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Number of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Passes 1 Million, U.N. Says
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, violence, Syria, Lebanon, war, middle-east, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 9 days ago - cnn.com
The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has passed 1 million, the United Nations' refugee agency said making up almost a quarter of the country's resident population.
In Lebanon, Reactions From 5 People Who Face Terror Threats Daily
World  (tags: Lebanon, Lebanon politics, society, violence, terrorism, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, middle-east, news, politics )

Cal
- 59 days ago - globalpost.com
Their attitude is inspiring, which isn't to say you'll agree with their politics.
Syrian Children Lose More Than Their Country
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, violence, society, Syria, Lebanon, middle-east, palestine, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, humanrights )

Cal
- 106 days ago - ipsnews.net
As refugees from Syria continue to pour into Lebanon, the majority of children are not going to school, spurring concern that they will become a 'lost generation'.
Bombing Strikes Central Beirut; Former Ambassador to U.S. Killed
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society, Syria, Lebanon, news, conflict )

Cal
- 109 days ago - latimes.com
A huge car bomb rocked central Beirut on Friday, killing at least five people, including a Sunni politician who was a former ambassador to the United States and a prominent critic of Hezbollah.
Refugees Struggle in Ruined Camp
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, world, politics, middle-east, Syrian conflict, Lebanon, news, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights )

Cal
- 121 days ago - ipsnews.net
As the Syrian war intensifies sectarian clashes in Lebanon's northern coastal city Tripoli, Palestinians in the area worriedly watch the violence from the sidelines.
Will Hezbollah Strike Back If the US Attacks Syria?
World  (tags: politics, world, Syria, Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, violence, society, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, interesting, palestine, HumanRights )

Cal
- 220 days ago - globalpost.com
Hezbollah has increasingly linked its position of power in Lebanon to the survival of the Assad regime.
Syria: Hague Hints at Military Action - Latest News
World  (tags: politics, world, Syria, Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, violence, society, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, interesting, palestine, HumanRights )

Cal
- 232 days ago - theguardian.com
British foreign secretary says UN backing not necessarily needed for military action against Syria, as UN inspectors prepare to visit site of suspected chemical attack
TAKE ACTION NOW! Syrians Can't Wait Any Longer For Peace -- Act Now!
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, Syria, Lebanon, news, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, ethics, HumanRights )

Cal
- 237 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Around the US, many children are getting ready to head back to school. But for hundreds of thousands of Syrian children forced to flee from the violence in their country - school isn't an option.
More Kids Pushed Into Labour in Lebanon
World  (tags: children, world, Lebanon, child labor, Syria, conflict, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', middle-east, news )

Cal
- 250 days ago - ipsnews.net
With Lebanon fraying at the seams under pressure from the neighbouring Syria conflict and the economy stuttering amid a political vacuum, more and more children are being pushed into labour.
Fleeing Syria, Palestinians Find Little Support From Their Brethren in Lebanon
World  (tags: politics, world, Syria, Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, violence, society, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, interesting, palestine, HumanRights )

Cal
- 255 days ago - csmonitor.com
Palestinians in Lebanon resent the additional competition for jobs and housing, already scarce because of discrimination.
Syrian Christians Flee to Lebanon, Become Kidnapping Targets
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, Syria, Lebanon, news, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, ethics, HumanRights )

Cal
- 278 days ago - globalpost.com
Syria's civil war is empowering extremists and squeezing Christians
Hezbollah Fighters Should Pull Out of Syria Because They Are Fuelling Instability at Home, Lebanese President Says
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, Syria, Lebanon, news, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, ethics, HumanRights )

Cal
- 298 days ago - news.nationalpost.com
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman said Hezbollah fighters should pull out of Syria as they are fuelling instability in Lebanon.
Number of Syrian Refugees Could Triple This Year, U.N. Warns
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, Syria, Lebanon, news, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, ethics, HumanRights )

Cal
- 400 days ago - latimes.com
The number of Syrian refugees, who already total more than 1 million, could double or even triple this year if the conflict continues unabated, the United Nations top refugee official said Sunday.
LEBANON: Syrian Refugees Face Storms With Cardboard
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, Syria, Lebanon, news, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, ethics, HumanRights )

Cal
- 454 days ago - ipsnews.net
Severe storms that saw heavy snowfall and flooding across much of the country have compounded the refugees' already dire situation
Gaza Conflict: Hezbollah Stays On Sidelines Amid Israel-Hamas Violence
World  (tags: world, politics, israel, middle-east, conflict, Hezbollah, Lebanon )

Cal
- 510 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
While the death toll from the Israel-Gaza conflict has mounted, Hezbollah has offered quiet words of encouragement to the Palestinians, pledging support and calling on Arab states to send them weapons to fight Israel.
 

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