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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

Emma Alkheder designs George Khouzame Foundation logo

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THE George Khouzame Foundation has a new logo for its 2010 Big Give charity event, thanks to Revesby’s Broderick Gillawarna School student Emma Alkheder.... Read full article

From Beirut to Boston: The Utter Americanness of Khalil Gibran

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He was an immigrant child from Lebanon who passed through Ellis Island and became America’s best-selling poet. His story is America’s story.... Read full article

Firass Dirani is Cleo Bachelor of the Year

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Firass Dirani was virtually unknown until he started playing one of the country's most high profile nightclub owners on Underbelly. Now the dynamic actor has been crowned the 2010 Cleo Bachelor of the Year...... Read full article

The 10 Countries With the Fastest Internet

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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

Facebook cited in 20% of U.S divorces‏

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When Facebook gets involved, relationships can quickly fall apart – as Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi have discovered. But dictatorships are not the only ties being dissolved by social networking sites: now Facebook is increasingly being blamed...... Read full article

السفير العراقي لدى كانبرا تحدّث عن الوضع في الموصل وارجاء زيارة المالكي الى استراليا

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يعرف السفير العراقي لدى كانبرا غانم طه الشبلي لبنان منذ نعومة اظافره فهو منذ مطلع الخمسينات كان يزور لبنان مصطافاً مع والديه في شتورا وغيره... Read full article

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

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

حكومة الائتلاف تحدد موعد الاستفتاء العام لتشريع زواج مثليي الجنس

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سيتمكن المواطنون الأستراليون من التوجه لمراكز الاقتراع والادلاء برأيهم حول تشريع زواج المثليين وذلك في الخامس والعشرين من شهر تشرين الثاني /نوفمبر في حال وافق مجلس الشيوخ على اقتراح الحكومة لإجراء استفتاء عام للبت في هذه القضية... Read full article

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