Palestinian fighters from Fatah stand on alert during clashes at the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, near Sidon, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Palestinian factions in Lebanon said over the weekend that they keeping a tight grip on the stability of the refugee camps and called for the Lebanese government to facilitate the entrance of Palestinian refugees from Syria who are fleeing battles in the war-torn country.The factions, comprising different Palestinian parties, also called for facilitating the entrance of Palestinian refugees from Syrian into Lebanon, and for allowing them to renew their passports just like Syrian refugees.Lebanon's Interior Ministry set new regulations for Palestinian refugees from Syria in May, in response to the arrest of some 49 Syrians and Palestinians previously living in Syria at Beirut's airport on suspicion of possessing forged documents.
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