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The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group accused of displacing Palestinians from East Jerusalem

The origin of the stray bullet that struck Lebanon's leading soccer player Mohammed Atwi was never determined.

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

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PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

FIFA sends condolences to Iraq for footballer Nazem Shaker

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FIFA sends condolences to Iraq for footballer Nazem Shaker

Nazem Shaker was announced dead earlier this week after contracting the novel coronavirus.

Emirati businessmen to invest in racist Israeli <em>football</em> club

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Emirati businessmen to invest in racist Israeli football club

Emirati businessmen are intending to invest in racist Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem, following a normalisation of ties between ...

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Messi enters brand partnership with Israeli AI firm

The Barcelona forward will promote a device that aids the blind and visually impaired.

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Premier League denies Newcastle's claim Saudi-led takeover was rejected

Newcastle United had said the English Premier League leadership had rejected a Saudi bid to take over the club, but the league says it could ...

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'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between ...

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World Cup host Qatar set to play Gold Cup

Qatar is only the second team from Asia invited to play in the Gold Cup.

Messi 'agrees £623 million deal' with UAE-owned Manchester City

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Messi 'agrees £623 million deal' with UAE-owned Manchester City

Lionel Messi could be preparing for an eye-watering £623 million move to Manchester City.

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Saudi, Qatar clubs in the race to sign Ozil

The Arsenal forward has been tipped to join a club in the Middle East.

Qatar says committed to workers rights after HRW report

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Qatar says committed to workers rights after HRW report

Human Rights Watch on Monday published a report accusing Qatar of failing to pay migrant workers, prompting Doha to strongly reject the ...

Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

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Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

Israeli police have detained about 16 activists from the far-right La Familia group, after they attacked reporters, chanted anti-Arab slogans, ...

Saudi-backed bid for Newcastle United withdrawn: reports

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Saudi-backed bid for Newcastle United withdrawn: reports

The controversial £300 million buy-out bid had been the subject of intense speculation since its announcement in 2019.

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Violent attack on Israeli anti-government protesters leaves five hospitalised

Two demonstrators were stabbed in the neck after suspected members of a far-right group attacked a protest outside the Israeli police chief's home with broken bottles and pepper spray.

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World Cup host Qatar eyes up 2032 Olympics, Paralympics

World Cup 2022 host, Qatar has announced its interest in bidding for the the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Fears for Uighur culture as scholars vanish in crackdown

At least 435 Uighur intellectuals have been imprisoned or forcibly disappeared since April 2017, according to the Uyghur Human Rights Project.

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India and China play political football with Muslims

Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes ...

'Egyptian king' Mo Salah lifts trophy in national flag

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'Egyptian king' Mo Salah lifts trophy in national flag

Wednesday's win for Liverpool was also a moment of pride for Egyptians around the world.

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Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long and volatile rivalry

Armenia and Azerbaijan are two republics that have been locked in decades of fighting.

Saudi Arabia permanently terminates licence for Qatar's beIN Sports

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Saudi Arabia permanently terminates licence for Qatar's beIN Sports

Saudi Arabia has permanently terminated the license of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports.

European <em>football</em> ban on Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City overturned

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European football ban on Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City overturned

Manchester City were banned from European football for two years after being accused of breaking funding rules.

Iraq Olympic <em>football</em> team goalkeeper found dead in car

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Iraq Olympic football team goalkeeper found dead in car

Karrar Ibrahim was found dead in his car in the Al-Saadoun area of the capital Baghdad on Friday, authorities confirmed.

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