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19 November 2018 7:50 AM Lebanese community unites behind Cedars ahead of historic clash

After spending 18 years in the cross-faith Lebanese military, Wehbe moved to Sydney in 2008, joining a community that is among the oldest and most continuous migrant groups in Australia. The Lebanese began arriving in Australia during the 1880s, some 60 years before Lebanon was an independent country. Before Redfern had the Rabbitohs, the local Maronite 69

13 November 2018 5:14 AM Milligan says squad culture can fill Socceroos leadership void

"We're all very aware that a leadership gap has been left with Mile and Timmy. Everybody is able to step up and fill that role. It's more about creating and keeping that culture going forward. When Arnie (coach Graham Arnold) is ready to make a decision, he'll do so." Milligan considered retirement after the World Cup but has no regrets about fulfilling 33

6 November 2018 4:47 AM Ballymore to host Asian Cup warm-up match between South Korea and Uzbekistan

The match will coincide with the Socceroos’ match against Lebanon in Sydney, which would be Tim Cahill’s farewell to international football. Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop said the FFA had helped facilitate the international match, which would serve as a warm-up for the 2019 Asian Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates 27

31 October 2018 11:42 AM Goodwin wants to kick down Socceroos door after superb FFA Cup display

Craig Goodwin has his foot in the door for Socceroos selection – but Adelaide United's FFA Cup hero intends to kick it down by dominating the A-League and leaving coach Graham Arnold with no choice but to take him to the Asian Cup. Goodwin partied long into the night with his Reds teammates after Tuesday night's 2-1 win over Sydney FC. He had only two or three 20

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 33

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 32

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 114

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 87

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 104

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 153