Feature: Death doesn't end Syrian refugees' misery in Lebanon

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Feature: Death doesn't end Syrian refugees' misery in Lebanon 

BEIRUT, Jan. 31 — Syrians who fled their war-torn country to Lebanon since 2011 are living in very harsh conditions.

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Feature: Snow storm adds to misery of Syrian refugees in north Lebanon

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Feature: Snow storm adds to misery of Syrian refugees in north Lebanon 

By Salah Takieddine

BEIRUT, Jan. 28 (PNA/Xinhua) — Leila Khamiss, a 50-year-old displaced Syrian woman, said that Syrian refugees living in tents in northern Lebanon have not received help or aid despite a current severe snow storm that has dumped mounds of snow across the mountainous areas there since Saturday.

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Lebanon deploys more troops to Israeli borders following rocket attacks against Israel

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lebanon deploys more troops to Israeli borders following rocket attacks against Israel 

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM, Dec. 21 — The UN Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) head Maj. Gen. Luciano Portolano, said on Sunday that additional troops have been deployed along the border between Lebanon and Israel and patrols are intensified in coordination with the Lebanese army to prevent an escalation.

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Feature: Smuggling across Lebanon-Syria borders poses security concerns

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Smuggling across Lebanon-Syria borders poses security concerns 

By Salah Takieddine

BEIRUT, Nov. 30 (PNA/Xinhua) — Illegal crossings on the borders with Syria are imposing great concerns to the Lebanese security agencies particularly following the twin bombing at the Burj el-Barajne neighborhood in the southern suburbs of Beirut that killed at least 43 and injured more than 250.

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Yang Dong-Deun leads South Korea over Lebanon

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Yang Dong-Deun leads South Korea over Lebanon 

CHANGSHA, China, Sept. 27 — Veteran Yang Dong-Geun's team-high 18 points helped South Korea to come from a 11-point deflect and beat Lebanon 85-71 at the FIBA Asia Championship here on Sunday.

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Feature: Syrians use Lebanon as transit point to Europe

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Syrians use Lebanon as transit point to Europe 

By Salah Takieddine

BEIRUT, Sept. 21 (PNA/Xinhua) — Syrian displaced Um Mohammad was aware that finding a new life away from her hometown in the devastated city of Homs is a risky matter, but still chose to leave amid death threats.

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Lebanon: ICRC carries out largest food distribution to Syrian refugees since crisis began

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lebanon: ICRC carries out largest food distribution to Syrian refugees since crisis began 

GENEVA/BEIRUT, Sept. 10 — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has distributed 90 tons of food to around 10 thousand Syrian refugees in northern Lebanon. The distribution was supported by the Lebanese Red Cross. Food was also given to Lebanese families who have been hosting the refugees in the area of Dreib Al Awsat in the governorate of Akkar.

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Worsening conditions drive Syrian refugees towards EU: UNHCR

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Worsening conditions drive Syrian refugees towards EU: UNHCR 

GENEVA, Sept. 8 — The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday warned the deteriorating conditions inside Syria and neighboring countries are driving thousands of Syrians to risk everything on perilous journeys to Europe.

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Feature: lack of food, medicine, Syrian refugees in Lebanon forced to look for new sheltersby Salah Takieddine

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: lack of food, medicine, Syrian refugees in Lebanon forced to look for new sheltersby Salah Takieddine 

BEIRUT, Aug. 30 — Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and particularly those who are living in the northern parts of the country, are facing even harder times as the non-governmental agencies have either stopped or slashed their food support as the aid money is quickly running dry.

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Roundup: Syrian forces battle IS near Palmyra ruins

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Syrian forces battle IS near Palmyra ruins 

DAMASCUS, May 15 — The Syrian government forces backed by the air force are engaged in battles against the Islamic State (IS) group at the outskirts of the millennia-old oasis city of Palmyra in central Syria, the state news agency SANA said Thursday, as another army unit hoisted the Syrian flag atop the peak in a contested rugged region near the Lebanese borders.

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