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

Jet ski campaign sparks racism row

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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

Anjar

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Anjar (Arabic: عنجر‎), also known as Haoush Mousa (Arabic: حوش موسى‎ / Ḥawsh Mūsá), is a town of Lebanon located in the Bekaa Valley. The population is 2,400, consisting almost entirely of Armenians.... 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

Jim Saad

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He was born in Lebanon in 1921 and migrated to Australia in 1923. He started work at the age of 14. Jim is married with 4 children. In 1939 he tried to join the Australian Army but was turned back because he was too young.... Read full article

Her Excellency, Professor Marie Bashir AC, Governor of New South Wales

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On 1 March 2001, Prof. Marie Bashir made history by being the first person of Lebanese background to be appointed New South Wales Governor - the highest executive position in the state. Prof. Bashir is the first ever female New South Wales Governor.... Read full article

Elie Chamas

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Married to Clair Becharra and has 4 children: Tony, Rita, Karim and Nabil. Back in Lebanon, he had an association with the Australian Embassy in Beirut providing services to it during the war.... Read full article

HARDINE VILLAGE, THE TEMPLE OF GOD MERCURY

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Hardine means in Syriac language: “Pious”, Witness of justice, Ardent in faith and Square of religion.... Read full article

Mahmoud Daher

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Arrived in Australia on October 24th 1970, with only $15.00 in his pocket and no family or friends. His first job was in Mascot in a meal factory like many other immigrants that helped build this country, meant being up by 4.00 p.m. and travelling...... 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

Dr. Mary Collins

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Born in Hamana Lebanon to Samira and Raymond George Chebib on December 7th 1965, she was the first of three children. In 1966 her family immigrated to Colombia, and after two and a half years again emigrated, but now to Brisbane Australia...... Read full article

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