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    Syrian Enclave Sprouts Up in Turkish Metropolisi
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    Dorian Jones
    March 11, 2016 8:34 PM
    This year alone, over 120,000 migrants left Turkish shores for nearby Greek Islands; many were Syrians. Most of the 2.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey live outside refugee camps, in towns and cities across the country. In Istanbul, one-quarter of the city has become known as “Little Damascus.” Not everyone there is desperate to go farther into Europe. VOA's Dorian Jones reports.

    Syrian Enclave Sprouts Up in Turkish Metropolis

    Dorian Jones

    Published March 11, 2016

    This year alone, over 120,000 migrants left Turkish shores for nearby Greek Islands; many were Syrians. Most of the 2.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey live outside refugee camps, in towns and cities across the country. In Istanbul, one-quarter of the city has become known as “Little Damascus.” Not everyone there is desperate to go farther into Europe. VOA's Dorian Jones reports.


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