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The catharsis of authentic Arab filmmaking

by Amal Awad on

Showing films from around the world is important for the construction of more complex narratives around non-Anglo cultures, particularly those involving women.... Read full article

New Iraqi ambassador in Canberra

by Alison Caldwell on

ELEANOR HALL: The Iraqi embassy is due to be reopened in Canberra today. It closed in March last year at the start of the war with the United States. But now Iraqi representation is back in Canberra with the new ambassador, Ghanim Al Shibli.... Read full article

Sacred statue of the Virgin Mary decapitated in disgraceful attack on Catholic church

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'This was a symbol of our Christianity': Sacred statue of the Virgin Mary decapitated in disgraceful attack on Catholic church.... Read full article

Street coup for Australian Kfarsghab Association

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THERE’S a Parramatta Rd in the Lebanese village of Kfarsghab and now Parramatta is set to return the favour. Parramatta Council is considering renaming Amos St, east of Good St, Kfarsghab Pl in recognition of the ties our city has...... Read full article

Facebook cited in 20% of U.S divorces‏

by Richard Adams (The Guardian) on

When Facebook gets involved, relationships can quickly fall apart – as Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi have discovered. But dictatorships are not the only ties being dissolved by social networking sites: now Facebook is increasingly being blamed...... Read full article

هذه الأعراض البسيطة قد تدل على الإصابة بالسرطان

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جسم الإنسان معجزة إلهية بكل المقاييس، لاحتوائه على العديد من الأجهزة والأعضاء التي لم تُخلق عبثًا، حيث يقوم كل جهاز فيه بمسؤوليته على أكمل وجه، وعند الشعور بأي خطر أو أعراض مَرضية، تنتج لديه ردات فعل إنذارية، تُنَبه من أجل سُرعة إنقاذ الوضع قبل تفاقم... Read full article

Jaj

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Jaj is a mountainous village in the Jbeil District of Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. It is 68 kilometers north of Beirut. Jaj has an average elevation of 1,220 meters above sea level and a total land area of 1,174 hectares.... Read full article

Don’t Date A Successful Arab Woman

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My mentor once told me there’s nothing that scares an Arab man more than a successful Arab woman who doesn’t have to depend on him.... Read full article

Not Read a Book Lately? Blame Netflix, Says Study

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Are you all caught up on your favorite Netflix show, but that novel on your nightstand is gathering dust?... Read full article

Baalbek

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Baalbeck, Lebanon's greatest Roman treasure, can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world. The largest and most noble Roman temples ever built, they are also among the best preserved.... Read full article

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