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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!


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’

Israel tech site pays “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media


Israel21c is registered in the US as a 501(c)(3) — a tax-exempt non-profit organization. Its information returns filed with the Internal Revenue Service show it to be registered in San Francisco, in an office only a five minute walk away from the Israeli consulate. The forms also show they have an office in Israel, with registered operating expenses of $131,307 in 2010 and $129,484 in 2011. Between 2008 and 2012, Israel21c raised a total of $3.2 million in revenue. The forms disclose that between 2010 and 2012, $347,099 of this was in “government grants.” Israel21c did not reply to an email asking which government departments had given this cash. Continue reading ‘Israel tech site pays “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media’

Sony produces components for Israeli war drones

These are Sony pieces that Palestinians in Gaza discovered in Khozaa, Khan Younes. After inquiring with several engineers, they were told that this might be a part of an Israeli drone. An Israeli drone uses camera to identify the target, records it, and then shoot to kill. These pieces are believed to a drone as a lens, RG socket, and places to insert disks were found.

A monster in the human world


At this juncture, words simply fails us to describe the insensitivity of this monster masquerading as a human.

Gaza fuel supplies are running out

Shortages in Gaza are not new. But for weeks now there’s been a new challenge -fuel supplies are running out. The tunnels widely used to smuggle goods are being shut down by the Egyptian military.