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Unmarried couples not welcome in Lebanese hotels…unless they’re foreign

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Want to embark on a weekend getaway with your significant other? Remove yourself from Beirut’s traffic, smog and horns, and relax on the terrace of a mountaintop resort? Well, if you’re Lebanese and not hitched, you are probably out of luck...... Read full article

10 Celebrities You Forgot Were Lebanese

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If there’s something that 90% of Lebanese people possess, it’s pride. This is especially true when they find out that an internationally famous celebrity originates from Lebanon and it just so happens that said celebrity is their mother’s second ...... Read full article

George Mezher and Nola Mezher

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George Mezher and his sister Nola Mezher from Haberfield. In 1981 they established the charity Our Lady of Snows after striking it lucky in Lotto.... 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

Premier Steve Phillip Bracks

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Stephen Phillip Bracks (born October 15, 1954), Australian politician, has been Premier of Victoria since 1999. Bracks was born in Ballarat, a provincial city north-west of Melbourne, where his family, which is of Lebanese Maronite-Christian descent... 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

Rob loves his home

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COMEDIAN SAYS AREA INFLUENCED WHO HE IS. HE HAS made a living poking fun at the characters of the west, but do not let Fat. Actor and comedian Rob Shehadie, pictured at Parramatta Riverside Theatres, has a deep affinity for western Sydney.... Read full article

From Beirut to Boston: The Utter Americanness of Khalil Gibran

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He was an immigrant child from Lebanon who passed through Ellis Island and became America’s best-selling poet. His story is America’s story.... Read full article

Anthony Alexander Alam

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According to the Biographical Register of the New South Wales Parliament 1901-1970, Alexander Alam was born in Wallsend in 1896. He was the son of Joseph Alam and Mary Hashem who are described as being "storekeeper and Lebanese migrants".... Read full article

Elias Youssef Trad

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Born in Barhalioun, North Lebanon in 1909, came to Australia at the age of 17. He immediately joined the Australian Army. Elias wanted to be a translator for the Australian troops in the Middle East. He served Australia with dignity and pride.... Read full article

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