Articles in Lebanese Community, Cities, Towns & Villages and Local News

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

The beauty of Lebanon in Australia

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THEY primped and they preened, and after a few champagnes backstage strutted their stuff before an enthusiastic crowd of more than 500 people.... Read full article

Snow at 500 Meters, Schools Closed as Storm Wreaks Havoc across Lebanon

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A powerful storm wreaked further havoc across the country on Tuesday, causing a fatality and major material damage and forcing the closure of all public and private schools and vocational institutes.... Read full article

Rahaf Abdalla crowned Miss Lebanon 2010

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Rahaf Abdallah, a 22-year old business management student, beat 15 other contestants to be crowned Miss Lebanon 2010 during the pageant that was held Friday night and organized by LBC.... 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

REPORT: In Lebanon, some people ski, others swim in one day (video)

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While a number of Lebanese people headed to the mountains on Sunday to sky, many others chose to hit the beaches to benefit from the sunny weather and high temperature.... Read full article

Street coup for Australian Kfarsghab Association

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THERE’S a Parramatta Rd in the Lebanese village of Kfarsghab and now Parramatta is set to return the favour. Parramatta Council is considering renaming Amos St, east of Good St, Kfarsghab Pl in recognition of the ties our city has...... Read full article

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

Largest Statue of Saint Charbel Installed on Faraya Mountain

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Lebanon’s largest statue of St Charbel was installed in Faraya on top of the Mount of the Cross. The height of the sculpture is 23.3 meters, 9.30 meters in width & weighs 40 tons. ... Read full article

Salameh: Money Transfer Firms Must Not Pay in Dollar to Recipients

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Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh on Monday called on all money transfer companies operating in Lebanon, such as Western Union and OMT, to exclusively use Lebanese currency when dispensing foreign cash transfers to recipients.... Read full article

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