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Beirut is home to the world’s No. 8 best restaurant

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Monocle magazine’s annual Restaurant Awards are out and the only restaurant in the Middle East to be selected among the world’s top 50 is Lebanon’s acclaimed lunchtime eatery Tawlet, which got an impressive ranking as No. 8 in the world.... Read full article

Lebanese legend Sabah dies aged 87

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Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, died Wednesday at her residence, local media said. Sabah is among the most prolific Arab singers, with around 3,500 songs in her repertoire. The actress and singer was born in Beirut in 1927, she was 87.... Read full article

Australian Taxation Office conducts ‘Reinventing the ATO’ briefing workshops

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In May 2015 the Access and Diversity Unit of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and ‘Reinventing the ATO’ team in conjunction with MultiConnexions conducted a series of workshops on ‘Reinventing the ATO’. ... Read full article

The world's largest flag - The Lebanese Flag

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A giant Lebanese flag, said to be the largest in the world, will be unfurled in Beirut next month, Lebanon’s ambassador to Kuwait has said.... Read full article

Did you know the following about Lebanon?

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The name Lebanon comes from the Semitic root lbn, meaning “white”, likely a reference to the snow-capped Mount Lebanon. Occurrences of the name have been found in texts from the library of Ebla, which date to the third millennium BC...... 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

The Salvation Army Media Release

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Senator the Hon. Kate Lundy, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, gave the keynote address at the launch of The Salvation Army’s 2011 Red Shield Appeal to ethnic communities... Read full article

Schoolkids Bonus July payments have started

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The second instalment of the Schoolkids Bonus is currently being paid to eligible families to help lighten the load of mid-year school expenses.... 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

Winners of the AABC Business Awards Announced

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Three winners of the Australian Arab Business Council (AABC) Business Awards 2014, were announced at the AABC Harbour Cruise dinner which was held on Saturday 8 November.... Read full article

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