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The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution endorsing a peace process for Syria including a cease-fire and talks between the Damascus government and the opposition. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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A woman works in a factory processing hashish in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley in December 2014. Mohamed Azakir/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Escaping Syria To Harvest Hashish In Lebanon

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Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the audience Friday during an annual meeting at the Defense Ministry in Moscow. Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Michael Fallon, British secretary of state for defense, talks to forces at a British air base in Cyprus on Dec. 5, days after a Parliament vote approving U.K. airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. EPA/Landov hide caption

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Michael Fallon on 'Morning Edition'

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Radwan Mahmoud, a Syrian refugee, works as a laborer on a construction site in Lebanon. He's supporting 12 family members and earning about $16 a day. With a population of just over 4 million, Lebanon is host to more than 1 million Syrian refugees. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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As War Drags On, Syrian Refugees In Lebanon Sink Into Debt Trap

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Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks with a reporter Tuesday before the House voted to tighten the program under which some foreign travelers enter the U.S. without visas. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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British police officers stand outside Leytonstone underground train station in east London on Monday. Police are stepping up patrols at transport hubs after Saturday's attack in which three people were stabbed. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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