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Lebanese IS Fighter First to be Stripped of Australian Citizenship

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An Islamic State fighter carrying the Lebanese nationality has become the first Australian to be stripped of his citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, authorities and reports said.... Read full article

Lebanon and the Sydney International Food Festival

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Last year, the Sydney International Food Festival’s World Chef Showcase was one hell of a treat. Inspiring figures of the world’s culinary scene gathered in our beautiful city and spoke about the one thing that really unites the world: food.... Read full article

Australian woman jailed in Abu Dhabi over Facebook post

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An Australian woman has been jailed in Abu Dhabi, pending her deportation, for a cyber-crime offence after she posted a picture of a car parked across two disabled parking spaces outside her apartment.... Read full article

The Hon Scott Morrison MP launched The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal to Multicultural Communities

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The Salvation Army launched its annual Red Shield Appeal to multicultural communities on 6th May 2015, with a national fundraising target of $74 million, which includes a $9.5 million target for the doorknock weekend.... Read full article

Syrians Denied Entry at Philadelphia Airport, Sent Back to Lebanon

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Six Syrians including Christians were turned away from Philadelphia International Airport in the United States and sent back to Lebanon, an official at Beirut airport told AFP on Sunday.... Read full article

Egypt Jet Hijacker Says was Shot Fighting Israeli Troops in Lebanon

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An Egyptian hijacker who is fighting his extradition from Cyprus claimed Thursday that he had been wounded in an attack on the Israeli army in Lebanon.... Read full article

Dr Jamal Rifi named 2015 Australian Father of the Year

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The prestigious 2015 Australian Father of the Year Award has been awarded to Dr Jamal Rif in honour of his devotion to his family, his commitment to his profession and his strong personal efforts to build understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim..... 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

AFFA 2013 Media Release

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قصص عربية عن الحب و الحرب تأتي للشاشة الأسترالية - The 10th Arab Film Festival Australia will share the stories and culture of the Arab world with the Australian audience with an impressive program of six feature films and five short films... Read full article

Egypt’s army gives Mursi the boot

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Egypt will see a new President sworn in Thursday to oversee a transition to early elections after a dramatic four days that saw the country’s first freely elected president, Islamist Mohammad Mursi, swept from power in a swift military coup.... Read full article

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