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Brother Estephan

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Brother Estephan Nehme was born in Lehfed, on March 8th, 1889. His parents, Estephan Bou Haykal Nehme and Christina Badawi Hanna Khaled were very decent. He was baptized on March 15th, 1889, at Our Lady Church of Lehfed, by Father Gerges Fadel.... 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

Japanese Fans Stayed Back After World Cup Match To Pick Up Trash

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Tuesday’s World Cup match between Japan and Colombia may have gotten a little dirty, but the stadium was left spotless.... Read full article

Iran or Australia - who will win battle of the undefeated and lift the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 title?

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It is only fitting that the FIBA Asia Cup Final will feature the last two undefeated teams, but will it be three-time champions Iran prevailing or newcomers Australia?... Read full article

Three Lebanese athletes are competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Three Lebanese skiers are competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics that is being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Allen Behlok and Natacha Mohbat are competing in the Alpine Skiing category and Samer Tawk in the Cross-Country Skiing category. ... 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

Yalla Cedars! Calling all Lebanon fans

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Following the Lebanon Cedars historic win over France in Canberra, the Cedars return to Sydney to play England in their second match of the Rugby League World Cup 2017.... Read full article

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

Sporting Kansas City Signs Lebanese Forward Soony Saad to 2-Year Deal

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Sporting Kansas City has signed forward Soony Saad to a two-year contract, reuniting the Lebanese forward with the Major League Soccer club.... Read full article

Canterbury set to play first game at Belmore for 13 years as $7m upgrade of ground nears completion

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THE Bulldogs are set for a famous return to Belmore with Canterbury to play their first game in 13 years at the spiritual home of the club. As a $7 million upgrade to Belmore Sports Ground reaches its final stages...... Read full article

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