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Sally Faulkner is trying to raise $20,000 to get her two children home.

Sally Faulkner isn’t giving up hope that one day her two children – Lahela, 6, and Noah, 4 – will be returned home to Australia.

When Faulkner agreed to let her two children travel with their father – her ex-husband – to Lebanon in May 2015, she had no idea they would not return.

After months of exploring her legal options and pleading with Elamine, Faulkner was caught up in a bungled attempt to ‘snatch’ the children back from their father in Lebanon last year.

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Sally Faulkner with her two children. Image via GoFundMe.

She was jailed for 12 days alongside a 60 Minutes television crew. They were released only after Faulkner agreed that Elamine could have full custody of her children.

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Sally Faulkner with her children Lahela and Noah. Source: Facebook.
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Now, a friend has set up a GoFundMe page to help Faulkner raise $20,000 for a lawyer in Lebanon to fight for custody.

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Faulkner told The Courier-Mail she was "back to pretty much nothing" after spending the $150,000 she made after publishing her memoirs on legal fees and repaying debts.

She also revealed she was living with her mum, and "at one stage was unable to even afford a toothbrush".

"I’m frightened for their safety," Faulkner writes on the fundraising page.

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Sally is fighting for custody of her two children: Lahela, 6, and Noah, 4. Image via GoFundMe.

"I haven’t seen or spoken to them in over six months (since the day that I had to hand them back to their father in Lebanon). Lahela just turned 6 and Noah will soon be 4 - pulled from our life in Brisbane and dumped into a dangerous, war-torn country in the Middle East.

"Lahela and Noah are much loved children, very missed and were well cared for in Australia. It's been a long and agonising 18 months since they have been gone."

So far, the page has raised more than $8,660 of the $20,000 goal.

"I hope you are reunited with your babies soon," wrote one person alongside their donation.

"Good luck Sally - no one should be kept from their kids," said another.

Sally says that she has been "overwelmed" by the love and support she has been shown through the page.

"Thank you to all that have donated, it means the world to me," she wrote.