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6921

Lebanese Chess Prodigy Mark Abou Deeb on Refusing to Play against Israeli Opponents: Israel Is the Enemy

December 25, 2017

Lebanese Chess Prodigy Mark Abou Deeb on Refusing to Play against Israeli Opponents: Israel Is the Enemy

Duration:
01:58
Source:
OTV (Lebanon)
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On December 25, 2018, Lebanese chess prodigy Mark Abou Deeb appeared on OTV (Lebanon). He shyly explained that he had refused to compete against an Israeli player during a chess championship in Spain because Israel is an enemy. He was also prodded to thank Hizbullah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah for liberating Lebanon from Israel. Following are excerpts:   Rosanna Rammal: Many Lebanese people consider you to be a hero, right? Mark Abou Deeb: Yes. Rosanna Rammal: You refused to compete ...

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