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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

ATO boardroom briefings on Superannuation conducted in July

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In July 2013, the Access and Diversity Unit of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in conjunction with MultiConnexions conducted a series of boardroom briefings on superannuation. ... 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

Egypt billionare offers to buy Med island for refugees

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Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered to buy an island off Greece or Italy and develop it to help hundreds of thousands of people fleeing from Syria and other conflicts.... Read full article

Ella Rouge wins prestigious Business Award

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The President of the Australian Arab Business Network (AABN), Mr. Rodney Hamdan, has today congratulated AABN Corporate members, Ali and Manal Hammoud of Ella Rouge on winning this year’s initiative award in the prestigious Ethnic Business Awards.... 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

Lebanon Opens Its Borders To Receive The 5000 Assyrian Christians Fleeing From ISIS

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Assyrian Christians fleeing the Islamic State ISIS are now welcome to take refuge in Lebanon because their humanitarian case is exceptional, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said.... Read full article

The Hon Scott Morrison MP launched The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal to Multicultural Communities

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The Salvation Army launched its annual Red Shield Appeal to multicultural communities on 6th May 2015, with a national fundraising target of $74 million, which includes a $9.5 million target for the doorknock weekend.... Read full article

Arab Business Network re-elects Hamdan and a new Board

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The Australian Arab Business Network has just re-elected Mr. Radwan Hamdan as President of the Network for the second year in a row with a new Board that has four new faces.... 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

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