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Lebanon considers closing border with Syria to halt refugees

committee tasked with following up on the Syrian refugee crisis. Prime Minister Tammam Salam chaired ... Ali, who said that issue of returning Syrian refugees had been successfully resolved. “The Syrian ... in remarks published Monday by local daily An-Nahar. He said Syrian refugees in Lebanon, close to 1.3 ...

11/08/2014 - 12:10 - comment 1

Lebanon informs UN of decision to curb Syrian refugees

alerted the UN of the country's decision to quell Syrian refugees entering Lebanon. ... to restrict the entry of Syrian refugees to those escaping clashes. “I informed the United Nations of the decisions made at a ministerial committee that we will only welcome refugees coming from regions where ...

19/06/2014 - 16:10 - comment 0

Lebanon may establish refugee camps for Syrians, says Cabinet

that there is a chance that Lebanon will establish refugee camps for Syrian refugees, in a move that is considered ... that there is a possibility that refugee camps for displaced Syrians could be established on the Lebanese border, provided ... Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil warned against attempts to permanently settle Syrian refugees in Lebanon ...

05/07/2014 - 17:00 - comment 0

UN holds talks with Lebanon over Syrian refugee crisis

for Syrian refugees are back on the negotiating table with the UNHCR. The ambiguities surrounding Lebanon’s changing policy toward Syrian refugees are being tackled ... with a series of decisions approved by a ministerial committee to curb the deluge of refugees from Syria. He had ...

07/07/2014 - 10:09 - comment 0

Lebanon and UN may set up Syrian refugee camps

for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Saturday. “We have been ... the possibility of setting up settlements for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Social Affairs ... the possibility of setting up refugee camps to assist the one million Syrian refugees in the country. ...

11/05/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Lebanon accuses Arab League of failing Syrian refugees

refugees displaced across the Middle East. Caretaker Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour criticized Monday the Arab League over its response to the growing number of Syrian refugees ... and other non-Arab countries in handling the burdens of the Syrian and the Palestinian-Syrian refugees ...

05/11/2013 - 10:34 - comment 0

UK boosts humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in time for winter

assistance to Syrian refugees , as other organizations and the Social Affairs Ministry also stepped up aid ... to Syrian refugees, as other organizations and the Social Affairs Ministry also stepped up aid in light ... $40 million for Syrian refugees for "winter assistance" as the weather across the Middle ...

12/12/2013 - 07:13 - comment 0

Lebanon to cap Syrian refugee influx

[ministerial] committee [on Syrian refugees] agreed on two main topics, [including] setting the maximum limit ... Lebanon is due to limit the number of Syrian refugees ... Lebanon will set a limit on the number of Syrian refugees in the country and establish camps ...

15/05/2014 - 13:42 - comment 0

Lebanon finalizes new refugee policy

committee agreed to drop the link between the Syrian refugee case with the ongoing battles in areas close ... the overwhelming presence of Syrian refugees, saying the country would work with the international community ... committee meeting chaired by Prime Minister Tammam Salam, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said ...

02/06/2014 - 17:02 - comment 0

Syrian Arab Popular Committee gives $75,000 to UNRWA emergency operations

the Syrian Arab Popular Committee (SAPC), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees ... With a contribution from the Syrian Arab Popular Committee (SAPC), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has been able ...

15/08/2010 - 12:29 - comment 0