The governing body of European soccer is lifting a ban on games in Israel after more than two years. The UEFA ruled Wednesday that Israel is now secure enough to host matches, but only in the Tel Aviv area. Israel has been playing “home” matches abroad since the UEFA ruled in 2001 that it was too dangerous to allow teams to travel to Israel.
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