Articles in Arts & Culture, Beauty Pageants, Religion, People, Technology, Food, Local News and Middle East News

Australia Day honours: Abla Amad, Melbourne restaurateur recognised in Australia Day awards

on

When Lebanese immigrant Abla Amad opened her own restaurant in Melbourne's cosmopolitan Carlton in 1979, she wanted to introduce the community to authentic food she cooked for her family at home.... Read full article

The 10 Countries With the Fastest Internet

on

South Korea leads the world as the home of the planet's fastest Internet, followed by Japan, Hong Kong and Switzerland. The United States makes the cut, but not until further down on the top 10 list.... Read full article

Triumph for Brazilian in Miss Lebanon Overseas contest

by Hani Kfouri on

FURN AL-SHUBBAK: While Brazil missed out on World Cup 2010 this month, it did pick up another international win, in the Miss Lebanon Overseas contest. Two diaspora organizations, the Lebanese World Committee and the World Lebanese Cultural Union...... Read full article

Sisi to Unveil 'New Suez Canal' as Egypt Makes History

on

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday inaugurates a "new" Suez Canal in a historic moment of national pride, as Egypt seeks to boost its economy and international standing.... Read full article

El Emigrante, a statue commemorates the Lebanese people who have settled in Australia

on

Lebanese migrants have been settling in Australia from the mid-19th century. By the 1880s sizeable numbers of Lebanese people were finding homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.... Read full article

From Colombia to Lebanon: Father Dario Escobar

on

In his spartan hermitage several kilometres up a narrow footpath in northern Lebanon's Qadisha Valley, only one trait remains from Dario Escobar's previous life: a love of football. The 75-year-old recluse hails from a wealthy Colombian family...... Read full article

Oscars: Lebanon Selects 'Void' for Foreign-Language Category

on

The film is the second submission from screenwriter Georges Khabbaz and has taken a slew of awards in the country.... Read full article

2 Dead, 174 Hurt as Egyptians Flood Streets to Demand Morsi's Ouster

by Naharnet on

Egyptians flooded the streets on Sunday determined to oust Islamist President Mohamed Morsi on the anniversary of his turbulent first year in power, in the biggest protests Egypt has seen since the 2011 revolt.... Read full article

Did you know the following about Lebanon?

on

The name Lebanon comes from the Semitic root lbn, meaning “white”, likely a reference to the snow-capped Mount Lebanon. Occurrences of the name have been found in texts from the library of Ebla, which date to the third millennium BC...... Read full article

Top 5 Lebanese bakeries that will blow your mind in Bankstown

on

FROM traditional flat breads to sweet and sticky baklava, lovers of baked goods are spoiled for choice in the Bankstown area.... Read full article

Advertisement