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Palestinian goal: Kick Israel out of world soccer
Palestinian goal: Kick Israel out of world soccer

The Palestinian Authority has a new goal in its efforts to isolate Israel internationally: a ban from world soccer. The head of FIFA, the Swiss-based international soccer federation, arrived in Israel on Tuesday for meetings aimed at resolving the simmering sports conflict, which may resonate more with Israeli sports fans than Palestinian efforts to use the United Nations or the International Criminal Court to back Israel into a diplomatic corner. FIFA President Joseph "Sepp" Blatter, however, said he was hopeful that he could find some resolution that would satisfy both sides. "I remain confident that we will find a solution for the benefit of football...

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