Syrian army making gains in unending war

At least 2.5 million people have fled the fighting in Syria with no end in sight, as government forces make gains.

    More people are fleeing from Syria, Russia and Afghanistan than any other countries in the world, according to a new report from the United Nations Refugee Agency. 

    For the first time, more of them came from Syria than any other country.

    At least 2.5 million people have fled the fighting, which shows no sign of stopping as government forces make gains in the west.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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