WorldViews: How the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is playing out on the soccer pitch

By Ruth Eglash, May 7, 2015

JERUSALEM — The latest round of the decades-old conflict between Israel and the Palestinians appears to be playing out on the soccer pitch.Three weeks before a meeting in Zurich of soccer’s governing body, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the Palestinian Football Association is attempting to garner support for a motion to suspend the Israeli Football Association. The Palestinians say it is because of restrictions the Israeli authorities regularly place on games and players in the Palestinian territories.Read full article >>