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History of the Maronites

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The Maronites are those Christians who gathered round a certain priest by the name of Maron and adopted his pattern of life. Maron left the city and made his abode on a mountain, intending thereby to leave behind the theological strife...... Read full article

Lebanon is Hosting The 2017 FIBA Asian Cup

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The FIBA Asia Cup 2017 will take place in Lebanon from 8-20 Aug, and it will be the first ever Asia-Oceania joint continental Championship where 16 teams, including Oceanian powerhouses Australia and New Zealand, will battle for top honours in Asia.... Read full article

Lebanon qualifies for 2019 Asian Cup (video)

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BEIRUT: The Lebanese National Football Team Tuesday qualified to the 2019 Asian Cup for the first time after dealing a crushing 5-0 defeat to North Korea at Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut.... Read full article

Saint Rafqa

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Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès - رفقا بطرسيّة شبق ألريّس, June 29, 1832 – March 23, 1914, also known as Saint Rafka, is a Lebanese Maronite saint canonized by Pope John Paul II on June 10, 2001.... Read full article

Lebanese basketball in disarray as FIBA confirms ban

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The Lebanese Basketball Federation failed to convince FIBA Thursday to overturn the suspension of its operations, with the sport’s highest authority lambasting the local league & warning that the ban would stand until all their stipulations were met... Read full article

World Football Legends in Lebanon

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As soon as Michel Salgado, the former Real Madrid football player, and the freshly retired Lebanese football captain Rida Antar, announced the start list of the “Game of Legends” between the high caliber football legends and the Lebanese team...... 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

Who is ST VERONICA GIULIANI? (video)

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She is one of the most powerful Saints that has been forgotten. So powerful that Padre Pio considered her as his teacher.... Read full article

From Colombia to Lebanon: Father Dario Escobar

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In his spartan hermitage several kilometres up a narrow footpath in northern Lebanon's Qadisha Valley, only one trait remains from Dario Escobar's previous life: a love of football. The 75-year-old recluse hails from a wealthy Colombian family...... Read full article

Saint Nematullah Kassab Al Hardini

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Father Hardini was born Joseph Kassab in the year 1808. His father was George Kassab and his mother Marium Raad, daughter of Reverend Yousef Yacoub. He had four brothers and two sisters, his brothers were 'Assaf, Elias, Tanious, Yacoub ...... Read full article

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