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FIFA Recommends November-December for World Cup in Qatar

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A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in November-December to avoid the summer heat in Qatar. FIFA says the task force chose the option over other proposals to play in January or May. ... Read full article

Jezzine جزين, Lebanon

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Jezzine is a town in Lebanon, located 22 km (14 mi) from Sidon and 40 km (25 mi) south of Beirut. It is the capital of Jezzine District. Surrounded by mountain peaks, pine forests (like the Bkassine Pine Forest)...... Read full article

Jeita Grotto

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Millions of years were captured in drops of water. Jeita Grotto, one of the most marvelous natural wonders in the Middle-East, in spacious greenery. The road leading to the caverns is carved in the mountains and surrounded with trees. ... Read full article

Zgharta

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Zgharta, is a large town in North Lebanon, with an estimated population of around 70,000. Zgharta is about 150 metres above sea level and lies between the rivers of Jouit and Rashein ...... Read full article

Street coup for Australian Kfarsghab Association

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THERE’S a Parramatta Rd in the Lebanese village of Kfarsghab and now Parramatta is set to return the favour. Parramatta Council is considering renaming Amos St, east of Good St, Kfarsghab Pl in recognition of the ties our city has...... Read full article

Sporting Kansas City Signs Lebanese Forward Soony Saad to 2-Year Deal

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Sporting Kansas City has signed forward Soony Saad to a two-year contract, reuniting the Lebanese forward with the Major League Soccer club.... Read full article

Australia crowned FIBA Asia Cup 2017 champions

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Australia became the first-ever FIBA Asia Cup champions after beating Iran 79-56 in Sunday's Final in Beirut.... 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

5 players who will shine in the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Every four years 32 nations across the globe compete for the most coveted title in this sport. The FIFA World Cup, by far the biggest event in football, had its first tournament held in 1930 and this year in Russia..... Read full article

Three Lebanese athletes are competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Three Lebanese skiers are competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics that is being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Allen Behlok and Natacha Mohbat are competing in the Alpine Skiing category and Samer Tawk in the Cross-Country Skiing category. ... Read full article

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