At least 34 dead after migrant boat sinks off Syria

At least 34 migrants died when the boat they were travelling in sank off Syria’s coast after departing from neighbouring Lebanon, the government in Damascus said on Thursday. Lebanon, a country which hosts more than a million refugees from Syria’s civil war, has been mired in economic crisis for the past three years, prompting a rise in clandestine attempts to leave for the European Union. … Continue reading At least 34 dead after migrant boat sinks off Syria