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

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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.