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THE 44 PLACES TO GO IN 2009 - Beirut Number #1

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With a recent (though perhaps tenuous) detente keeping the violence in check, the capital of Lebanon is poised to reclaim its title as the Paris of the Middle East.... 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

A Lebanese Experience from a Foreigners Eyes!

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We always forget about the beauty that surrounds us, about the music that we no longer hear and the nights that we take for granted, maybe even call them routine-ish!... Read full article

Meet The Iraqi Refugee Who Tried To Repay Over $18,000 In Welfare Money After He Became A Success

by Ben Collins on

In 2009, Sam Eisho walked into the Centrelink office at Maroubra and tried to give the staff a cheque for more than $18,000. Told to line up at the end of the claims queue, he attempted to explain that he was there to pay back what he felt he owed.. ... Read full article

REPORT: In Lebanon, some people ski, others swim in one day (video)

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While a number of Lebanese people headed to the mountains on Sunday to sky, many others chose to hit the beaches to benefit from the sunny weather and high temperature.... Read full article

Beirut, Number One Tourist Destination In the World?

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Yet another article about Beirut, described as the no.1 tourist distination in the world. This time, the article comes from a french website: Senioractu.... Read full article

What became of Beirut's 1960s jet-set playgrounds

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Beirut (CNN)For several decades the name "Beirut" has conjured images of devastation and danger. But not so long ago, it enjoyed a reputation as a playground for the world's most affluent tourists.... Read full article

Jet ski campaign sparks racism row

by Stefanie Menezes on

A national Australian-Lebanese group has called on New South Wales Maritime to change a jet ski safety awareness campaign, which it says discriminates against ethnic communities and encourages racial profiling.... Read full article

Melbourne voted best city in the world to live - for the third year in a row

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The Victorian capital came out top among 140 cities for providing the best living conditions for the third year in a row. Adelaide, Sydney and Perth again made it into the top 10 of The Economist Intelligence Unit's liveability survey... Read full article

جسر بحري أوفر من توسيع طريق جونية

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كان لافتاً إفتتاح الرئيس التركي رجب طيب أردوغان جسراً جديداً على مضيق البوسفور، والذي سجّل أرقاماً قياسية عالمية جديدة دافعاً بتركيا إلى المراكز العالمية الأولى... Read full article

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