Lebanon, U.N. consider settlements for Syrian refugees

Saturday, 10 May 2014

Lebanese officials have suggested establishing settlements in safe areas in Syria, but U.N. officials prefer keeping them away from the border

Turkey builds wall in token effort to secure border with Syria

Monday, 5 May 2014

Slabs of concrete have sprung up in recent days, snaking for just over one kilometer over the rolling hills of Hatay province


Life at Zaatari refugee camp

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

The kingdom which neighbours Syria along its northern borders is hosting more than 500,000 Syrian refugees.

U.N. alarmed by deadly Syrian protest in Jordan camp

Sunday, 6 April 2014

The United Nations said it was alarmed at the demonstration in the refugee camp in which police fired tear gas and there were reports of live ammunition


Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Thursday, 3 April 2014

More than one million Syrians have registered as refugees in Lebanon after fleeing war in their country, inflicting a "staggering" impact on the tiny Mediterranean country, the UN said.


Syrians exiles barred from refugee camps

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Aleppo continues to bear the brunt of the civil war, in which about 140,000 people have died. Almost two years after rebels grabbed half of the city, they are now on the defensive, with government forces advancing on three sides. Turkey began building its refugee camps near the border in mid-2011, little knowing the war would last so long and bring such vast numbers of people, many of them women and children. More than 220,000 Syrians are living in the Turkish camps, but some three times that ...


Syrian children in refugee camps

Monday, 3 March 2014

 Syrian refugee children play outside their tents in the southeastern city of Kilis, near the Syrian-Turkish border, March 2, 2014.

Thousands of children flee Syria without parents, U.N. agencies say

Sunday, 2 March 2014

Around 8,000 children have crossed the Syrian border into neighboring countries unaccompanied by their parents since the conflict began

The Bold and the Beautiful: Jolie meets Salam

Sunday, 23 February 2014

The Hollywood star and UNHCR envoy met with the Lebanese prime minister after visiting Syrian refugees

Syrians in remote tented settlement feel abandoned

Saturday, 22 February 2014

The majority of refugees moved into Jordan’s towns and cities, many of them impoverished but able to reach facilities and access aid from the United Nations

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