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Apple deems Palestinian dev's game "not appropriate" for the App Store

UPDATE: Apple relents - Liyla & the Shadows of War published under the App Store's Games category

Apple has asked a Palestinian developer to remove his game from the App Store's "Games" category on the basis of its political content.

Rasheed Abueideh received a notification from Apple that Liyla & the Shadows of War was "not appropriate" for classification as a game on the App Store. "It would be more appropriate to categorize your app in News or Reference, for example," the statement read, while also advising that Abueideh remove references to Liyla being a game from its marketing materials.