Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

UN: Lebanon Limiting Number of Syrian Refugees Into Country

The Lebanese government has cut back sharply on the number of Syrian refugees it is allowing into the country, the United Nations representative in Lebanon said on Saturday. Lebanon has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world, with one in four residents a refugee, many of them living in the poorest areas. The government has said it cannot cope with the more than a million Syrians and has asked for funds to help look after them. Ninette Kelley, representative of...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter