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Small bugs and larger beetles swarmed homes in various Lebanese regions and caused alarm on Friday, though experts say the creatures are 'harmless'.

Two suicides were reported on Wednesday by local media in Lebanon, as concern grew over the mental state of citizens amid harsh economic conditions.

Thousands of Syrian refugees deported from Lebanon

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Thousands of Syrian refugees deported from Lebanon

Human rights advocates have raised alarm over the new policy that allows Lebanon to deport Syrian refugees without paperwork.

Lebanon demolishes more Syrian refugee shelters: NGOs

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Lebanon demolishes more Syrian refugee shelters: NGOs

The Lebanese army raided Syrian refugee settlements, destroying a number of tents, urging authorities to stop the demolitions.

Lebanon 'driving out Syrians by making their lives unbearable'

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Lebanon 'driving out Syrians by making their lives unbearable'

Syrian activists and humanitarian workers have warned of increasingly dire conditions for approximately one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon ...

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HRW condemns 'pressure' on Syrians to leave Lebanon

Human Rights Watch on Friday condemned Lebanon's order for Syrian refugees to demolish their hard shelters as tantamount to "illegitimate pressure" on them to return to their war-torn country.

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Lebanon demolishes Syrian refugee shelters as ultimatum expires

The Lebanese army started destroying Syrian refugee settlements in northeast Lebanon on Monday after the expiry of a government ultimatum.

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Scapegoating Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Comment: Outrightly racist, anti-refugee sentiment from Lebanese politicians is sign of increasing national populism in the country, writes ...

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Syrian refugees in Lebanon 'threatened with deportation'

Syrian refugees in Lebanon are being deported to regime-controlled areas under the pretext of them being 'safe' despite the risk being posed to ...

Lebanon camp demolitions will leave Syrian refugee kids homeless

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Lebanon camp demolitions will leave Syrian refugee kids homeless

Lebanon's planned demolition of concrete shelters housing Syrian refugees near the border could make at least 15,000 children homeless.

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Lebanese hunter 'kidnapped, tortured and murdered' by Syrian regime

Three Lebanese men on a hunting trip were 'kidnapped' and taken into Syria, where one of them was 'tortured and killed', Lebanon's Future ...

Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon destroyed as aid declines

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Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon destroyed as aid declines

Storm Norma has affected thousands of Syrian refugees living in precarious conditions in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, as aid organisations struggle ...

Hundreds of Syrian refugees rescued as storms hit Lebanon

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Hundreds of Syrian refugees rescued as storms hit Lebanon

Storms have swamped camps housing Syrian refugees in Lebanon with rain water and snow.

Syrian return: A matter of politics or humanitarianism?

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Syrian return: A matter of politics or humanitarianism?

The debate around refugee's return on a wider scale is a deeply contentious topic, increasingly used by governments and politicians as a tool to ...

Two dead after fire rips through Syrian refugee camp

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Two dead after fire rips through Syrian refugee camp

Two Syrian refugees, including a boy, were killed after a fire ripped through a refugee camp in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on Monday.

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Lebanon army raids Syrian refugee camps, detaining hundreds

Arond 400 Syrians were arrested, mostly for overstaying their residence permits, a military source said.

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

History reflected: Memories of Lebanese displacement to Syria

The abuse faced by Syrian refugees is most commonly perpetrated by the poorest Lebanese, as the weight of hosting over a million refugees takes ...

Robert Springborg

Washington's Lebanese dilemma

Comment: Washington could decide to pull the rug out from under Lebanon's economy, leaving Hizballah with an empty shell, writes Robert ...

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Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon

A Russian initiative aims to return some 890,000 Syrians from Lebanon, despite alarm from refugees who fear detention and even death on arrival

Justice elusive for Syrians 'tortured to death' in Lebanon

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Justice elusive for Syrians 'tortured to death' in Lebanon

The four Syrians had been detained in a sweeping security raid in July 2017 in refugee settlements around the border town of Arsal that ...

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New batch of 500 Syria refugees to leave Lebanon

A new batch of hundreds of Syrian refugees have gathered at a Lebanese border town to return home, as part of a coordinated operation between ...

Dozens of Syrians leave Lebanon for home

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Dozens of Syrians leave Lebanon for home

More than 40 Syrians returned voluntarily from Lebanon through the Masnaa crossing to areas in Syria, according to Lebanese authorities.

Lebanon jails journalist for insulting minister in Facebook post

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Lebanon jails journalist for insulting minister in Facebook post

A Lebanese court has sentenced a journalist to a jail term for insulting the country's foreign minister in a social media post that criticised ...

Hizballah to coordinate repatriation of Syrian refugees with Assad

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Hizballah to coordinate repatriation of Syrian refugees with Assad

Lebanon hosts just under one million registered refugees from the conflict in neighbouring Syria, although authorities say the real number is ...

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