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World Cup 2022 in Qatar lists ‘Israel’ as 'Occupied Territories'

Thousands of Israeli fans traveling to Qatar for the World Cup have been listed as coming from the 'Occupied Territories, Palestine'.

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Qatar to welcome Israeli World Cup fans despite Iran threats

A rabbi who negotiated Israelis' participation in the international event says the Gulf state will be 'most welcoming' to Jewish attendees.

Qatar to welcome Israeli World Cup fans despite Iran threatsplayer

Israel proposes direct flights to Qatar

Tens of thousands of Israelis expected to travel out for 2022 World Cup in Arab state.

Israel proposes direct flights to Qatar

Former Arab MK aims to ban Israelis from World Cup

Azmi Bishara, former Arab MK who spied for Hezbollah, aims to ban Israelis from World Cup.

Former Arab MK aims to ban Israelis from World Cup

Will Israeli soccer fans be safe at the Qatar World Cup?

'Israelis need to remember that Qatar is not a 'friendly' destination,' security expert Maj. Gen. (ret.) David Tsur tells Israel Hayom.

Will Israeli soccer fans be safe at the Qatar World Cup?

NY rabbi to advise Qatar on welcoming Jews to the 2022 World Cup

Gulf Arab state taps rabbi to help country host Jewish fans to World Cup.

NY rabbi to advise Qatar on welcoming Jews to the 2022 World Cup

European soccer lifts ban on airing World Cup in Judea, Samaria

Public broadcaster will be allowed to air preliminary games of the World Cup and Euro 2020 - including in communities of Judea and Samaria.

European soccer lifts ban on airing World Cup in Judea, Samaria

Watch: Netanyahu cheering at World Cup semi-final

PM and his wife attend World Cup semi-final match together with two children who are fighting cancer.

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Netanyahu couple fulfills dream

Prime Minister and wife surprise two children and invite them to join them at World Cup semi-finals tonight in Moscow, Russia.

Netanyahu couple fulfills dreamplayer

Netanyahu to attend World Cup final?

Vladimir Putin reportedly invites Israeli PM to attend soccer World Cup final in Moscow.

Netanyahu to attend World Cup final?

British soccer fans thrown out of Russia after Nazi salute

Soccer fan receives 5-year ban on attending games after singing anti-Semitic songs, performing Nazi salute.

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Israeli soccer fans harassed at World Cup in Moscow

Hecklers chase, curse, Israelis at World Cup matches in Russia.

Israeli soccer fans harassed at World Cup in Moscow

Billionaire helps brings ill Israeli kids to World Cup

Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich donates large sum to help bring children with serious illnesses to see soccer World Cup.

Billionaire helps brings ill Israeli kids to World Cup

Watch: Moroccan fans enraged by Israeli flag

World Cup: After Morocco booted from tournament with loss to Portugal, its fans try to tear Israeli flag waved by Israeli fans.

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Why Israel-lovers should care about the World Cup

Josh Halickman, thinks that even though Israel has not made the tournament since 1970, people who love the Jewish state should be watching.

Why Israel-lovers should care about the World Cupplayer

FIFA asked to ban anti-Israel Iranian soccer player

Soccer fans file complaint FIFA against Iranian forward who reposted Khamenei's anti-Israel tweet.

FIFA asked to ban anti-Israel Iranian soccer player

World Cup reaches zoo

Caretakers at Ramat Gan Safari perform special activity for lions with soccer ball, leading to fascinating results.

World Cup reaches zooplayer

How geopolitics keeps Israel out of World Cup contention

Israel's expulsion from soccer league hosting most Middle East nations hamper country's ability to progress towards World Cup.

How geopolitics keeps Israel out of World Cup contention

Russia: Avoid attacks during World Cup

Russia informs countries involved in Syria fighting, including Israel, it expects 'low profile' maintained during tournament.

Russia: Avoid attacks during World Cup

'Why should murderers in prison watch the World Cup?'

