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Muslim Player Makes Israeli Soccer Debut

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 02.10.2013 | Sports

JERUSALEM -- Under heavy security, a Muslim football player whose signing with a Jerusalem club sparked a violent uprising by a hardcore group of raci...

Muslims Join Controversial Jerusalem Soccer Team

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 04.01.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM — An Israeli soccer club with an unofficial tradition of not signing Arab or Muslim players welcomed two Muslim-Chechen members Wednes...

Israeli Measures Fuel International Anti-Israeli Soccer Protests

James Dorsey | Posted 02.03.2013 | World
James Dorsey

A series of Israeli measures against Palestinian soccer culminating in an attack on a stadium in Gaza during last month's confrontation with Hamas has fueled growing international soccer opposition to the Jewish state's policies.