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World Cup trophy visits Palestinian territories

Thousands of Palestinian football fans took photographs with the World Cup trophy Monday as it tours the globe ahead of this summer's tournament in Russia.

Palestine ahead of Israel in latest FIFA rankings

Palestine's football team achieved its highest ranking in history Thursday, rising above Israel in the FIFA world rankings for the first time.

Palestinians say FIFA cowed by Israel over dispute

The Palestinian football chief on Sunday accused FIFA's leadership of bowing to Israeli pressure to stay out of a dispute between Israel and the Palestinians over play in the occupied West Bank.

FIFA fails to take decision in Israel-Palestinian dispute

FIFA's leadership refused Friday to intervene in a dispute between Israel and the Palestinians over football in the occupied territories, opening up a likely confrontation at the international sports tribunal.

Palestine League

Israel bans 10 Palestinian players from match

Israel has barred 10 Palestinian footballers from travelling from Gaza to the West Bank to play in Friday's Palestine Cup final second leg, their club said.

International Friendly

Palestinian football chief hits out at Netanyahu over West Bank clubs

Any attempt by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to pressure FIFA over the issue of Israeli clubs in the West Bank was unprecedented, Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub said Monday.

FIFA proposals on Israel settlements fall short: Palestinians

Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub on Monday renewed calls for FIFA to exclude Israel over games played in settlements on occupied land, expressing disappointment at the world's body's recommendations.

WC Qual. Europe

UN vote against Israeli settlements boosts FIFA pressure: HRW

A UN resolution condemning settlements has raised pressure on FIFA to take action against Israeli football clubs based in the occupied West Bank, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

WC Qual. Asia

Palestinian chief says could take Israel to sports court

The Palestinian football chief told AFP Tuesday he would appeal to the world's top sports court if FIFA fails to punish Israel over clubs based in the occupied West Bank.

World Cup

Palestinians urge FIFA to act on settlement clubs

The Palestinian Football Association on Wednesday reiterated a call for FIFA to act against Israeli clubs based in settlements in the occupied West Bank, a day ahead of a key meeting.

Palestinian youths march on settlement in message to FIFA

Palestinian children marched on an Israeli settlement to play football there on Tuesday, in a protest ahead of a key FIFA meeting to discuss teams from Israeli settlements.

World Cup

Sexwale vows push for free movement of Palestinian footballers

FIFA presidential hopeful Tokyo Sexwale pledged on Wednesday to push for free movement for Palestinian footballers during a visit to the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

WC Qual. Asia

Palestine hosts World Cup qualifier for first time

The Palestine football team played a World Cup qualifier at home for the first time on Tuesday, holding the United Arab Emirates to a goalless draw in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Palestine League

Palestinians say high-profile football playoff threatened

The fate of a high profile Palestinian football match was in doubt Friday with Gaza officials saying Israel was barring players from travel to the West Bank, a charge denied by the Jewish state.

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