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Demonstrators call for Israel's expulsion from FIFA

Israel offers concessions 
to avert FIFA ousting vote

Despite four-point proposal addressing most of Palestinians' soccer-related grievances, Israeli delegation to FIFA congress in Switzerland say Friday's vote to expel Israel appears inevitable.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu: Israel rates with world's great democracies

Prime Minister says he regrets his pre-election statements and intends working for Israel's Arab citizens.

Jibril Rajoub

Palestinians demand ban on settlement soccer teams

In an attempt to stop a Friday vote on banning Israel from FIFA, Israel offers a list of concessions to the Palestinians, but new demands could mean bad news for some of Israel's teams.

Haifa port

Ports strike to end after deal reached

Meanwhile, labor dispute at Israel Chemicals to end after deal reached drastically slashing number of workers to be laid off.