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Israel players appeal to FIFA over possible ban

So did politics enter their heads when they decided to limit Palestinian football players movement? You reap what you sow, Israel. We hope that FIFA does indeed ban you for the transgressions you have done to the Palestinian players!

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WATCH: Israel players appeal to FIFA over possible ban

‘We leave the politics aside to play football,’ say soccer players ahead of vote that could push Israel out of FIFA.

i24news, AFP

Published:  05.24.15, 12:51 / Israel Culture

Israeli soccer players published a video Thursday appealing to FIFA to dismiss the Palestinian bid to expel Israel from the international football’s governing body.

The video, uploaded ahead of the annual FIFA Congress on May 28, by The New Organization of Football Players in Israel, calls on FIFA to leave politics off of the soccer pitch and “Play the ball not the state.”

“Football is universal, we leave the politics aside to play football,” players are heard saying in English. “Football is a beautiful game, so please don’t spoil it, all of us together: Jews, Muslims and Christians.” Continue reading ‘Israel players appeal to FIFA over possible ban’

Palestine formally joins International Criminal Court

Palestinians join The Hague-based International Criminal Court, setting scene for potential legal action against Israel.

French MPs vote in favour of recognising Palestine

France’s National Assembly has voted to recognise the State of Palestine. The proposal — raised by the ruling Socialist Party — was passed with 339 votes in favor and 151 against. The vote follows similar recent votes in Britain, Ireland and Spain.

#HandsOffAlAqsa, Israel!

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Sending a loud and clear message to the right-wing Zionists and the Tel Aviv regime to keep their grubby hands off the holy mosque of Al-Aqsa!

Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank “for military purposes”

Continuously stealing land is the only thing that Israel is good at. Israel does not want “peace”, they want all the “pieces” of the land left in the hands of Palestinians!

Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank ‘for military purposes’ – report
Published time: November 09, 2014 14:32

Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank

Israel has plans to take 3,176 acres of Palestinian land around a West Bank village near central Jerusalem, according to residents of the village who were handed orders signed by the head of IDF Central Command, Ma’an News reports.

Beit Iksa residents told Ma’an that the orders, signed by the Israeli military commander in the West Bank, Nitzan Alon, were distributed Saturday morning by the soldiers. They gave residents of the village until 2017 to evacuate the land.

Ma’an also published maps of the areas to be expropriated. Continue reading ‘Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank “for military purposes”’