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Jet ski campaign sparks racism row

by Stefanie Menezes on

A national Australian-Lebanese group has called on New South Wales Maritime to change a jet ski safety awareness campaign, which it says discriminates against ethnic communities and encourages racial profiling.... 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

هؤلاء هم من كشفوا عن المخطط الارهابي لإسقاط الطائرة للسلطات الاوسترالية

by Australian Lebanese News on

أفادت المصادر الى انه بناء على معلومات استخباراتية من وكالات الاستخبارات العالمية تم اعتقال اربعة اشخاص وهم رجلان وابنيهما للاشتباه بتورطهما التخطيط لإسقاط طائرة متوجهة من سيدني الى الشرق الاوسط وهم خالد مرعي وعبدول مرعي وخالد خياط ومحمود خياط... Read full article

Australia to Compel Chat Apps to Hand over Encrypted Messages

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Social media giants like Facebook and WhatsApp will be compelled to share encrypted messages of suspected terrorists and other criminals with Australian police under new laws unveiled Friday.... Read full article

AABN dinner with Councillors

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The Australian Arab Business Network hosted a business dinner to meet with Local Government Councillors of Arabic-speaking background on Thursday 19 November 2009 at Gebran Lebanese Cuisine in Mt Lewis.... 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

Facebook cited in 20% of U.S divorces‏

by Richard Adams (The Guardian) on

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

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

by Emily Crane on

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

You could be commuting from Melbourne to Sydney in 40 minutes (video)

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They always said the future was coming. A time when we'd look at shows like Futurama and The Jetsons and they'd seem completely normal to the present.... 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

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