Are we freaking crazy or what ??????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Syrian Arabs living at refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan started to leave after seeing the fact that European governments allow other muslims to settle.
For many Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan, now is the time to go
A Syrian refugee looks out from her family’s tent during a sandstorm in a refugee camp in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. (Bilal Hussein/Associated Press)
By Hugh Naylor and Taylor Luck September 21
BEIRUT — Europe’s refugee crisis shows signs that it will intensify in the coming weeks as more war-weary Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan scramble to join the extraordinary flow of people trying to reach the continent, according to aid workers and Syrians.
Nearly 2 million of Syria’s refugees reside in the small Arab countries, where they face tightening restrictions, growing tension with locals and decreasing support from international aid agencies. Motivated by desperation and scenes of people arriving in Europe, many are selling their few remaining possessions to pay for the treacherous journeys, the aid workers and Syrians said.
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