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Arab Film Festival Australia 2013

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The 10th Arab Film Festival Australia will share the stories & culture of the Arab world with the Australian audience with an impressive program of six feature films & five short films from 10 countries. The festival will run from 27 June to 14 July... Read full article

Arab Business Network re-elects Hamdan and a new Board

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The Australian Arab Business Network has just re-elected Mr. Radwan Hamdan as President of the Network for the second year in a row with a new Board that has four new faces.... Read full article

Ehden اٍهدن‎

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Ehden is a mountainous town situated in the heart of the northern mountains of Lebanon and on the southwestern slopes of Mount Makmal in the Mount Lebanon Range. Its residents are the people of Zgharta, as it is within the Zgharta District.... Read full article

Australian Lebanese ANZACS

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Anzac Day, 25 April, is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.... Read full article

Winners of the AABC Business Awards Announced

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Three winners of the Australian Arab Business Council (AABC) Business Awards 2014, were announced at the AABC Harbour Cruise dinner which was held on Saturday 8 November.... Read full article

Lebanese ANZACs of World War One

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Below is a list of Australians of Lebanese heritage who served during World War One. They are represented in all Australian campaigns including Gallipoli. Some were killed in action, some wounded and some were prisoners of war.... Read full article

AABN November Dinner "Creative – thinking in Business"

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“Creativity should not just be encouraged in business, it needs to be utilised effectively,” said Nigel Collin of Nigel Collin Creatives addressing members and guests were at the monthly dinner of AABN at Fontana Di Trevi, Bankstown on Wed, 11 Nov.... Read full article

Australian Army Archives Reveal Pre-Independence Lebanon In Rare 1941 Footage

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In what may be a super rare find, this gem of a video appeared before me on YouTube. Not only does it depict Lebanon’s Cedar ski slopes in 1941 but the low number of views makes it all the more worthwhile.... 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

The Ethnic Business Awards 2009 Winners

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Three brothers who came to Australia with nothing but the clothes on their backs have taken out the big prize at this year’s Ethnic Business Awards.... Read full article

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