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Cricketer Phillip Hughes Loses Fight For Life

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In tragic news, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has lost his battle in hospital today after sustaining a severe blow in Tuesday's Sheffield Shield Match at the SCG. ... Read full article

Saida (Sidon)

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SAIDA (SIDON, SAIDON) is said to mean "fishing", and even today fishermen moor their boats in the small picturesque port. Sidon was the third great Phoenician city-state, rivaling Byblos and Tyre as a naval power. In Darius' time...... Read full article

Farah To Lead Lebanon As Squad Announced For RLWC2017

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The Lebanese Rugby League Federation have announced their squad for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup, with an exciting mix of players selected by Head Coach Brad Fittler for the campaign.... Read full article

Tyre

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Tyre is an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Elissa (Dido). Today it is the fourth largest city in Lebanon and houses one of the nation's major ports. Tourism is a major industry. ... 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

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

Lebanon winners of WABA U16 Championship after beating Iran 66-64

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Lebanon claimed the title and Iran, Syria, Jordan and Iraq stood at second, third, fourth and fifth places, respectively.... 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

Egypt's Football Federation Optimistic on Salah's Injury

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Egypt's national team's doctor said he was optimistic that Mohamed Salah could play in the World Cup, after the star striker was hurt in the Champions League final.... Read full article

Hat-Trick Hero Jedinak Fires Australia into World Cup

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Captain Mile Jedinak's second-half hat-trick fired Australia into next year's World Cup in Russia on Wednesday as they swept past Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their playoff in Sydney.... Read full article

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