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FIFA discloses Qatar World Cup bid report

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland: FIFA Tuesday released a long-withheld report on alleged corruption in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar after more leaks deepened the controversy surrounding the vote.... Read full article

EU hits Google with record €2.4bn euro antitrust fine

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The European Union’s competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.... Read full article

UAE fans to unite for crucial match against Caltex Socceroos!

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جماهير الامارات العربية المتحدة تحتشد للمباراة المصيرية ضد "كالتكس سوكيروز" United Arab Emirates will take on the Caltex Socceroos in a FIFA 2018 World Cup Asian Qualifier at the Sydney Football Stadium, Tuesday 28 March, 2017 ..... Read full article

Local players set to join Lebanon World Cup squad after narrow win over Italy

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Lebanon officials have vowed to include five domestic players from last weekend’s Mediterranean Cup winning team in their 24-man squad for the Rugby League World Cup.... Read full article

Lebanon is Hosting The 2017 FIBA Asian Cup

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The FIBA Asia Cup 2017 will take place in Lebanon from 8-20 Aug, and it will be the first ever Asia-Oceania joint continental Championship where 16 teams, including Oceanian powerhouses Australia and New Zealand, will battle for top honours in Asia.... Read full article

New Iraqi ambassador in Canberra

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ELEANOR HALL: The Iraqi embassy is due to be reopened in Canberra today. It closed in March last year at the start of the war with the United States. But now Iraqi representation is back in Canberra with the new ambassador, Ghanim Al Shibli.... Read full article

Meet The Iraqi Refugee Who Tried To Repay Over $18,000 In Welfare Money After He Became A Success

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In 2009, Sam Eisho walked into the Centrelink office at Maroubra and tried to give the staff a cheque for more than $18,000. Told to line up at the end of the claims queue, he attempted to explain that he was there to pay back what he felt he owed.. ... Read full article

Jbeil Byblos - Jounieh Railway Opening 1942 (video)

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"AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL" - The Day Before The Opening Ceremony of The Beirut-Tripoli Railway. Location: Jounieh, Maameltien, Oukeibe, Naher Ibrahim, Al Fidar, JBEIL BYBLOS. Date: 19 December 1942 ... Read full article

Iraq beat Chile to finish top

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Iraq’s fairy tale FIFA U-20 World Cup has continued with a 2-1 win over Chile that sees them top Group E and stay in Antalya for a last-16 showdown with Paraguay.... Read full article

Tearful Federer Wins Australian Open for 20th Slam Title

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A tearful Roger Federer surged home to beat Marin Cilic in five riveting sets and win his sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title in Melbourne on Sunday.... Read full article

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