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Jerusalem: city of prayer and conflict

Jerusalem: city of prayer and conflict

US President Donald Trump was set to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital later Wednesday in a move that would upturn decades of precedent and run counter to international consensus. The city is revered by three major faiths but mired in political, as well as religious, disputes. Its status is one …

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Football: FIFA fails to take decision in Israel-Palestinian dispute

FIFA’s leadership refused Friday to intervene in a dispute between Israel and the Palestinians over football in the occupied territories, opening up a likely confrontation at the international sports tribunal. The world body’s ruling council declined to adopt any of three possible actions recommended by an international commission which spent …

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