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Protesters block the main road outside the Palestinian refugee camp of Burj al-Barajneh, south of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on July 16. The protests are against Lebanese government decision to restrict Palestinians' work opportunities. Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Syrian boy walks among demolished shelters at a refugee camp in the northeastern Lebanese town of Arsal, in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, on June 10. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Forced To Demolish Their Own Homes, Syrian Refugees In Lebanon Seek New Shelter

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Nizar Zakka (center), a Lebanese national and U.S. resident arrested in Iran in 2015 and sentenced to 10 years in jail on espionage charges, gives a press conference in Beirut after he was freed in early June. Anwar Amro /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Axel Hirschfeld looks at the remains of dead birds while holding a Levant sparrowhawk. The bird was found locked in a small enclosure without food or water in a field used by poachers in the town of Ras Baalbek, Lebanon, in September. Sam Tarling for NPR hide caption

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An Israeli soldier, seen in September, stands near a wall along the Israel-Lebanon border near the Israeli region of Rosh Haniqra. The Israeli military says it has launched an operation intended to "expose and thwart" tunnels built on the border by the Hezbollah militant group. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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Leila Abdel Latif is a celebrity fortuneteller in Lebanon. Every New Year's Eve she appears on Lebanese television shows to predict the future of Lebanon and the wider world. Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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Fortunetelling Is A Sort Of Therapy For Stressed-Out Lebanese

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An informal tented settlement for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. AHA members filmed at this camp, gathering footage for their fundraising video Ruth Sherlock/NPR hide caption

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A German Far-Right Group Aids Syrian Refugees — To Stop Them From Reaching Europe

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Syrian refugees get an identity check on the Lebanese side of the al-Zamrani crossing between Lebanon and Syria on Thursday. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Hope To God We Will Be Safe': Refugees In Lebanon Start Returning To Syria

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Garbage lies north of Beirut in 2017, after it washed away from a nearby seaside dump. Beirut and its suburbs generate some 3,000 tons of garbage per day. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Environmentalists Warn Of Mediterranean Pollution From Lebanon Land Reclamation

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri attends a Cabinet meeting at the presidential palace of Baabda, southeast of Beirut, on Tuesday. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo from Lebanon's government, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri reads a statement after his meeting with Lebanon's president, Michel Aoun, in Baabda, Lebanon, on Wednesday. Dalati Nohra/AP hide caption

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