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Australians roll down lawns of Parliament House to protest against fence

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Hundreds of Australians have gathered to roll on the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra, in protest against plans to build a security fence there. Under new anti-terror measures, a 2.6-metre barrier could soon block public access to the much-loved grassy space. The mass tumble took place on Saturday morning, after news of the event spread ...

The Keep NSW Safe coalition of communities

The Keep NSW Safe coalition of communities is urging readers of The Middle East Online to send a letter to their state Member of Parliament. “The law is weak and ineffective, and we need Section 20d of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act to be overhauled and to protect us all,” Keep NSW Safe spokesperson Vic Alhadeff said. “All you have to ...

ALCC SPONSORS APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

THURSDAY 28 JULY 2016 THE LOFT – JONES BAY WHARF Your Excellency George Bitar Ghanem, Consul General of Lebanon; Mr Giscard El-Khoury, Charge d’Affaires, Lebanese Embassy in Canberra; Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen On behalf of the ALCC, we would like to offer a warm welcome to each and every one of you here today … Thank you for joining ...

Proposed changes to Compulsory Third Party Insurance will result in many with serious motor vehicle injuries falling through the cracks

Proposed changes by the NSW Government to the Compulsory Third Party CTP insurance system will see many with serious motor vehicle accident injuries permanently barred from pursuing a damages claim and left relying on a drip feed of capped weekly benefits for a maximum period of 5 years. The Government’s changes have prompted a warning that many with lifelong injuries ...

Introducing Sydneysiders to modern tarab – music that elates the soul

    For the first time in Sydney, classical Arabic music pieces are rearranged and performed with a modern touch to suit the Western ear. Highly acclaimed tarab musicians are presenting Middle Eastern music with an exciting and refreshing approach. Incorporating the guitar within the frame of a traditional Arabic music ensemble is a daring move; a famous Western piece will ...

LABOR CANDIDATE FOR BARTON

LINDA BURNEY EVERY CHILD IN EVERY SCHOOL IN BARTON WILL BE BETTER OFF UNDER LABOR Labor Candidate for Barton, Linda Burney, has welcomed the Labor Party’s commitment to the parents and students of Barton through its Your Child, Our Future plan. Data released this week shows that no matter where a student lives or what school they attend they will ...

Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas calls for investigation in former Ombudsman Bruce Barbour

DEPUTY Commissioner Nick Kaldas has claimed the former NSW Ombudsman Bruce Barbour referred him for possible criminal charges in an act of retaliation and wants him investigated for alleged bias. A submission by lawyers for Mr Kaldas contains sensational criticisms of Mr Barbour including that he was wrong to “secretly” tell Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione that he had referred Mr ...

Casablanca Ranks World’s Fifth Most Romantic Place

Rabat – Casablanca, Morocco’s economic capital and largest city, has been selected by the US-based Huffington Post as the world’s fifth most romantic place to share a kiss. Although to locals Casablanca maybe be considered more like an economic hub because of its active population of 4 million people, the Huffington Post said that the Moroccan city was one of the ...

Australian Female Tourist Talks about Her Experience in Morocco

By Natasha Jackson Sydney- I recently returned from a 5 week trip to magical Morocco. Before departing and upon my return I had to reassure friends, family and strangers that Morocco is a safe country to visit. For many there is the misconception that Morocco is a dangerous destination. Unfortunately incidents like the recent tragedy in Tunisia only fuels this belief. ...

A Moroccan convicted of terrorism was deported from the United Kingdom

Rabat, 22 May 2015 (MAP) – The Moroccan Minister of Interior contacted his British counterpart to express to him the discontent of the Moroccan authorities following the deportation of a Moroccan national convicted of terrorism in the UK, according to a Ministry’s statement released on Thursday. The Moroccan national, named Youness TSSOULI, who was deported on Wednesday 20th of this ...

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