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30,000 Displaced from Iraq's Fallujah in 3 Days

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Fighting in the Iraqi city of Fallujah has displaced at least 30,000 people in three days, the Norwegian Refugee Council said Sunday, warning that a humanitarian disaster was unfolding.... Read full article

Mum charged for 'slapping misbehaving son'

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A mother of three is "mortified" after being charged with common assault for allegedly slapping her four-year-old son twice in the face when he had a tantrum at the shops.... Read full article

Australia to offer new 5-year visas to migrants’ families

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Canberra: The Australian government on Saturday (Sep 24) launched a new five-year visas for families of migrants in a bid to reduce decade-long waiting list seeking permanent residency.... Read full article

Kfarsghab

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Kfarsghab, is a village located in the Zgharta District in the North Governorate of Lebanon. It is situated in the Valley of Qadisha, which is considered a holy and spiritual place in Eastern Christianity.... 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

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

The Ethnic Business Awards 2009 Winners

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Three brothers who came to Australia with nothing but the clothes on their backs have taken out the big prize at this year’s Ethnic Business Awards.... Read full article

New Iraqi ambassador in Canberra

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ELEANOR HALL: The Iraqi embassy is due to be reopened in Canberra today. It closed in March last year at the start of the war with the United States. But now Iraqi representation is back in Canberra with the new ambassador, Ghanim Al Shibli.... 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

El Emigrante, a statue commemorates the Lebanese people who have settled in Australia

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Lebanese migrants have been settling in Australia from the mid-19th century. By the 1880s sizeable numbers of Lebanese people were finding homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.... Read full article

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