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Seven million Syrians displaced by civil war: UN

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 18:58

Seven million Syrians, or nearly one-third of the population, have been displaced by the country`s civil war, but international aid to them has been a "drop in the sea" of humanitarian need, a top UN official said.

Over 665,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 10:09

The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has exceeded 665,000, the UN refugee agency said.

UN, Lebanon discuss measures for Syrian refugees

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 09:57

The UN refugee agency is negotiating with Lebanon over the country`s plan to enforce new border controls that could affect the flow of Syrian refugees.

Over 625,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UNHCR

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:00

Over 625,000 Syrian refugees are receiving aid in Lebanon, the UN refugee agency has said.

John Kerry visits Syrian refugees camp in Jordan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 17:39

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday visited the sprawling Zaatari camp home to tens of thousands of Syrian refugees to see at first-hand the tragedy of the conflict.

Keep borders open for Syrian refugees, says UNHCR

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 10:09

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guterres has urged the countries against restricting cross-border access for Syrian refugees.

604,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UNHCR

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 14:21

The UNHCR says that the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon getting aid from the government, the UN and its NGO partners has reached 604,000.

Over 568,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 17:34

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Sunday that over 65,000 Syrian refugees registered with its office in Lebanon in June, bringing the total number to 568,000 since the Syrian crisis that began over two years ago.

Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Jordan

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 08:57

Angelina Jolie visited refugees at the Jordan border recently.

Turkey foils alleged attacks on Syrian refugees

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 13:17

Turkey, one of Syrian President Bashar Assad`s critics, is also serving as a base for opposition activists and fighters and there have been reports of abductions or attempted kidnappings of Syrian opposition figures.

Syrian refugees now exceed 1.5 million: UNHCR

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 09:40

The number of Syrian refugees, who are either registered or awaiting registration, has surpassed 1.5 million, while the actual number is much higher, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

Over 444,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:39

The number of Syrian refugees who fled the turmoil in their country to Lebanon have soared to over 444,000, the UN Higher Council for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.