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Syrian refugee crisis: It's about compassion and security
Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent. Thu 30 Aug He has been in the Lebanese capital for the past six years, as war consumed his homeland, casting more than a million refugees like him into near permanent exile. The blazing guns of insurgency have largely been silenced in central and southern Syria , and politicians in Damascus, Beirut and Amman are claiming with increasing vehemence that a ruined country from which at least 6 million people have fled is now a safe for them to return. Few Syrians in Lebanon seem convinced.
As world leaders poured into New York City for the United Nations' 70th General Assembly, the migrant and refugee crisis was at the forefront of many of their speeches. President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech on Monday, in which he connected the struggles and aspirations of Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn country with those of the American people. This is an ongoing report. We will update the post as the General Debate continues this week. US Edition U.
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Jump to navigation. While some areas of the country have stabilized and are trying to recover from years of war, others continue to be subject to heavy rocket and mortar attacks. Even those areas retaken by the government, car bombs and suicide blasts threaten the lives of many attempting to get back to a normal way of life. The continued fighting and instability is still forcing people to leave their homes. The number of registered Syrian refugees reached a peak of nearly 5. There are still more than 5.