Palestine national footballer Ataa Jaber observed a minute's silence for Gaza's victims during a World Cup 2026 qualifier game. He has since been subject to Israeli hostility, including death threats, and calls to have his citizenship revoked.
Morocco's Atlas Lionesses' defied the odds at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. Debuting in the competition, Morocco's women advanced from their group and faced France in a mouth-watering last-16 clash before bowing out with their heads held high.
As Saudi Arabia brings more and more of the world’s biggest stars to play in its Pro League, Bassil Mikdadi looks into why the Saudis are doing this, whether there is a path to sustainability and if the landscape of the sport will be altered forever.
Israel's continued assault on Palestinian life knows no bounds. Mid-way through the Yasser Arafat Cup final, Israeli forces invaded the football stadium, spraying tear gas and assaulting players and fans alike. Bassil Mikdadi explains what happened