Syrian refugees' misery fuels desperation to reach Europe

DEIR ZANOUN, Lebanon - Both women fled Syria after their normal...migrants have endured this year.In Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, Rim Helal is willing...Syrian refugees scattered around Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and other Arab nations is one...
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EU sends $1B to agencies helping at refugee camps

...the meeting.Proposals they discussed also included deploying more personnel to patrol EU borders, and boosting support to Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan to help them cope with the millions fleeing the fighting in Syria.Around half a million people have fled...
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US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016

...of those who are most vulnerable."Logistical and resource hurdles remain. For example, there is no suitable facility in Lebanon where Syrian refugees can be taken for interviews, so no interviews are occurring, according to the State Department.Kerry...
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Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...archenemy Iran, as well as the Shiite Hezbollah militant group in Lebanon.Israeli officials believe that Iran has sent hundreds of...beleaguered forces. Hezbollah forces, sent in from neighboring Lebanon, have also suffered heavy losses.While Israel has no interest...
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Battle shaping up in European Union over migrant quotas

...drop in the ocean for an economic power like the EU, where a half-billion people live, compared with efforts by Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan, which are hosting more than 4 million refugees, mostly from Syria.But despite the troubling scenes of drowned...
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Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...from the Syrian war has cost neighboring Lebanon billions of dollars, deeply damaged week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...the Syrian conflict, spillovers onto Lebanon have rapidly moved beyond the humanitarian...
3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria

...more than 220,000 people.Meanwhile near the border with Lebanon, Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah fighters captured several...tighten Hezbollah's grip on Syrian territories bordering Lebanon and strengthen the Syrian government's control over of the...
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Officials probing deadly circus tent collapse

...some of the injured have been released from hospitals. Mike Barwell, a spokesman for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, said a 5-year-old boy was in fair condition there.The circus canceled shows in Bradford, Vermont, on Tuesday and...
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Obama on Iran deal: Only way to avert an arms race

...administration for granting sanctions relief to Iran while it continues to fund terrorist groups in places like Syria, Yemen and Lebanon. Obama said the U.S. would keep trying to gain Tehran's cooperation on other security issues, but acknowledged the Islamic...
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Syrian rebels kill 10 troops, capture others in Lebanon

...serious than what some people imagine," Lebanon's army chief, Gen. Jean Kahwaji...municipal building and an army checkpoint, Lebanon's state news agency reported. Local...he was being brought to a hospital in Lebanon after being wounded while fighting Syrian...
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