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Legal and diplomatic battles in U.N. organizations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month’s electoral victory by Benjamin Netanyahu.
Reports about torture and abuse in the UAE of British nationals raises the specter of high profile Gulf acquisitions
Egypt’s military-backed government’s efforts to clean the country of its critics were extended to football figures lat week with the arrest of Al-Ahly chairman Hasan Hamdi on corruption charges
KARACHI - Agence France-Presse
Pakistan's street children footballers returned home Tuesday to jubilant scenes after clinching the bronze medal in Brazil, with captain Sameer Ahmed hailing the "once in a lifetime" experience.
James M. DORSEY
The pitch is the foremost contested public space autocrats cannot fully control and are unable to simply shut down. It also creates opportunities such as to distract public attention away from widespread grievances
Qatar is preparing a radical overhaul of its controversial 'kafala' or labor sponsorship system in response to mounting criticism ahead of the 2022 World Cup
Qatar bids to address severe criticism from trade unions and to restore its image before the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Doha aims to abolish a scheme that critics denounce as modern day slavery
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