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Playing politics: the AFC gets tied up in knots

Two recent incidents involving the refusal of Arab teams to play their Palestinian counterparts on Palestinian soil highlight the Asian Football Confederation‚Äôs (AFC) willingness to play politics at the Palestinians‚Äô expense at times with the connivance of the Palestine Authority headed by President Mahmoud Abbas. The incidents further spotlight the consequences of the incestuous relationship …

James Dorsey

Abbas calls on UN for ‘special regime’ to protect Palestinians

Addressing the UNHRC, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called on the UN to establish a “special regime” to protect Palestinians. He also accused Israel of “extrajudicial killings” amid mounting tensions. During a special one-hour meeting at the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Palestinians are looking to the UN for …

Deutsche Welle