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Israeli police have detained about 16 activists from the far-right La Familia group, after they attacked reporters, chanted anti-Arab slogans, and tried to attack people protesting against Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Saudi-backed bid for Newcastle United withdrawn: reports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Saudi-backed bid for Newcastle United withdrawn: reports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.

Violent attack on Israeli anti-government protesters leaves five hospitalised

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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 ...

World Cup host Qatar eyes up 2032 Olympics, Paralympics

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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.

CJ Werleman

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 ...

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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.

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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.

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

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Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear ...

Iran reports record one-day coronavirus death toll of 200

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Iran reports record one-day coronavirus death toll of 200

Iran announced the highest recorded number of Covid-19 deaths in a day, as the virus continues its deadly spread across the Middle East.

Dozen Iranian footballers test positive for Covid-19

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Dozen Iranian footballers test positive for Covid-19

Twelve Iranian football players from two seperate teams have tested positive for coronavirus.

Khaled A. Beydoun

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

Comment: Liverpool wingers Salah and Mane are scoring goals well beyond the football pitch, writes Khaled Beydoun.

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Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

A released photo and video broadcast by Iranian state television of the site showed a two-story brick building with scorch marks and its roof ...

Sarah Khalil

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

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UK parliament questions Saudi Arabia's Newcastle United takeover bid

A decision on Saudi Arabia's bid to buy English football club Newcastle United could be decided soon.

French-Tunisian businessman behind Marseille bid denies Saudi links

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French-Tunisian businessman behind Marseille bid denies Saudi links

French-Tunisian businessman Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi denied links he was operating as a Saudi intermediary in the ongoing bid to buy storied Ligue ...

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Premier League still mulling Saudi-led bid for Newcastle

The Premier League has not yet approved Saudi Arabia's takeover of Newcastle football team.

Mohamed Salah thanks Arab fans after winning Premier League

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Mohamed Salah thanks Arab fans after winning Premier League

Mohamed Salah, who becomes the second ever Arab national to have won the Premier League, thanked his fans in "my beloved country, Egypt, and ...

Students, faculty at risk in crisis-hit AUB

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Students, faculty at risk in crisis-hit AUB

With students struggling to pay fees and plans to dismiss up to 25% of its workforce, AUB has never edged closer to collapse.

Qatar reports first coronavirus death among World Cup workers

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Qatar reports first coronavirus death among World Cup workers

1,102 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among the World Cup workforce, according to a source.

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