Husband of Iran women’s soccer captain bars her from game (The Times of Israel)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The captain of the Iranian women’s soccer team will miss the Asian Cup tournament as her husband has confiscated her passport in a domestic quarrel, local media has reported. The dispute between 30-year-old midfielder Niloufar Ardalan and her husband, sports journalist Mahdi Toutounchi, touches on the rights of women in…