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Ben Elias

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He was born in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1963. He arrived in Australia with his family in 1966.Ben has lived all his life in Australia and is married with 2 children. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business from the University of Western Sydney-Nepean.... Read full article

Joseph Hassib Harb

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Born in Barsa Al-Koura in 1921 and arrived in Melbourne Australia 1961. Since his arrival he committed his efforts to help his community and continues to do so until today. He is blessed with a wonderful voice that he used in the church choir.... Read full article

Prestons couple to be married by Microsoft

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A Prestons groom-to-be will organise his wedding using only the internet after winning a Microsoft competition. Michael Najm & his fiancee Jenny Romero, were the winners of the computer giant’s social experiment known as the ‘Microsoft Marry Me’...... Read full article

Mark McGuire

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Mark is the grandson to, Hanna Elias Hajje who arrived in Australia with his two brothers in 1890 but later changed his surname to McGuire, Hanna married in 1898, built and opened a general store at South Gundagai in 1902...... Read full article

Introducing Sydneysiders to modern tarab – music that elates the soul

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For the first time in Sydney, classical Arabic music pieces are rearranged and performed with a modern touch to suit the Western ear. Highly acclaimed tarab musicians are presenting Middle Eastern music with an exciting and refreshing approach.... Read full article

Mother Teresa, the war in Lebanon and the rescue of 100 orphans and children with disabilities

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In 1982, in the middle of fighting, the nun saved from bombardments a group of children in an orphanage. Disabled and ill, the children had been abandoned by the staff. Through faith and prayer, she obtained a ceasefire to evacuate. ... Read full article

Muslim bride's unique Martin Place tribute

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As the Sydney siege memorial grows, a Muslim bride has made a pilgrimage to Martin Place on her wedding day. Manal Kassem was adorned in a white dress, hijab and veil when she laid her wedding bouquet on the river of floral tributes...... Read full article

John Symond

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John Symond was born near Goulburn in NSW, he studied one year of dentistry, two years of Arts and then Law. He established one of Sydney's biggest suburban legal practices.... Read full article

Elie Akouri

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Elie Akouri the Teacher, choreographer, Costume Designer, former School Co-ordinator, and Founder of the Cedars of Lebanon Folkloric Dance Group, was born in Lebanon in 1953 and immigrated to Australia in 1972.... 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

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