. The Ministry of Information will hold several meetings with beIN Sports to buy the rights and broadcast the games on Télé Liban. If the deal goes through, Lebanese football fans will be able to watch the World Cup for free. If not, each household will have to pay $100 to beIN Sports to receive the 2018 World Cup package. beIN filed a lawsuit against Télé Liban in 2014 because the Lebanese state-run channel aired the World Cup without permission. The 2018 World Cup will take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018.