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Joseph P Baini

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Born on the 27th of February 1944, in a village situated between Zgharta and Tripoli in Lebanon’s Northern Region, Mejdlaya. He is married to Mary and has four children, Colette, Tanya, Richard, and Natalie.... Read full article

Pride of Australia: Dr Jamal Rifi named as finalist in Fair Go medal

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Dr Rifi moved to Australia to study medicine in 1984. Ever since, he has worked hard to build bridges between the Muslim and non-Muslim communities, founding several organisations including Muslim Doctors Against Violence.... Read full article

Her Excellency, Professor Marie Bashir AC, Governor of New South Wales

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On 1 March 2001, Prof. Marie Bashir made history by being the first person of Lebanese background to be appointed New South Wales Governor - the highest executive position in the state. Prof. Bashir is the first ever female New South Wales Governor.... Read full article

Dr. Mary Collins

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Born in Hamana Lebanon to Samira and Raymond George Chebib on December 7th 1965, she was the first of three children. In 1966 her family immigrated to Colombia, and after two and a half years again emigrated, but now to Brisbane Australia...... Read full article

Muslim bride's unique Martin Place tribute

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As the Sydney siege memorial grows, a Muslim bride has made a pilgrimage to Martin Place on her wedding day. Manal Kassem was adorned in a white dress, hijab and veil when she laid her wedding bouquet on the river of floral tributes...... Read full article

Father who raised his 3 young girls after their mother died of breast cancer shares the lessons ...

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Joseph Wakim has raised three daughters after his wife died of cancer. Grace, Michelle and Joy were all under 11 when their mum died in 2003. Mr Wakim raised them solo despite pushes to get help to cook and clean...... Read full article

Premier Steve Phillip Bracks

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Stephen Phillip Bracks (born October 15, 1954), Australian politician, has been Premier of Victoria since 1999. Bracks was born in Ballarat, a provincial city north-west of Melbourne, where his family, which is of Lebanese Maronite-Christian descent... 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

National Museum of Beirut

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The National Museum of Beirut currently exhibits 1300 artifacts from its collection of approximately 100,000 objects.The museum displays follow a chronological circuit beginning in Prehistory and ending in the Ottoman ...... 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

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