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Banished Syrians keep low profile in Beirut

Tens of thousands of refugees fled to Lebanon over past two years, but many of them still hope to return back.
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2013 11:18

The United Nations is expected to announce next week that the number of Syrian refugees has passed one million.

Exact figures on Syrians escaping to neighbouring countries due to the fighting are hard to confirm, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees does not take into account those that have not registered as refugees.

Al Jazeera's Rula Amin spoke to a number of Syrian refugees in Beirut, many of whom fled to Lebanon over the past two years due to deteriorating security condition back home, and are keeping a low profile.

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