Added on 07/06/2013
Asia , Avi Luzon , BDS , Boycott Divestment and Sanctions , Boycotts of Israel , Cederovtala tutun ATSC , Football , Gaza Strip , Human rights in Israel , Human rights in the Palestinian territories , Israel , Israel and the apartheid analogy , Israeli Football Association , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Mahmoud Sarsak , Middle East , Omar Barghouti , Politics , Sports , UEFA , War/Conflict , Western Asia , Zionism
JONATHAN COOK: Israelis are basking in the warm glow of playing host to a major international sporting event. Is it though the beginning of a South African style campaign focused on sport?
Added on 03/12/2012
James M. Dorsey
Ahmed Harara , America , Asian Football Confederation , Avi Luzon , BBC , FIFA , Football , Gaza , Hamas , Islamic Jihad , Israel , Israel Football Association , Israeli army , Jibril Rajoub , Mahmoud Sarsak , Mediterranean , Michel Platini , national team player , Palestine , Palestinian Football Association , Palestinian Territories , President , Sepp Blatter , Soccer , UEFA
JAMES M. DORSEY: Four young Palestinian footballers were killed in a bombing during Israel’s assault on Gaza. Enough is enough, say some top footballers.
Added on 09/10/2012
James M. Dorsey
Barcelona , BBC , Europe , Fatah , FIFA , Football , Gaza , Gaza City , Gaza Strip , Hamas , Human Rights Watch , Islamic Jihad , Israel , Jerusalem , Jibril Rajoub , Madrid , Mahmoud Abbas , Mahmoud Sarsak , Middle East , New York , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , Palestinian Football Association , Palestinian national movement , President , Ramallah , Real Madrid , Soccer , Spain , UEFA , United Nations , West Bank
JAMES M. DORSEY: Palestinians of all ages are huge fans of the Spanish football giants Barcelona FC. When Hamas called for a boycott of their match this week it fell on deaf ears.
Added on 10/06/2012
California , Cartoons , Culture , Hana Shalabi , Mahmoud Sarsak , Palestine , United States
ALISON DEGER, MONDOWEISS: His sketches are striking and pack a political punch. Let me introduce you to Husam Zakharia.