Syrian snowstorm survivors urge Lebanon 'to open the border'

Seventeen refugees froze to death while illegally trying to cross into Lebanon along a well-known people-smuggling route last week.

by

    Syrians who survived a deadly snowstorm along the country's mountainous border are calling on the Lebanese government to open its doors to refugees.

    Seventeen refugees froze to death while illegally crossing into Lebanon along a well-known people-smuggling route last week.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from the Bekaa Valley.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Project Force: Could the world survive a nuclear winter?

    Project Force: Could the world survive a nuclear winter?

    The consequences of a nuclear war would extend far beyond the blast itself, killing millions of people across the globe.

    Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

    Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

    K-pop fans are using the same social media tactics they employ to support music stars for social justice activism.

    Palestine and Israel: Mapping an annexation

    Palestine and Israel: Mapping an annexation

    What will the maps of Palestine and Israel look like if Israel illegally annexes the Jordan Valley on July 1?