Palestinian diplomat Saeb Erekat said that Minister Regev should realize that "the worldwide community will not yield to the Israeli government.Israel.does not deserve an award but [is deserving of] punishment". In Gaza, people cheered and in Ramallah in the West Bank, the Palestinian FA issued a statement thanking Messi and his colleagues for cancelling the game, saying: "The Palestinian FA thanks Argentina's players led by star Messi for refusing to be used to serve a non-sporting goal".
Argentina'sLionel Messi and teammates celebrate at the end of the match. The match was originally planned to be played in Haifa but Israeli authorities contributed funding for it to be moved to Jerusalem, irking Palestinians further following the United States president Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital.
The Israel Football Association said Wednesday that Rajoub in his "brutal and physical threats" against Argentina's team had "crossed every red line", and vowed action against the PA in global forums.
Lebanon based television channel Al Mayadeen tweeted that the head of the Palestinian Federation in South America stated that the pressure to cancel the game with Israel came from Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and team coach Jorge Sampaoli.
On Sunday, PFA chief Jibril Rajoub had urged fans to burn Messi photos and shirts if the Argentina superstar faced Israel in the scheduled friendly. "These included video clips showing dead children".
"The right thing was done, it's not worth it. The players' families were suffering due to the threats".
The match was set to take place on Saturday in Jerusalem.
Although there is nothing official as of yet, Spanish outlet "Ole" are reporting that the friendly will not be held, and Argentina will not travel to Israel.
Argentina's warm-up match at Teddy Kollek Stadium was to be their final game before kicking off their World Cup campaign against Group D opponents Iceland on June 16, following Messi's hat-trick in last week's 4-0 rout of minnows Haiti having been humiliated 6-1 by Spain in March.
"Don't play Israel until Palestinians' human rights are respected".
The development is being seen as a major victory by the supporters of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, which is accused of killing dozens of Palestinian civilians in recent weeks. "This was a regrettable isolated incident", he added.
Excluding Seattle, the county grew by just about 15,000 people a year ago , for a growth rate of 1 percent. In Bend's case, the Census Bureau believes Bend has about 9 percent more residents than PSU figured.
AAA predicts more than a million Michiganders will be on the roads this holiday weekend, and paying a lot more at the pump . It's not our busiest by any means, that continues to be the Thanksgiving and Christmas time-frame", Lenss said.
Kim agreed at a surprise meeting on Saturday that a possible North Korea-U.S. summit must be held successfully, Mr. However, the South Korean leader said Kim remained uncertain about US pledges to protect the Kim regime.
To date, Facebook has ended 22 such partnerships with technology companies. "We are not aware of any abuse by these companies". In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Facebook's app clean-up may end up being more hard than we think.
It was a repeat of another major flood in 2016, when two people were killed and the city suffered millions of dollars in damage. As the flooding subsided, Governor Larry Hogan toured the area and promised "every bit of assistance we possibly can".
He has 34 wins in IndyCar now, tying him with Al Unser Jr. for most on the career list. "I was like, "I don't remember this". Please Roger, I've got to come back!" "He will be here next year in one of our cars".
Around back, you'll find a familiar-looking vertically-arranged dual camera array consisting of two 12-megapixel shooters. With the addition of the new size, Xiaomi now offers the Mi TV 4 in four sizes: 55-inch, 65-inch, 49-inch and 75-inch.
The company has sought to renew the licence of the temporarily non-operational plant and hopes to double its production capacity. Asked whether CRPF is being called in, Nanduri said no such decision has been taken but the situation is still tense.
Sinn Fein's party leaders from both sides of the border held up a placard at Dublin Castle reading: " The North is next ". Irish people voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in the constitution.
Sears at Lakeside Mall to close this fall
Sales at Sears stores open at least one year, a closely watched industry metric, fell 13.4 percent during the most recent quarter. Also on the chopping block are stores at Genesee Crossing mall in Flint and Cherryland Center shopping complex in Traverse City.
Michael Cohen's business partner may flip under plea deal
Freidman's lawyer, Patrick Egan, declined to comment on the Times report . "I disagree and, if I did, I never knew it", he said. Freidman pleaded guilty Tuesday to pocketing $5 million in passenger fees that were supposed to fund public transportation.