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Lebanon defeats Hong Kong in AFC Asian Cup qualifiers

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Hong Kong: Hassan Maatouk’s first-half penalty proved enough for Lebanon to confirm top spot in Group B of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 qualifying campaign following a 1-0 victory over Hong Kong on Tuesday.... Read full article

Lebanese build biggest inhabitable Cross in the Middle East

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The Ijdabra Cross rises as a powerful witness of faith in the war torn Middle East. When the cross is complete, the Church of St Saba, Ijdabra, in Northern Lebanon will have the largest inhabitable cross in the Middle East.... Read full article

Lebanon Civil Society Candidates Suspect Electoral 'Fraud'

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A secular coalition that ran in Lebanon's parliamentary elections said on Tuesday it will legally challenge the defeat of one of its candidates, slamming the vote count as untransparent.... Read full article

Egypt draw blank against Colombia without Salah (Game Highlights)

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Egypt resumed their World Cup preparations without injured forward Mohamed Salah with a 0-0 draw against Colombia in Italy.... Read full article

Lebanon's Winning Women: Six Females Voted into Parliament

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Lebanon's new parliament will include six female lawmakers across the country, up from just four in the 2009-era parliament with several fresh faces.... 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

Actor Issam Breidy Passes Away After Traffic Accident

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Actor Issam Breidy passed away on Sunday morning after a traffic accident in Beirut's al-Dora area, reported the National News Agency.... Read full article

Report: Battle to Expel IS from al-Qaa, Ras Baalbek Within 72 Hours

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The Lebanese Army is gearing for a battle against the Islamic State group militants on the eastern borders in the al-Qaa and Ras Baalbek which will reportedly “begin within 72 hours,” al-Mustaqbal daily said on Saturday.... Read full article

The Catholic visionary who founded the World Cup

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Inspired by Pope Leo XIII, Jules Rimet created a tournament that brought warring nations together. Three lions on a shirt Jules Rimet still gleaming Thirty years of hurt Never stopped me dreaming... Read full article

Lebanese Gloria Nasr runs from France to Lebanon

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It is difficult not to fall for this sparkly 40 years old: Gloria Nasr, from Lebanon, has been living in Paris since 1995. This lady doctor, specialized in physical readaptation, has always been a sport person.... Read full article

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