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Mother Teresa, the war in Lebanon and the rescue of 100 orphans and children with disabilities

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In 1982, in the middle of fighting, the nun saved from bombardments a group of children in an orphanage. Disabled and ill, the children had been abandoned by the staff. Through faith and prayer, she obtained a ceasefire to evacuate. ... Read full article

John Symond

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John Symond was born near Goulburn in NSW, he studied one year of dentistry, two years of Arts and then Law. He established one of Sydney's biggest suburban legal practices.... Read full article

Iconomos John Nicholas Shehadie

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Born in Lebanon in 1907 and arrived in Australia in 1923. He is the son of the first Antiochian Orthodox priest to arrive in Australia, the very Reverend Exarch Nicholas Shehadie.... Read full article

New Iraqi ambassador in Canberra

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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

Phoenician or Arab? Lebanon's Never-ending Debate

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"I am a Phoenician, not an Arab," asserts 20-year-old Lebanese student Rebecca Yazbeck when asked to define her identity, with nothing more than conviction to back her claim. But fellow Lebanese Shehade Seqlawi feels differently.... Read full article

Majida Abboud-Saab

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She studied Communications at the University of Technology, including radio, television, film and journalism. Majida has been involved in all aspects of broadcasting for a quarter of a century.... Read full article

Tannourine

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Tannourine is a Lebanese municipality located in the Batroun District, part of the Mohafazah of North-Lebanon, 75 km from the capital Beirut. Tannourine is the plural of the Syriac word Tannour. A Tannour is an old stone oven used in ancient times. ... Read full article

The world's largest flag - The Lebanese Flag

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A giant Lebanese flag, said to be the largest in the world, will be unfurled in Beirut next month, Lebanon’s ambassador to Kuwait has said.... Read full article

Lebanese descended from Biblical Canaanites: genetic study

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Modern day Lebanese people are largely descended from an ancient tribe ordered to be annihilated or forced from the land in the Bible. The Canaanites, who according to the Old Testament occupied the Jewish Promised Land, were largely conquered ...... Read full article

Joseph Hassib Harb

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Born in Barsa Al-Koura in 1921 and arrived in Melbourne Australia 1961. Since his arrival he committed his efforts to help his community and continues to do so until today. He is blessed with a wonderful voice that he used in the church choir.... Read full article

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