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Did you know the following about Lebanon?

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The name Lebanon comes from the Semitic root lbn, meaning “white”, likely a reference to the snow-capped Mount Lebanon. Occurrences of the name have been found in texts from the library of Ebla, which date to the third millennium BC...... Read full article

Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016 final with Éder’s extra-time goal

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In the end, Cristiano Ronaldo had his hands on the trophy even if it was not the way the ultimate showman had intended.... 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

Lebanese descended from Biblical Canaanites: genetic study

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Modern day Lebanese people are largely descended from an ancient tribe ordered to be annihilated or forced from the land in the Bible. The Canaanites, who according to the Old Testament occupied the Jewish Promised Land, were largely conquered ...... Read full article

Lebanese legend Sabah dies aged 87

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Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, died Wednesday at her residence, local media said. Sabah is among the most prolific Arab singers, with around 3,500 songs in her repertoire. The actress and singer was born in Beirut in 1927, she was 87.... 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

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

The Sensational Architecture of the Strangest Village in Lebanon

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Follow the road meandering through endless olive tree fields. Ask for directions again and again from old men chatting on the side of the road at an Abi Nasr cafe. Make a detour through Ehden, and you'll reach what looks on first sight like a typical... Read full article

Is this the best Lebanon football team ever?

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As the Lebanon Cedars prepare for their first AFC Asian Cup appearance since 2000, their faithful fans are asking the question. Is this team the best Lebanese team ever? According the latest FIFA World Rankings, the answer is yes.... Read full article

Farah keen to reunite with Doueihi after Lebanon honour

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Robbie Farah sees the impact of Lebanon's World Cup campaign every day he trains with South Sydney teammate Adam Doueihi but it wasn't until he was invited to Beirut by the Lebanese government that he realised how significant it had been.... Read full article

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