UEFA okays int'l, club matches in Haifa, J'lem

Israel will be able to host international and club soccer matches in Jerusalem, Haifa and Ashdod after a security review by UEFA. European soccer's governing body said Saturday that Israel would no longer be limited to using Tel Aviv to host games. UEFA banned all European club and international soccer matches in Israel from August 7 - September 15 during the Second Lebanon War. Then it only allowed matches to be played in Tel-Aviv.