Syrians flee to Lebanon amid threat of US attack

Some Syrians have begun fleeing to neighbouring Lebanon amid the threat of a military attack by the United States.

A vehicle carrying belongings stops at the request of a border official. Credit: APTN
A Syrian family waits for relatives at the Lebanon's Masnaa border. Credit: Reuters


Arab League backs UN action

The Arab League has called for United Nations and international measures against Syria over the recent chemical weapons gas attack.