According to FIFA statutes, member states can't establish teams in an occupied area; Palestinian soccer chief Jibril Rajoub met recently with the second most powerful person in the Soccer organization, who reportedly was receptive to his approach.
Peres played a role in many of Israel's unsavory acts, most notably the cover-up of a summary execution of two Palestinian terrorists in the 1984 Bus 300 affair.
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The eighth century find at Tel Lachisch, in southern Israel, is the first physical evidence of biblical accounts of King Hezekiah's battle to abolish idol worship.
Bill Clinton tweets that 'I will miss Shimon Peres, my brilliant and eloquent friend,' while Tony Blair calls the former Israeli president 'an inspiration, a mentor and a friend.'
'When I met Peres in the early seventies, he was a banal hawk, in my eyes – supporting settlers, a settler lover, a security man,' Amos Oz says.
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The air force was practicing flying over mountainous terrain – the kind of exercise it used to do in Turkey.
Four experts at the Technion devise a step toward production of a quantum computer, in research recently published in the prestigious journal, Science.
Mor Shani and the Inbal dancers have created a melting pot of folk dances through the ages. While some elements of ‘Simple Dance’ fall short, overall it’s a refreshing piece, complete with violent moves bordering on the erotic.
Russian or Syrian warplanes knock major hospital out of service, damage another and kill six residents waiting in line for bread as battle becomes potentially crucial turning point in war.
Your guide to exhibits, tours and other attractions around Israel.
Unilever claims to have learned its lesson, and as soon as contamination was suspected the merchandise was quarantined.