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General view of the 66th FIFA Congress at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City on May 13, 2016. 
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April 23, 2017 - 16:49 GMT
Next month’s annual congress of the world football body, FIFA, is likely to become the first international forum since US president Donald Trump took office to debate Israel’s controversial settlement policy in the occupied West Bank.
Israeli soldiers arrest Palestinian demonstrators amid clashes in the West Bank village of Beita, southeast of Nablus city, after a protest took place following Friday prayers in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, on April 21, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
April 23, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The violent, racist assaults began in December, with suspects using knives, batons, and crowbars to attack victims.
Israel to lobby FIFA against banning clubs in illegal settlements
April 23, 2017 - 12:21 GMT
Israel has stepped up its lobbying as the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) last month established a committee to deal with the issue of settlement clubs.
Senior political leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, Khalil al-Hayya, holds a press conference on April 18, 2017, in Gaza City. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Suhail al-Hindi had denied being linked to Gaza's rulers when he was suspended in February.
A Palestinian throws stones towards Israeli forces during a demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners in Bethlehem, April 17 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 23, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The organization has called for clashes with Israeli forces on Friday, with a general strike also called for Thursday.
Israelis barbecuing outside Ofer prison in the occupied West Bank. (Joe Dyke/Twitter)
April 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The group of settlers and soldiers set up outside Ofer prison, in the occupied West Bank, and grilled chicken and meat.
The letter exposes FIFA for running afoul of its own recent commitment to respect and promote internationally recognized human rights.
April 20, 2017 - 18:10 GMT
More than 100 sports associations, human rights organizations and faith based groups from 28 countries joined football champions, scholars...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP)
April 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Washington next month, the White House announced on Wednesday.
A Palestinian protester holds a picture of Marwan Barghouti during a rally to support the prisoners' strike in the West Bank town of Hebron, April 17 2017. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
April 19, 2017 - 15:07 GMT
Mohammed Abu Sakha, held without charge or trial by Israel, is one of 1500 prisoners on a mass hunger strike.
Protesters take part in a rally in Gaza City to show their suppport to the Palestinians detained in Israeli jails who launched a hunger strike on April 17, 2017. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
April 19, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Fatah's delegation visiting Gaza was tasked with taking steps toward forming a unity government with Hamas in Gaza and the West Bank.
Hamas security forces stand guard at Erez border crossing with Israel on March 26, 2017. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 18, 2017 - 14:01 GMT
Gaza said it would increase tariffs on certain goods imported from Israel in an effort to support local production.
A Palestinian protester holds a picture of Marwan Barghouti during a rally to support the prisoners' strike in the West Bank town of Hebron, April 17 2017. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
April 18, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The imprisoned Fatah leader published a piece in the New York Times laying out the reasons for a mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israeli security forces following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank on April 14, 2017. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
April 18, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Fatah veteran Barghouti is serving out five life sentences on murder convictions.
The supermodel is headed to India to celebrate the Spring 2017 TommyXGigi collection. (Fashion Gone Rogue)
April 17, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The supermodel is headed to India to celebrate the Spring 2017 TommyXGigi collection.
Since 2007, Gaza has reeled under an Israeli embargo that has deprived its two million population of basic commodities, including food, fuel and medicine. (File photo)
April 17, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The sole power plant in Gaza was shut down on Sunday due to lack of funds needed to buy fuel.
Israeli soldiers run down a road in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, April 12 2017. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
April 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The two were briefly detained by Palestinian security forces before being returned to the Israeli authorities.