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Jan 4, 2011

Soccer-Maccabi Tel Aviv sack manager Avi Nimni

JERUSALEM, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Maccabi Tel Aviv sacked manager
Avi Nimni after a poor run of results that culminated in a 3-0
drubbing by Maccabi Haifa, the club said on Tuesday.

“Maccabi Tel Aviv announce their decision to remove Avi
Nimni from his position as manager,” a statement said on the
club’s website (www.maccabi-tlv.co.il) said.

Dec 28, 2010

Former Israel defender Cohen dies after crash

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Avi Cohen, Israel’s best-known soccer player in the late 1970s and early 80s and a league title winner with Liverpool, died on Tuesday from head injuries suffered in a traffic accident, his son Tamir Cohen said.

Cohen, who was 54, was thrown from his motorcycle after a collision with a car in Tel Aviv on December 20.

Dec 28, 2010

Former Israel and Liverpool defender Cohen dies after crash

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Avi Cohen, Israel’s best-known soccer player in the late 1970s and early 80s and a league title winner with Liverpool, died on Tuesday from head injuries suffered in a traffic accident, his son Tamir Cohen said.

Cohen, who was 54, was thrown from his motorcycle after a collision with a car in Tel Aviv on December 20.

Dec 28, 2010

Soccer-Former Israel defender Cohen dies after crash

JERUSALEM, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Avi Cohen, Israel’s best-known
soccer player in the late 1970s and early 80s and a league title
winner with Liverpool, died on Tuesday from head injuries
suffered in a traffic accident, his son Tamir Cohen said.

Cohen, who was 54, was thrown from his motorcycle after a
collision with a car in Tel Aviv on December 20.

Dec 27, 2010

Netanyahu says interim deal possible if talks fail

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An interim Israeli-Palestinian peace deal could be an outcome if the parties fail to reach agreement on major core issues in peace talks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.

When asked about Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s comment that the best option could be a long-term interim pact because a permanent deal was not possible, Netanyahu said:

Dec 8, 2010

Israel needs major overhaul of fire service – report

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s firefighting services require a major overhaul after years of neglect, an official report said on Wednesday, days after the country was forced to ask for international help to douse its worst-ever forest blaze.

State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss’s findings, compiled over several years and published two days after the fire in northern Israel that killed 42 people was extinguished, called for major changes and upgrades to the service.

Dec 1, 2010

Israel unveils new residential plan near East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel on Wednesday revealed plans to build new homes on West Bank land it has annexed as part of its Jerusalem boundaries, a move likely to further hamper any resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians.

The plan to build 625 homes in the urban area of Pisgat Zeev adjacent to Arab East Jerusalem was approved by an Israeli Interior Ministry committee last week, some two years after it was originally proposed, Israel Radio said.

Nov 28, 2010

Israel to crack down on illegal migrant workers

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel approved a plan on Sunday to hold and deport thousands of illegal migrant workers whom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a “threat to the character of the country.”

In remarks to the cabinet, Netanyahu said thousands of migrants who have entered Israel mainly through Egypt in past years would be housed at a special holding facility, due to built in Israel’s southern Negev desert.

Nov 26, 2010

Top policeman sex scandal dominates Israeli media

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A senior Israeli law enforcement officer has been accused of sexual harassment on the eve of the naming of a new national chief of police — a post for which he was one of the leading candidates.

Social worker Orly Ines has accused Uri Bar Lev, the Israeli police representative in the United States, of using force in an attempt to have an intimate encounter, according to local media.

Nov 24, 2010

Hapoel end Benfica’s hopes of last 16 place

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Benfica’s hopes of qualifying for the last 16 were ended by Hapoel Tel Aviv who secured their first ever Champions League win with a 3-0 victory over the Portuguese side on Wednesday.

Schalke 04′s 3-0 win over Olympique Lyon in the other Group B tie means Benfica cannot reach the knockout stage.