Middle East

  • A Syrian refugee man jumps to avoid muddy water near his tent, at Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border in Mafraq, Jordan, January 9, 2013.
  • Syrian refugees stand in snow outside their tents during a winter storm in al-Marj, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon, January 9, 2013.
  • Syrian refugee children have a snowball fight at the mountain town of Bhamdoun, east of Beirut, Lebanon, January 9, 2013.
  • A Syrian refugee, right, gestures as he stands in flooded water at a temporary refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, January 8, 2013.
  • Syrian refugees make their way in flooded water at a temporary refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, January 8, 2013.
  • A Syrian refugee man carries his baby as he makes his way through flooded water at a temporary refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, January 8, 2013.
  • A Syrian refugee woman walks with her children at Zaatari Syrian refugee camp, near the Syrian border in Mafraq, Jordan, January 9, 2013.

Mideast Storm Deepens Misery of Syrians

Published January 10, 2013

A winter storm in the Middle East has brought heavy snowfall and flooding, deepening the misery of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees.


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