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Uri Levy (@Levyninho) run the popular football blog BabaGol (@babagol_), which covers football and politics focusing on the Middle East

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Russia 2018: The most Arab World Cup ever?

15 November, 2017

With five nations from across the Middle East confirmed for the 2018 World Cup,

Champions of Africa: This week in Middle East football

08 November, 2017

Moroccans celebrated late into the night as Wydad Casablanca defied naysayers and thumped Egypt's al-Ahly in Africa's premier continental football tournament.

Countdown to Casablanca: This week in Middle East football

25 October, 2017

Egypt's Al Ahly Cairo and Morocco's Wydad Casablanca are vying for the African Champions League trophy, writes Uri Levy.

Hola, Saudi Arabia: This week in Middle East football

25 October, 2017

Blog: Saudi Arabia is hoping a stint for its national players in Spanish teams will help its World Cup chances, writes Uri Levy.

Back to earth: This week in Middle East football

16 October, 2017

Syria's national team stars return to club action, but continue to shine - with some attracting attention from bigger teams abroad, despite losing to Australia in the World Cup qualifiers.

World Cup qualifying: This week in Middle East football

11 October, 2017

Blog: Expectation, hope, drama, tears, disappointment and joy - all part of this week's spectacular World Cup week for Arab national teams, writes Uri Levy.

Road to Russia: This week in Middle East football

04 October, 2017

Saudi Arabian giants al-Hilal have become the seventh most-followed football team on Twitter, while Syrians remain divided on whether to follow their team on a historic sporting journey.

Arabs leading Africa: This week in Middle Eastern football

28 September, 2017

Blog: All four teams in the continent's top club competition are from north African nations, writes Uri Levy.

Home ties: This week in Middle East football

20 September, 2017

Despite reaching the World Cup finals, Saudi Arabia's manager, Bert van Marwikj, has been unceremoniously sacked for refusing to relocate to the conservative kingdom, writes Uri Levy.

Games not war: This week in Middle East football

11 September, 2017

If the Palestinians win the next three games, and if Israel loses to Spain, the FIFA global rankings are likely to shock the world, writes Uri Levy

2018 World Cup qualifiers bring drama to Middle East

06 September, 2017

The Middle Eastern World Cup qualifiers have proven to be a fascinating football scenario, mixing both football, politics, culture and history.

Not so neutral: This week in Middle East football

29 August, 2017

The latest from this week's Asian Champions League quarterfinals.

Uri Levy
Uri Levy

Uri Levy (@Levyninho) run the popular football blog BabaGol (@babagol_), which covers football and politics focusing on the Middle East

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