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A volunteer from a Lebanese NGO distributes bread to Syrian refugees at the Al-Amaan camp in Arsal, Lebanon, on October 26, 2014. (AFP Photo/Maya Hautefueille)

Arsal’s Syrian refugees suffer amid floods and snow

Arsal’s Syrian refugees suffer amid floods and snow

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—Having already fled their homes in Syria, refugees in and around the Lebanese border town of Arsal have had their troubles compounded in recent months after fighting broke out in the area in August between the Lebanese army and fighters from...

Heavy fighting erupts near Congo-Uganda border

Kinshasa, AP—Heavy fighting erupted on Wednesday as the Congolese army attacked one of the last remaining strongholds of the M23 rebels near the Ugandan border, forcing more than 10,000 Congolese to flee into Uganda, officials and humanitarian workers said. Among...