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Amnesty International's Charlotte Phillips, center, speaks during a press conference about Syrian refugees' medical treatment, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday May 21, 2014. Amnesty said tens of thousands of Syrians lack access to hospital treatment in Lebanon, leaving their chronic conditions and serious illnesses untreated. The crisis is due to a lack of funding for medical care for Syrians who fled to neighboring Lebanon, where health care is privatized and expensive, Amnesty said. Some ill Syrians simply have been turned away.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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National Edition News cover for June 20, 2015 - U.S. admits global terrorist attacks up 35 percent: Lebanese police inspectors, investigates the site of a deadly car bomb that exploded Saturday evening near a gas station, in the predominately Shiite town of Hermel, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the Syrian border in northeast Lebanon, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. A shadowy Lebanese Sunni extremist group late Saturday claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing in Hermel, a stronghold of Lebanon's militant Shiite Hezbollah group, that killed several people in the latest attack linked to the war in neighboring Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek smiles during a press conference, for her film, "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced, in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, April 27, 2015. In her first visit to her ancestral homeland, Hayek, whose paternal grandfather was Lebanese and immigrated to Mexico, visited the picturesque mountain village of Bcharre in northern Lebanon on Sunday to pay homage to Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese-born poet who wrote "The Prophet," the book on which the film is based. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek poses for photographers next to a poster for the film "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced, on her arrival to a cinema where she gave a press conference, in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, April 27, 2015. In her first visit to her ancestral homeland, Ms. Hayek, whose paternal grandfather was Lebanese and immigrated to Mexico, visited the picturesque mountain village of Bcharre in northern Lebanon on Sunday to pay homage to Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese-born poet who wrote "The Prophet," the book on which the film is based. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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The global risk company IHS Jane's reported Friday, April 24, 2015 on the discovery of a drone airstrip used by Hezbollah in Lebanon. (Image: IHS Jane's)

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In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during an interview in Lebanon, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

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Israeli soldiers secure the Israel-Lebanon border, Wednesday. Hezbollah claims the attack destroyed a number of Israeli vehicles and caused casualties among "enemy ranks." Israel later fired at least 35 artillery shells into Lebanon. (Associated Press)

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Israeli soldiers secure the Israel-Lebanon border, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The Lebanese Hezbollah group is claiming responsibility for today’s attack on an Israeli military convoy. Hezbollah claims the attack destroyed a number of Israeli vehicles and caused casualties among "enemy ranks." Israel later fired at least 35 artillery shells into Lebanon. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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National Edition News cover for December 3, 2014 - Syria refugees go hungry as wealthy nations fail to deliver millions in promised aid: A Syrian refugee woman and her son peel potatoes outside their tent, at a refugee camp in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour near the border with Syria, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Syrian refugees in Lebanon reacted with panic Tuesday to news that the U.N. was suspending aid to 1.7 million refugees due to lack of funds a decision officials said threatens to starve thousands of families and add pressure on already strained hosting countries. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Lebanon currently hosts over 1.1 million refugees of the Syrian civil war, which equates to about a quarter of all people living within the country. Cutbacks in aid by the U.N., partly due to donor nations not coming through with promised funds, threatens to starve many such refugees. (associated press)

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Cut off: Syrian refugees in Lebanon panicked at news the U.N. was suspending aid to 1.7 million refugees due to lack of funds, a decision officials say threatens to starve thousands of families and add pressure on hosting countries. (associated press)

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In urging action to counter the Islamic State persecution of Middle Eastern Christians, Bechara Boutros Rai of Lebanon emphasizes that religious freedom is a universal right. (associated press)

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** FILE ** A masked Lebanese Sunni gunman holds up his weapon in Akkar, north Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

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** FILE ** A masked Lebanese Sunni gunman holds up his weapon in Akkar, north Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

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** FILE ** A masked Lebanese Sunni gunman holds up his weapon in Akkar, north Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

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Associated press photographs Syrian military intelligence appears to be providing assistance to the U.N. special tribunal investigating the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri to shield Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (above) from blame.

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A Syrian man who lives in Lebanon stands next of a portrait of Syrian President Bashar Assad and shout slogans, as he walks towards to the Syrian embassy to ballot their vote for the presidential elections, in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday May 28, 2014. Thousands are flocking to the Syrian embassy in Lebanon as expat voting starts ahead of Syria's June 3 presidential election. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, Syrian refugee children stand outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern Lebanese town of Majdal Anjar, Lebanon. For the first time since the World War II era, the number of people forced from their homes worldwide has surged past 50 million, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

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In this June 6, 2014 photo, Syrian refugee children smile while watching members of "Clowns Without Borders" perform at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Chtoura, in Bekaa valley, Lebanon. The children are among the more than 1 million Syrians who have flooded into Lebanon over the past three years, fleeing the violence that has ripped apart their homeland. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

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The foreign press appears convinced that George Clooney, shown with Lebanese-born fiancee Amal Alamuddin, will run for governor of California — and possibly the White House. (Associated Press)