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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
- 414 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
- 434 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
- 536 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
- 591 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
- 646 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.
Bombing Leaves Lebanon Shaken
World  (tags: Lebanon, Syria, violence, society, news, middle-east, humanrights, politics, world, death, freedoms )

Cal
- 676 days ago - ipsnews.net
The assassination of Lebanon's top security official on Friday not only ravaged a quiet Beirut neighbourhood but also shattered the precarious sense of security many Lebanese have been desperately clinging to in recent months.
Beirut Bombing Kills Assad Foe, Brings Syria War to Lebanon
World  (tags: violence, war, Syria, Lebanon, death, politics, middle-east, world, HumanRights )

Carrie
- 678 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The Syrian war appears to have crept across Lebanon's border with a massive blast in Beirut on Friday that killed Lebanese security chief Wissam al-Hassan, a key Assad opponent. Mike Giglio reports on the implications.
60 MINUTES: Inside Syria's Civil War
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 683 days ago - cbsnews.com
Aleppo is one of the crown jewels of the ancient world, Syria's largest, richest and -- for the past three months -- most dangerous city. The battle that is raging there has reduced entire neighborhoods to smoking piles of rubble.
First Formal Displaced Persons Camp Opens Inside Syria
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 689 days ago - naharnet.com
The first formal camp inside Syria for civilians driven from their homes by the nearly 19-month conflict began admitting displaced families on Tuesday, Agence France Presse reported.
Syria's Internally Displaced Languish in Squalor at Turkish Border
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 701 days ago - cnn.com
People fleeing the war endure filthy conditions in an impromptu Syrian encampment
Is Lebanon Becoming Syria's Western Front?
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 705 days ago - csmonitor.com
With Syrian rebels sheltering in Lebanese border towns and Syrian Army troops planting land mines on both sides of the border, Lebanese fears of getting dragged into the conflict are rising.
'Syria' and 'Assad' Are Fighting Words in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, syria, Lebanon, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence )

Cal
- 800 days ago - latimes.com
Residents await the next violence between the Jabal Mohsen and Bab Tabbaneh neighborhoods, which disagree bitterly over the conflict in a country that once occupied their own.
Lebanese Fear Spillover Violence From Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Syria, Lebanon, violence, conflict, death, government )

Cal
- 808 days ago - npr.org
A rash of kidnappings in Lebanon over the weekend, coupled with deadly cross-border attacks by the Syrian army, are all worrying signs that Syria's troubles are continuing to spill over into its smaller and weaker neighbor
HOW THE WAR IN SYRIA THREATENS LEBANON'S FRAGILE PEACE
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, Syria, Lebanon, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, humanrights, government, death, ethics, violence )

Cal
- 872 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Too closely tied to its larger neighbor, Lebanon can't help but worry about the consequences of the war spreading in Syria. The two countries have tight political links and share a porous border. Is Beirut set to be the next Arab Spring hot spot?
LEBANON: Over 30 NGOs Demonstrate for Women's Rights
World  (tags: world, humanrights, womens rights, freedoms, Lebanon )

Rose
- 885 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
300 women, men and children marched from Barbir, assisted by police and the Lebanese Army, headed for the Grand Serail but were blocked off by police at Riad al-Solh.

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