Syrian and Iraqi citizens who fled their homes, register in the International Organization for Migration, at Habtoor Grand Hotel in the suburb of Sin el-Fil, east Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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