Father of terror victim says IPS may decide to ignore Internal Security Minister's directive to stop Hamas members from watching World Cup.

'Why should murderers in prison watch the World Cup?'

'Hamas terrorists won't be watching the World Cup'

Internal Security Minister instructs prison service to block soccer World Cup from TV watched by Hamas prisoners.

'Hamas terrorists won't be watching the World Cup'

Buenos Aires presents exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust

An exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust is on display at one of Buenos Aires' biggest stadiums.

Buenos Aires presents exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust

Israel to provide free broadcast of World Cup to Arab states

Israeli national broadcaster to provide free Arabic coverage across Middle East of world's largest sporting event.

Israel to provide free broadcast of World Cup to Arab states

ISIS threatens World Cup finals

Terror group uses chilling image of Barcelona star Lionel Messi crying blood to threaten biggest soccer event in the world.

ISIS threatens World Cup finals

Police: World cup stadium invader did not carry knife

Israeli media reported 1 of the 6 fans who entered the field in Israel-Spain qualifying match and rand towards Spanish player had a knife.

Police: World cup stadium invader did not carry knife

Israeli rowing team wins World Cup bronze

Israel's paralympic coxed quad comes 3rd in the World Cup.

Israeli rowing team wins World Cup bronze

World Cup qualifier: ISIS planned attack on Israeli team

After ISIS planned attack, Albanian soccer turns to FIFA with a request to change the location of Albania’s upcoming match against Israel.

World Cup qualifier: ISIS planned attack on Israeli team

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.

FIFA President Reiterates Qatar Will Host 2022 World Cup

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.

Did FIFA Cancel Qatar's Hosting of 2022 Games?

FIFA World Cup May Move from Qatar

FIFA executive says 2022 World Cup may be moved to colder climates, as pressure over Qatar's 'terror money' mounts.

Weather or Terror? FIFA World Cup May Move from Qatar

MK: Hopeful World Cup Won't Be in Qatar

More officials from around the world want to move the World Cup games from Hamas sponsor Qatar.

MK: Hopeful World Cup Won't Be in Qatar

ISIS Calls on World Cup Star Messi to 'Join Jihad'

Sunni Islamists in Iraq praise Argentina's Lionel Messi for beating Iran in dramatic World Cup goal, invite to 'join the jihadist call.'

ISIS Calls on World Cup Star Messi to 'Join Jihad'

Neo-Nazi Infiltrates World Cup, FIFA Does Nothing

Report: Eyewitnesses say neo-Nazi displaying anti-Semitic insignia at Germany-Ghana game stopped by infielder, not security.

Nazi Sympathizer Rushes Field at World Cup, FIFA Does Nothing

Iranians at World Cup Show Love for Israel

Video: Iranians interviewed by Israel's Channel 2 expressed opinions very different from their leadership.

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Lebanese Football Fans Watch World Cup in Hebrew

Sometimes, fanaticism can bring people closer... for a while at least.

Why Are Lebanese Football Fans Watching the World Cup in Hebrew?

Israeli Drone Helps Nab Brazilian Drug Kingpin

Israel's booming defense sales to Brazil helping the country crack down on violent crime in the run-up to World Cup.

Israeli Drone Helps Nab Brazilian Drug Kingpin

Nike's World Cup Video Slammed as Anti-Semitic

World Zionist Federation demands explanations over cartoon in which the symbol of evil looks like a Star of David.

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Jerusalem Studio Video Explains World Cup Fever

The World Cup is upon us, starting Thursday. Rogatka's short animated video explains all you need to know.

Jerusalem Studio Video Explains World Cup Feverplayer

The Jewish Connection to the World Cup

A Jewish couple will connect Jews to Jewish culture at 2014 World Cup in Brazil; Israeli security company will guard it.

The Jewish Connection to the World Cup

Shrinking Socks Irk Iranian Soccer Players

Members of Iran's World Cup team complain that they have been supplied with faulty equipment.

Shrinking Socks Irk Iranian Soccer Players