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A crackdown on Egypt's 'TikTok girls' highlights who really matters in the eyes of the law. But it also shows their power, or at least, their potential.

Celebrities joined the campaign using the hashtag #do_not_execute in Persian, which was shared on social media platforms over five million times on Tuesday.

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

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.

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

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.

Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

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Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

The social media site confirmed it has permanently suspended the account of far-right provocateur Katie Hopkins for violating its hateful ...

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Egyptian gang caught raiding shop wearing Mo Salah masks

An armed gang of robbers was apprehended while wearing face masks of Egypt's most famous footballer.

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Turkish football player confesses to killing son in hospital

Former professional footballer Cevher Toktas turned himself into police and confessed to killing his 5-year-old son while in hospital ...

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Mesut Ozil donates $100,000 to feed Muslims during Ramadan

Footballer and philanthropist Mesut Ozil has donated enough money to provide iftar packages to some 16,000 Muslims observing Ramadan in ...

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Algerian rapper Soolking launches fundraising campaign for healthcare workers

The French-Algerian artist is raising money to help the coronavirus efforts in the North African country.

Five Syrian footballers suspected of catching coronavirus

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Five Syrian footballers suspected of catching coronavirus

The five players were originally diagnosed with the flu.

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Missing Algerian footballer 'drowned attempting to reach Europe'

Amin Khayther, who was reported missing more than a month ago, was allegedly found drowned after a boat he was on capsized.

Mo Salah to be immortalised at Madame Tussauds

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Mo Salah to be immortalised at Madame Tussauds

Premier League football star Mo Salah will be honoured with his own wax statue at Madame Tussauds in London.

Egyptian, 75-years-old, set to become world's oldest professional <em>footballer</em>

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Egyptian, 75-years-old, set to become world's oldest professional footballer

Once he makes his professional debut, Ezz El-din Bahader will be 23 years older than Japanese striker Kazuyoshi Miura, currently the world's ...

Mo Salah sparks controversy with Christmas tree photo

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Mo Salah sparks controversy with Christmas tree photo

Premier League footballer Mohamed Salah was both criticised and praised after he posted a picture of his family in front of a Christmas ...

Mesut Ozil deleted from Chinese computer football game

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Mesut Ozil deleted from Chinese computer football game

Chinese internet company NetEase will remove footballer Mesut Ozil from the computer game Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 over his ...

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Pompeo backs Ozil after criticism of China's Uighur persecution

Arsenal player, Mesut Ozil received support from an unlikely source on Sunday for his criticism of China's treatment of the minority Uighur Muslims.

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China censors Arsenal match following Ozil's prayer for Uighurs

China censored an Arsenal match after football star Mesut Ozil prayed for the Uigher Muslim minority.

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Chinese fans burn Arsenal t-shirts following Ozil's Uighur prayer

Chinese Arsenal fans lashed out at Ozil and burned his t-shirts after the player tweeted out a prayer for Uighur Muslims.

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Footballer Mesut Ozil shares heartfelt prayer for Uighurs

Football star Mesut Ozil shared a heartfelt prayer for the Uighur Muslims suffering in China, writing: 'Oh Lord, please help our brothers and ...

Mo Salah's family saves Egypt hospital from closure

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Mo Salah's family saves Egypt hospital from closure

Mohamed Salah's father promptly stepped in to fund vital machinery in the nearby hospital to which the footballer has previously ...

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Spanish TV will not bid for Super Cup rights

The Spanish football association (RFEF) announced on Monday that the four-team tournament will be held in Saudi Arabia for the first time.

Brazilian <em>footballer</em> Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

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Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho makes controversial visit to Haifa

Former Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho posted a picture of himself in the Israeli city of Haifa.

Mo Salah's shirtless shoot sparks 'modesty double standards' debate

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Mo Salah's shirtless shoot sparks 'modesty double standards' debate

A shirtless photo shoot involving Mo Salah and a lingerie model has sparked a deeper debate about modesty double standards in the Arab world.

Man pleads guilty to robbing Mesut Ozil

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Man pleads guilty to robbing Mesut Ozil

A thirty-year-old man has admitted to trying to rob Arsenal footballers Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac.

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