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    James Brooke
    December 15, 2012 7:52 PM
    Almost two years of fighting in Syria has forced more than half a million Syrians to flee to safety in neighboring countries - Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the largest number, more than 150,000, are in Lebanon. VOA's James Brooke reports from Aanjar, Lebanon - only a 30-minute drive - in normal times -- from Damascus, the war-torn capital of Syria.

    Syrian Refugees Face Bleak Winter

    James Brooke

    Published December 15, 2012

    Almost two years of fighting in Syria has forced more than half a million Syrians to flee to safety in neighboring countries - Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the largest number, more than 150,000, are in Lebanon. VOA's James Brooke reports from Aanjar, Lebanon - only a 30-minute drive - in normal times -- from Damascus, the war-torn capital of Syria.


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