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Maurice Haddad

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Born in Kfarsgharb, Lebanon in 1939, Maurice Haddad migrated to Australia with his family in 1949.He studied at Marist Brothers high school in Parramatta and upon finishing was awarded a scholarship to the prestigious University of Sydney...... Read full article

Karim Kisrwani

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Karim Kisrwani arrived in Australia in 1957.He Began working in a factory then commenced importing goods from Lebanon. In 1969 opened his travel agency in which he located a Westpac Bank Branch, and was appointed as the first volunteered...... Read full article

Introducing Sydneysiders to modern tarab – music that elates the soul

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For the first time in Sydney, classical Arabic music pieces are rearranged and performed with a modern touch to suit the Western ear. Highly acclaimed tarab musicians are presenting Middle Eastern music with an exciting and refreshing approach.... Read full article

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

Jessica Kahawaty

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Jessica Michelle Kahawaty is a beauty pageant titleholder from Lebanon and Australia, and is currently the face of Maybelline Cosmetics in Asia and India. Jessica is currently finishing a combined degree of Bachelor of Laws and Business...... Read full article

Ahmad Elrich

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Ahmad Elrich (born 30 May 1981 in Sydney) is a former Australian football (soccer) midfielder. He is of Lebanese descent and is the older brother of Adelaide United player Tarek Elrich. Ahmad began his professional career at the Parramatta Eagles..... Read full article

El Emigrante, a statue commemorates the Lebanese people who have settled in Australia

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Lebanese migrants have been settling in Australia from the mid-19th century. By the 1880s sizeable numbers of Lebanese people were finding homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.... Read full article

Is this the end of shisha? New smoking laws may snuff out Middle Eastern water pipes in outdoor cafe

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LAWS banning smoking in outdoor dining areas from July 6 may spell the end of Parramatta’s popular shisha restaurants.... Read full article

Sydney & Melbourne Are Among The Top 20 Safest Cities In The World

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The Economist’s Intelligence Unit has released a ranking of the safest major cities in the world, and Tokyo comes out on top.... Read full article

Parramatta is friends with Lebanon

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LEBANON will soon be mates with Parramatta through a goodwill agreement being set up by Lord Mayor Paul Garrard. At last week’s council meeting, Cr Garrard put forward his scheme to set up the agreement between Lebanese village associations...... Read full article

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