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Over 530,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon
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Over 530,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Jun 16 2013, 4:18am CDT | by

Beirut, June 16 (IANS) The UN Higher Council for Refugees said Sunday that the number of Syrians who have fled their war-torn country to Lebanon has exceeded 530,000.

Beirut, June 16 — The UN Higher Council for Refugees said Sunday that the number of Syrians who have fled their war-torn country to Lebanon has exceeded 530,000. In its latest report on Syrian...

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Over 530,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Jun 16 2013, 4:18am CDT | by

Beirut, June 16 (IANS) The UN Higher Council for Refugees said Sunday that the number of Syrians who have fled their war-torn country to Lebanon has exceeded 530,000.

Beirut, June 16 — The UN Higher Council for Refugees said Sunday that the number of Syrians who have fled their war-torn country to Lebanon has exceeded 530,000.

In its latest report on Syrian refugees, the UN agency said more than 455,000 have registered with UN offices in Lebanon while over 75,000 were waiting for their registration process to get over, reports Xinhua.

Lebanon has urged the international community to help bear its burden of hosting the Syrian refugees, who are expected to exceed one million by the end of the year.

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The Israeli-Palestinian War: Which Channel to Watch?

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Monkey Cage: Government data exaggerate the increase in terrorist attacks

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With the recent spikes in terrorism in Syria, Lebanon and now Iraq, it is important to ask: Is the threat of terrorism around the world greater today than at the height of the Iraq war?  The New York Times, CNN, Reuters and other news media outlets have used government-sponsored data sets that paint a scary picture of world events, claiming that the number of radical terrorist attacks in 2013 exceeded those in any previous period. I ...
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Grant clears path to university in Jordan and Lebanon for Syrian refugees

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Said Foundation will pay for two-thirds of the scholarships UNHCR plans to give for Syrian refugees to attend university in Jordan and Lebanon this ...
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Shocking Footage from IDF Shows Hamas' Rocket Barrages from Gaza

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War Escalation: Israel Rocketed from Lebanon

Jul 11 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: Big Government

Tel Aviv, Israel-- Israelis living in the north of the country were awoken early this morning to the sound of three rockets from Lebanon crashing into their sovereign territory. Israel responded by firing artillery shells upon targets in Lebanon, according to an Israel Defense Forces spokesman. It remains unclear what group is responsible for firing the rockets into the Israel-Lebanon border towns of Metula and Kfar Shouba. The Lebanese governme ...
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145,000 Syrian refugee women fight for survival as they head families alone.

Jul 7 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: UN High Commission on Refugees

One quarter of Syrian refugee women caught in a spiral of poverty, isolation and fear. More than 145,000 Syrian refugee families in Egypt, Lebanon, Ira ...
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