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5 Dead as Harsh Weather Keeps Pounding Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees and internally displaced people endured harsh weather for a third straight day Thursday because of a storm that has brought blizzards, rain and plummeting temperatures to the Middle East. Tens of thousands of refugees across Lebanon and Jordan have been struggling to keep warm and protect their makeshift shelters. In eastern Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, which has been blanketed with snow, Syrian refugees cleared snow from roofs and tents and huddled around fires. The...

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