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Miss Lebanon Australia shows off new Arab woman

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To some it might appear to be just a beauty contest, but for the Arabic community the Miss Lebanon Australia Beauty Pageant is also playing an important role in breaking down stereotypes about culture and religion.... Read full article

Iconomos John Nicholas Shehadie

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Born in Lebanon in 1907 and arrived in Australia in 1923. He is the son of the first Antiochian Orthodox priest to arrive in Australia, the very Reverend Exarch Nicholas Shehadie.... 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

Asia's Most Expensive City is Now Beirut

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Beirut has become the most expensive city in the Middle East this year. Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, is the 10th most expensive rental city in the world, compared with last year’s rank of 28.... Read full article

ISIS Destroys 5th Century Assyrian Monastery in Syria

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Photos posted on ISIS social media sites show the destruction of Mar Elian monastery in Qaryatain, Syria, which is near Homs. Qaryatain fell to ISIS on August 6. An estimated 1,400 Syriac Orthodox and 400 Syriac Catholic Assyrians lived in Qaryatain ... Read full article

Street coup for Australian Kfarsghab Association

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THERE’S a Parramatta Rd in the Lebanese village of Kfarsghab and now Parramatta is set to return the favour. Parramatta Council is considering renaming Amos St, east of Good St, Kfarsghab Pl in recognition of the ties our city has...... Read full article

12 things you might want to delete from your Facebook page

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With billions of users, Facebook is one of the most powerful influencers in the world. But with anything that powerful, you have to be careful how you deal with it.... Read full article

Karl Chehade

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Born in Lebanon in 1933. He is the oldest son of 9 children. Karl Chehade arrived in Australia in 1951. He spent the first 14 months in Sydney before departing to Adelaide.... 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

Joe Joseph

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Joe Joseph was born in Australia in 1931, his parents migrated to Australia in 1921, he lost his wife Ave of Irish descent on Christmas Eve 1994 due to cancer.... Read full article

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