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Lopez wows World Cup crowd in Lebanese design

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Young Lebanese designer Charbel Zoe got the career boost of a lifetime Thursday when Jennifer Lopez performed at the World Cup wearing one of his sparkly playsuits during what was likely the world’s most-watched live TV performance of the year.... 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

Army Seizes Control of Hills in Ras Baalbek-Fakiha Outskirts amid Heavy Shelling

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The army was on Sunday firing heavy artillery at the posts of the jihadist Islamic State group in the outskirts of the eastern border towns of Ras Baalbek and al-Fakiha, the National News Agency said.... Read full article

Italy fail to qualify for World Cup following draw with Sweden

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In one of the biggest World Cup shocks in recent memory, Italy will not get to take part in next year's finals after losing to Sweden 1-0 on aggregate in their two-leg play-off.... Read full article

Largest Statue of Saint Charbel Installed on Faraya Mountain

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Lebanon’s largest statue of St Charbel was installed in Faraya on top of the Mount of the Cross. The height of the sculpture is 23.3 meters, 9.30 meters in width & weighs 40 tons. ... Read full article

Triumph for Brazilian in Miss Lebanon Overseas contest

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FURN AL-SHUBBAK: While Brazil missed out on World Cup 2010 this month, it did pick up another international win, in the Miss Lebanon Overseas contest. Two diaspora organizations, the Lebanese World Committee and the World Lebanese Cultural Union...... Read full article

Coach Brad Fittler has named his 21-man squad for the opening match of the Lebanon Cedars'

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Coach Brad Fittler has named his 21-man squad for the opening match of the Lebanon Cedars' 2017Rugby League World Cup campaign against France on Sunday, 29th October... Read full article

British-Australian Held over Lebanon Abduction to Post Bail

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The lawyer of a dual British-Australian national indicted in a botched attempt to kidnap two Australian-Lebanese children at the center of a custody battle has said that his client will post bail and be released.... Read full article

Josh Mansour targeting place in world cup after comeback from knee injury

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Mansour has set his sights on playing in the Rugby League World Cup after a making a successful return from knee surgery in Penrith’s 38-0 defeat of Canterbury.... Read full article

٢ مليون دولار لإعادة إعمار ممرّ بيروت – طرابلس.. القطار "راجع"؟

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كتبت فيفيان عقيقي في صحيفة "الأخبار": "تقدّر كلفة زحمة السير في لبنان بنحو 2 مليار دولار سنوياً، أي ما يشكّل حوالى 4% من الناتج المحلي الإجمالي، بحسب تقرير نشره مركز الدراسات في "بلوم بنك"... Read full article

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