Posts Tagged “football”

How Soccer is Becoming a Major Player for Qatar Soft Power

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How Soccer is Becoming a Major Player for Qatar Soft Power

How Soccer is Becoming a Major Player for Qatar Soft Power France football/soccer, a new direction for Doha to seed influence and international presence By Abdennour Toumi Neymar’s transfer from F.C Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain is good news for the club, the city, and the Qatari Royal family, according to the French media and political…

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Urge FIFA to drop illegal Israeli soccer teams

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Urge FIFA to drop illegal Israeli soccer teams

Urge FIFA to drop illegal Israeli soccer teams. FIFA urged to take action against soccer clubs representing illegal settlements in the Israeli occupied West Bank. Arab American Institute leads campaign to urge FIFA to adhere to its rules banning clubs organized on occupied territories that discriminate on the basis of religion and/or race Ahead of the…

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UEFA Euro 2016: Fraternity, Unity and Diversity

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UEFA Euro 2016: Fraternity, Unity and Diversity

UEFA Euro 2016: Fraternity, Unity and Diversity. France’s squad footballers cultural and ethnic origin, particularly for second and third generation football stars immigrants are victims of institutionalized racism. By Abdennour Toumi The UEFA Euro 2016 championship edition is one of world soccer’s most watched events. France is the hosting country and the most favored to win…

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Algerians salute Palestinian football team

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Algerians salute Palestinian football team

Algerians salute Palestinian football team Algerian football players and fans salute the struggle of the Palestinian people during a soccer match between the Algerian Olympic football team and the Palestinian Football team, played in Algeria. By Mohammed Asad Palestinians in the Gaza Strip watch on big screens a friendly football (soccer) match between the Palestinian…

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Controversy plagues Arab Quartback Manziel

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Controversy plagues Arab Quartback Manziel

Johnny Manziel, the American Arab of Lebanese and Italian heritage, was on a fast track to fame as quarterback for the Cleveland Browns professional football team. But Manziel couldn’t seem to get his personal life in order, and a series of controversies including physical altercationsreportedly pushed the team to drop him this year By Ray Hanania Fewer than…

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Soccer unites China, UAE in seeking global ambitions

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Soccer unites China, UAE in seeking global ambitions

A $400 million sale by a senior member of the UAE ruling family of a 13 percent stake in Manchester City FC to China highlights the importance of soccer in the two countries’ ambitions to project themselves on the international stage.

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