Malaysia refuses to allow Israelis at world squash tourney

The Squash World Team Championship for men is due to take place in Kuala Lumpur from December 7-12, with 26 squads participating. – EPA pic, November 25, 2021.

MUSLIM-MAJORITY Malaysia is refusing to grant visas for Israeli players to participate in a major squash tournament next month, the sport’s governing body says, sparking anger in the Jewish state. 

It is the latest instance of the Southeast Asian nation, which has no diplomatic relations with Israel, attempting to bar athletes from the country. 

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