Israel; 'If you politicize it once, you politicize it for everyone.'Ari Soffer, 19/05/2015 18:52
Israel Slams 'Cynical' PA Bid to Oust it from FIFA

Israel Slams 'Cynical' PA Bid to Oust it from FIFA

Israel Football Association chief notes PA push has 'nothing to do with sports' and could set dangerous precedents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2015 15:08
FIFA President Asks Israel to Make Concession

FIFA President Asks Israel to Make Concession

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he hopes to head off a vote to suspend Israel, but also urges Israel to make a concession.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/05/2015 00:45
Rajoub Vows to Push Ahead with Israel Ban

Rajoub Vows to Push Ahead with Israel Ban

Palestinian Football Association head vows to push ahead with efforts to have Israel suspended from FIFA.Ben Ariel, 11/05/2015 06:16
FIFA Pres. Rejects PA Bid to Ban 'Racist' Israel

FIFA Pres. Rejects PA Bid to Ban 'Racist' Israel

Soccer federation president dismisses says ban would 'harm the whole organization,' ahead of meeting with PA minister Jibril Rajoub.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2015 11:10
FIFA Reiterates Qatar Will Host World Cup

FIFA Reiterates Qatar Will Host World Cup

Despite a report indicating corruption, FIFA’s president says it would take "an earthquake" for Qatar not to host the 2022 World Cup.Ben Ariel, Canada, 19/12/2014 21:56
Did FIFA Cancel Qatar's Hosting of 2022 Games?

Did FIFA Cancel Qatar's Hosting of 2022 Games?

German newspaper quotes FIFA president as saying that Qatar won't host 2022 World Cup, but FIFA denies the report.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2014 05:14
'Palestine' Soccer Player Uses Position for Hamas

'Palestine' Soccer Player Uses Position for Hamas

Sport Minister writes to FIFA, calls for condemnation of reports that player met Hamas terrorist abroad, got money and messages.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 10/06/2014 17:57