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11 October 2018 7:31 AM How half hour with Arnold made Boyle switch national allegiance

He has never been to Australia before, doesn't yet know the national anthem but Scottish-born winger Martin Boyle says he is committed to the "great honour" of playing international football for the Socceroos. The 25-year-old former Scotland youth international will turn down any future chance of representing his home country and has pledged his future 15

12 September 2018 11:37 AM Boomers will use Qatar game to rally then move past brawl

“It took a few of them a while to recover from the idea of the Philippines thing rather than the actual physical thing – the idea they had let the game down or had done something really naughty,” Longley told Fairfax Media at the ticket launch of the Boomers v USA game late last month. “I think they are now reassured and it’s like getting back on the horse 19

9 June 2018 1:31 AM Mr Lebanon: Nabbout flying the flag for his community in Russia

For the best part of six years, Andrew Nabbout has been brushing off a constant advance. Since he was 19, the Lebanese Football Association have been calling him up to their national team. No matter how hard they tried, he kept knocking them back, even in the times when he felt discarded by Australian football. His reason was simple: he never lost hope of playing 97

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Israeli jet shot down in Syria after Iranian drone intercepted

Jerusalem: Syrian anti-aircraft fire shot down an Israeli jet on Saturday, the military said, after Israel intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck an Iranian target there. Footage from northern Israel showed what appeared to be white aircraft debris scattered on the ground. It was one of the most serious incidents involving Israel 67

18 December 2017 1:31 PM Lebanon detains suspect in murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes

Beirut: Lebanese security forces have arrested a Lebanese taxi driver suspected of killing Rebecca Dykes, a British woman who worked at the British embassy in Beirut and was found dead on Saturday, a security source said. The source said preliminary investigations showed the motive was purely criminal, not political. Lebanon's NNA news agency reported 84

16 November 2017 8:08 AM Macron invites Hariri family to France 'not at all' for exile

Paris: Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri and his family will travel to France in coming days, a French presidential source says, after Emmanuel Macron invited him as part of efforts to defuse tensions in the Middle East. Speaking in the German city of Bonn after a climate conference on Wednesday, Macron said his invitation was not an offer of exile 131

6 November 2017 3:11 AM Rugby League World Cup: England's Jermain McGillvary charged over alleged bite to Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah

England winger Jermaine McGillvary faces being rubbed out of the Rugby League World Cup after being ordered to front a judiciary hearing on Wednesday night to face biting allegations. McGillvary will appear via a video link from England camp in Perth after being charged with contrary conduct for allegedly biting Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah. Fiji demolish 60

6 November 2017 2:01 AM Rugby League World Cup 2017: Possible quarter-finals scenarios

Fiji demolish Wales in Townsville, while Papua New Guinea score an exciting win against Ireland in Port Moresby. Ireland's Michael McIlorum scored a try in the 36-12 win over Italy during the World Cup Rugby League game and Tonga put on a demolishing display over Scotland. The Kiwis coach is still yet to have a conversation with the Cowboys wrecking 68

3 November 2017 1:24 PM Australian detained in Lebanon, suspected of trying to join Islamic State in Syria

An Australian teenager, suspected of trying to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State, has been arrested in Lebanon, local officials say. The Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF) said in a statement it had arrested a Lebanese-Australian man, who had lived in Sydney for several years "and embraced extremist ideology". The ISF said the man, born in 1999, had become 64

30 October 2017 3:23 AM Australian victory at Beersheba remembered

Through the machine gun and rifle fire they charged, a cloud of dust rising as men of the Australian light horse, clutching their bayonets, hurtled towards Turkish defences around the city of Beersheba. In the age of the machine gun, men and horses should have been mown down but on that late afternoon of October 31, 1917, daring and desperation produced 77