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Syrian refugees flee to Lebanon

(UNHCR) – Tears welled in the eyes of Alia Abdelqader, 65, as she told of her husband’s reluctant return to Syria that morning – just a few days after the couple had escaped to Lebanon. Their daughter, a gynecologist, has been trapped in the embattled city of Yabrud with her...
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Not-so-open borders for Syrian refugees?

Aid agencies, human rights organizations and local government officials are increasingly concerned about thousands of people who have fled violence in Syria only to end up stuck at border crossings waiting to enter countries to seek asylum. According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), local authorities in Turkey report that...
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