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Arab-Israeli women break ground on pro soccer team

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PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) — When the Israeli women's soccer team Hapoel Petah Tikva lost a number of its players to Israel's national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers, founder Rafi Subra made a decision that sets the team apart from many of its rivals — he recruited from the Arab villages of northern Israel. Arab Israelis, who complain of decades of discrimination in day-to-day life, are rare...

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