25.01.2012 01.Schwat. 5772 Rosch Chodesch
Palestinian soccer team threatens to go to FIFA over player dispute.
Forget refugees, borders and security: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may have just got itself a new core issue.
At the heart of this latest dispute is soccer player Ali Khatib, who was, until a few days ago, a member of the Jabal Mukkaber team, which plays in the Palestinian league. Khatib, however, is set to sign for Israeli Premier League side Hapoel Haifa in a move that his coach at Jabal Mukkaber, Samir Issa, describes as "a flagrant violation of FIFA rules"….