Published: Mon, June 04, 2018
Global News | By Blake Casey

Fans should burn Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem - Palestinian

Fans should burn Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem - Palestinian

But the Palestinians are not happy that the match will be held in Jerusalem and Palestinian FA chief Jibril Rajoub wrote to Claudio Tapia, the head of the Argentinian FA, last week accusing Israel of using the match as a "political tool".

Rajoub has long tried to get soccer's world governing body, Fifa, and the International Olympic Committee to impose sanctions against Israel.

The stadium that will host the match is in west Jerusalem. The other terrorist managed to flee deep into the Gaza Strip.

Israel struck dozens of Hamas targets in the Strip in response to the fire.

Health officials and witnesses said Israeli forces shot dead 21-year-old Razan al-Najar, a volunteer medic, as she ran toward the border fence, east of the south Gaza city of Khan Younis, in a bid to reach a casualty. "I was directly targeted by occupation snipers", Obeid says. "I was shot in my right and left legs and my knee cap area had to be removed".

Yoav Galant, who is also a Security Cabinet member, will submit plans on Sunday to build the settlement to house at least 500 families just seven kilometres from the Palestinian enclave, Israel Hayom reported.

In addition to this incident near the border fence, three separate Israeli communities close to the Gaza Strip were engulfed in flames from kite-related fires, which firefighters battled throughout the day.

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The Israeli military said on Saturday it was investigating the apparent killing by its troops of a Palestinian nurse on Friday during riots along the Gaza border.

Palestinians are outraged at US President Donald Trump's decision last December to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, breaking with decades of policy, and move his country's embassy there.

Tickets sold out within 20 minutes of going on sale last month.

"This match has become a political tool", Rajoub said in Arabic. "As was widely covered in Argentinian media, the match now is being played in order to celebrate the "70th anniversary of the State of Israel", part of Rajoub's letter said.

Argentina have made four previous pre-World Cup stopovers in Israel since 1986.

They kick off their campaign in Group D with a match against Iceland on June 16 before facing Croatia and Nigeria. However, Guatemala and Honduras followed the United States lead in moving their embassies last month.

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