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2,000 refugees flee Syria for Lebanon amid shelling; UN

Up to 2,000 refugees fleeing violence in Syria are crossing the border into northern Lebanon, a spokesman for the United Nations refugee agency told Reuters on Sunday. “Between one and two thousand (Syrians) are in the process of coming from Syria to Lebanon,” the UNHCR’s deputy representative in Lebanon Jean Paul Cavalieri told Reuters. “Numbers [...]
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Turkey Seals Border With Syria to All but Refugees

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

GENEVA — Turkey has closed its border with Syria to commercial traffic, but the United Nations’s refugee agency said the border would remain open to those fleeing the conflict in Syria and that hundreds of people had made their way ... Read Post

Thousands Of Refugees Flee Syria In Chaotic Scene At Turkey's Border

News : The Two-Way (3 months ago)

While a U.N. agency reported about 70,000 refugees this weekend, a Turkish official says 100,000 Syrians have entered Turkey in the past week. Fighters from ISIS are closing in on the border. Read Post

Thousands of Syrian refugees flood into Lebanon

News : The Newsroom (last year)

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of refugees are fleeing border towns in central Syria where a high-stakes battle is raging, crossing valleys and ridges to reach safety in neighboring Lebanon, witnesses and the U.N. said on Sunday. Read Post


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