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Articles in History, Lebanese Cuisine and Middle East News

Australia ranks in the top 10 of the 23 richest countries in the world

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Qatar, Luxembourg and Singapore: On top of sharing the particularity of being some of the smallest countries in the world, they are also the three richest countries in the world, according to an analysis by the Global Finance Magazine.... Read full article

Egypt’s army gives Mursi the boot

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Egypt will see a new President sworn in Thursday to oversee a transition to early elections after a dramatic four days that saw the country’s first freely elected president, Islamist Mohammad Mursi, swept from power in a swift military coup.... Read full article

Lebanese IS Fighter First to be Stripped of Australian Citizenship

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An Islamic State fighter carrying the Lebanese nationality has become the first Australian to be stripped of his citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, authorities and reports said.... 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

Egypt’s Cinema Veteran Nour El-Sherif Dies At 69

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Egypt mourns the loss of one of its most esteemed actors, Nour El-Sherif, who has passed away on Tuesday at the age of 69 after putting up a battle with illness, state-owned MENA reported.... Read full article

Blast hits Italian consulate in Cairo: AFP journalist

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Cairo (AFP) - A powerful blast hit the Italian consulate in the Egyptian capital on Saturday, wounding two policemen and three passers-by, an AFP correspondent at the scene reported.... Read full article

Salam 'Won't Accept or Reject' Kataeb Ministers Resignation

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The resignations of Kataeb Party's ministers Sejaan Qazzi and Alain Hakim will remain unofficial, similarly to that of Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi, due to Prime Minister Tammam Salam's keenness on the coherence of his government, a media report said... 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

Ex Australian FM blasts Israeli “cruel occupation” of Palestinian land

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Former Australian foreign minister Bob Carr has spoken out against Israel’s “cruel” and “foul” occupation of Palestinian land, and its “ruinous path” in rejecting the creation of a state of Palestine.... Read full article

Lebanese ANZACs of World War One

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Below is a list of Australians of Lebanese heritage who served during World War One. They are represented in all Australian campaigns including Gallipoli. Some were killed in action, some wounded and some were prisoners of war.... Read full article

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