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Blog: All the teams from the Middle East are on their way home - but what a few weeks it has been.

Belgium demolish Tunisia dashing Arab World Cup hopes

Uri Levy

Belgium demolish Tunisia dashing Arab World Cup hopes

With three Arab teams in Russia already eliminated from the 2018 World Cup, the last Arab representative Tunisia tried to save some of the respect lost for Arab football.

Egypt's World Cup hopes collapse in loss to Russia

Uri Levy

Egypt's World Cup hopes collapse in loss to Russia

The most important day in Egyptian football history ended with a bitter 3-1 loss to the Russians in St. Petersburg.

Egypt look to change Arab teams' Russia 2018 fortunes

Uri Levy

Egypt look to change Arab teams' Russia 2018 fortunes

It's not been going well for Arab nations on the football field, but Egypt are hopeful as they prepare to take on Russia in the World Cup, ...

Uri Levy

World Cup: Iran tops group, Egypt suffers without Salah

The most Middle East World Cup ever has kicked off, with Iran currently topping Group B and Egypt suffering without Mo Salah, writes Uri Levy in Russia.

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World Cup kick-off! Egypt-Uruguay LIVEBLOG

Minute-by-minute updates from Egypt's opening game in its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign, against South America titans Uruguay.

Uri Levy

Russia humiliates Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

The Saudi performance was so bad that local press have already discussed whether to sack coach Juan Antonio Pizzi.

Uri Levy

The great guide to Middle East World Cup teams

Five Middle East and North African national teams will play in Russia 2018, the most Middle Eastern World Cup ever.

Footballer Mousa al-Taamari signs for APOEL Nicosia

Uri Levy

Footballer Mousa al-Taamari signs for APOEL Nicosia

'The Jordanian Salah' is one of the hottest prospects in Middle Eastern football.

Uri Levy

Eight times Arab football teams wowed the World Cup

The World Cup moments no Middle Eastern football fan will ever forget.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh: Iran's other lethal weapon

Uri Levy

Alireza Jahanbakhsh: Iran's other lethal weapon

Iran is poised to kick off the World Cup with its European club stars shining brightly, writes Uri Levy.

Mo Salah breaks Premier League record

Uri Levy

Mo Salah breaks Premier League record

The kid from Nagib is now European football's brightest star

Salah's plane sailing: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Salah's plane sailing: This week in Middle East football

Let's hope the row over using Salah's image on an Egyptian jet doesn't derail his season.

Tears and trophies: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Tears and trophies: This week in Middle East football

Football clubs in the Middle East are winding down after a grueling 2017-18 campaign, with some surprise teams among the familiar names lifting ...

Uri Levy

Violence mars milestone: This week in Middle East football

Clashes between Algerian football fans have marred the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Algerian national team, writes Uri Levy.

Uri Levy

Baldivieso the Bolivian: This week in Middle East football

Just when you thought Palestinian football couldn't get more complicated, enter the national team's new Bolivian manager, Julio Baldivieso, who ...

Uri Levy

Yemen does the impossible: This week's Middle East football

A rare moment of joy for Yemen as the war-battered country celebrates its biggest football achievement ever, writes Uri Levy.

Uri Levy

Talk of Cairo: This week in Middle East football

Egypt has taken centre stage in football, with Mo Salah continuing to increase his remarkable goal scoring tally while a new Egyptian star has ...

Saudis in Doha: this week in Middle East Football

Uri Levy

Saudis in Doha: this week in Middle East Football

Asia’s top club competition produced a couple of great matches in the past week, including Saudi Al-Hilal's first visit to Qatar since the Gulf ...

Uri Levy

Meeting Lukasz Gikiewicz: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Polish striker has been making headlines with his impressive score rate. He spoke to Uri Levy for The New Arab.

Diaz's Saudi downfall: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Diaz's Saudi downfall: This week in Middle East football

Blog: Ramon Diaz lasted less than a year at Al-Hilal, and a loss against an Iranian team couldn't go unpunished, writes Uri Levy.

Tragedy and joy in this week's Middle East football

Uri Levy

Tragedy and joy in this week's Middle East football

Iraqi football, as with football across the whole region, is full of amazing stories, many of them are tragic, but others are hopeful and ...

Derby day drama: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Derby day drama: This week in Middle East football

Derby day drama took over Amman and Casablanca this week, while an underwhelming clash between the Arabian Peninsula's two biggest clubs was ...

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