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Must-Reads from Around the World: March 6th, 2012

Fleeing Syria — Fearing for their lives, hundreds of Syrians are fleeing their country, crossing its western border into neighboring Lebanon, the Associated Press reports (via the Guardian). Urging the U.S. to intervene in the growing humanitarian crisis, Senator John McCain has called for airstrikes on Bashar Assad’s forces. The Obama administration is working towards more cooperation from Russia, [.
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The Stream Of Syrian Refugees Strains Lebanon

News : The Two-Way (2 years ago)

More than 8,000 Syrians cross the border into neighboring countries each day. Lebanon has the biggest urban refugee population in the region, and the highest number of unregistered Syrians. The U.N. says despite its best efforts, Sy... Read Post

Syrians Flee Civil War For Lebanese Safety

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Thousands of Syrians are fleeing to Lebanon as the violence intensifies in Damascus and across the country.The UN says at least 30,000 people have crossed over the main border point at Al Masna - just an hour's drive from the Syrian... 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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