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Google Looking to Future after 20 Years of Search

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Google celebrated its 20th birthday Monday, marking two decades in which it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name has become a verb.... Read full article

Saida (Sidon)

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SAIDA (SIDON, SAIDON) is said to mean "fishing", and even today fishermen moor their boats in the small picturesque port. Sidon was the third great Phoenician city-state, rivaling Byblos and Tyre as a naval power. In Darius' time...... 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

السفير البابوي في كانبيرا كرم القائم بأعمال سفارة لبنان وقلده ميدالية البابا فرنسيس

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وطنية - سيدني - استقبل السفير البابوي في كانبيرا المطران ادولف يالانا، القائم بأعمال سفارة لبنان في استراليا جيسكار الخوري، لمناسبة قرب انتهاء مهمته في استراليا في حضور راعي أبرشية الطائفة المارونية المطران انطوان شربل طربيه... Read full article

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

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

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

Barbara Perry

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Mrs Barbara Perry was elected to the NSW Parliament in late 2001. Mrs Perry - whose father left Kfarsghab at 16 years of age with "little more than the clothes on his back" - is the first female Lebanese-Australian to take on such a role. ... Read full article

The Victims of the Sydney siege

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Sydney's Martin Place siege ended tragically, with the loss of two innocent lives. The siege ended at two this morning, after 34-year-old Tori Johnson allegedly wrestled the gunman in an attempt to take action.... 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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