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Citizens take ‘selfies’ on the seafront at the waterfront promenade, in Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday. Temperatures in Beirut took a dip reaching 10 degrees Celsius at night.

Syrian refugees look on during a visit by Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening, during her visit to an Informal Tented Settlement occupied by Syrian refuges close to the Syrian boarder in Lebanon, to see how the UK's response and aid is helping the refugee crisis. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 15, 2016.

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Syrian refugees look on during a visit by Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening on Friday, during her visit to an Informal Tented Settlement occupied by Syrian refuges close to the Syrian boarder in Lebanon

Tourists take pictures under Rawcheh Sea Rock as they ride a boat while the sun sets over the Mediterranean Sea in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Tourists take pictures under Rawcheh Sea Rock as they ride a boat while the sun sets over the Mediterranean Sea in Beirut, Lebanon.

 Lebanese trecker takes a pic...TOPSHOT - A Lebanese trecker takes a picture of a cross on a hilltop in the nothern ski resort village of Laklouk, 2000 meters above sea level in the Lebanese mountains north of Beirut, on December 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BAZ / AFP / PATRICK BAZPATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images

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A Lebanese hiker takes a picture of a cross on a hilltop in the northern ski resort village of Laklouk, 2000 meters above sea level in the Lebanese mountains north of Beirut 

A worker decorates a Christmas tree designed by Lebanese designer Elie Saab in front of the Al-Amin mosque in Beirut, Lebanon

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A worker decorates a Christmas tree designed by Lebanese designer Elie Saab in front of the Al-Amin mosque in Beirut, Lebanon

A Lebanese policeman who was kidnapped by Nusra Front, waves as he carried by his relatives upon his arrival at the government palace, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. The Nusra Front Syria's al-Qaida branch on Tuesday released a group of Lebanese troops held captive for over a year as part of a Qatar-brokered swap that involved Lebanon setting free at least 11 prisoners wanted by the militants, including a former wife of the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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A Lebanese policeman who was kidnapped by Nusra Front, waves as he carried by his relatives upon his arrival at the government palace, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday

A Lebanese angler casts his fishing pole from a rocky coastal area along the Beirut coastline as the sun rises over the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

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A Lebanese angler casts his fishing pole from a rocky coastal area along the Beirut coastline as the sun rises over the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon, Tuesday

A protester kicks a barrier near riot police in downtown Beirut, Lebanon

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A protester kicks a barrier near riot police that are blocking a street leading to the parliament building where a session of “national dialogue” is taking place between politicians aimed at discussing ways out of a political crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon on Wednesday.

People swim at the public beach of Ramlet al Bayda during a sand storm in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. An unseasonal sandstorm has hit Lebanon and Syria, reducing visibility and sending dozens to hospitals with breathing difficulties. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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People swim at the public beach of Ramlet al Bayda during a sand storm in Beirut, Lebanon. An unseasonal sandstorm has hit Lebanon and Syria, reducing visibility and sending dozens to hospitals with breathing difficulties 

A Lebanese activist paints graffiti on a concrete wall installed by authorities near the main Lebanese government building, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Anticipating more protests, authorities installed a concrete wall near the main Lebanese government building, site of the largest protests. On Saturday and Sunday nights, police fired tear gas and water cannons at the protesters, battling them in the streets of Beirut in dramatic clashes, wounding dozens. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A Lebanese activist paints graffiti on a concrete wall installed by authorities near the main Lebanese government building, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Anticipating more protests, authorities installed a concrete wall near the main Lebanese government building, site of the largest protests. On Saturday and Sunday nights, police fired tear gas and water cannons at the protesters, battling them in the streets of Beirut in dramatic clashes, wounding dozens. 

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Lebanese activists hold up a makeshift shield as they are sprayed by riot police using water cannons during a protest against the ongoing trash crisis, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese army soldiers stand next of their armored personnel carriers as they prepare to reopen a highway linking Beirut to southern Lebanon blocked by angry protesters, in the coastal town of Jiyeh, Lebanon, Monday, July 27, 2015.

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Lebanese army soldiers stand next of their armored personnel carriers as they prepare to reopen a highway linking Beirut to southern Lebanon blocked by angry protesters, in the coastal town of Jiyeh, Lebanon today. The closure of the vital highway comes amid reports that the government plans to move trash piled on the streets of Beirut to the Kharoub region south of the capital.

Religious figures along with Hezbollah members and supporters mourn over the coffin of Lebanon's Hezbollah commander Mohamad Issa, known as Abu Issa, during funeral in Arab-Salim

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Religious figures along with Hezbollah members and supporters mourn over the coffin of Lebanon’s Hezbollah commander Mohamad Issa, known as Abu Issa, during his funeral in Arab-Salim, south Lebanon on Tuesday.

A Syrian girl eats a sandwich as others fill water containers at a refugee camp in Deir Zannoun village, Bekaa valley, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

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A Syrian girl eats a sandwich as others fill water containers at a refugee camp in Deir Zannoun village, Bekaa valley, Lebanon, today.

A Syrian refugee girl covers herself with a blanket as she stands outside tents at a makeshift settlement in Bar Elias in the Bekaa valley...A Syrian refugee girl covers herself with a blanket as she stands outside tents at a makeshift settlement in Bar Elias in the Bekaa valley January 5, 2015. Lebanon enforced new immigration controls at the Syrian border on Monday in a move to gain control of the steady stream of refugees from its much larger neighbour.   REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir (LEBANON - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT POLITICS)

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A young Syrian refugee covers herself with a blanket as she stands outside tents at a makeshift settlement in Bar Elias in the Bekaa valley. Lebanon enforced new immigration controls at the Syrian border on Monday in a move to gain control of the steady stream of refugees from its much larger neighbour. 

A Syrian refugee girl stands near her tent at a refugee camp in Zahle in the Bekaa valley November 27, 2014.

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A Syrian refugee girl stands near her tent at a refugee camp in Zahle in the Bekaa valley on Thursday

A Syrian woman sits next to her children sleeping on the street in Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on August 29, 2014. The number of refugees from the conflict in Syria now tops three million, the UN said, as US President Barack Obama admitted he has no strategy to tackle advancing jihadists.

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A Syrian woman sits next to her children sleeping on the street in Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital, Beirut

Lebanese men carry an wounded man at the site of an explosion, near the Kuwaiti Embassy and Iran's cultural center, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. A blast in a Shiite district in southern Beirut killed at least two people on Wednesday, security officials said   the latest apparent attack linked to the civil war in neighboring Syria.

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Lebanese men carry a wounded man at the site of an explosion, near the Kuwaiti Embassy and Iran’s cultural centre, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon. A blast in a Shia district in southern Beirut killed at least two people on Wednesday, security officials said, in an attack apparently linked to the civil war in neighbouring Syria

Soldiers, policemen and medical personnel gather at the site of explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut

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Soldiers, policemen and medical personnel gather at the site of explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed at least 20 people and injured more than 95 on Tuesday. 

Syrian displaced children, wait outside their tent the school bus at a Syrian refugee camp at Delhamiyeh village in the Bekaa valley, eastern Lebanon, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. There are more than 800,000 refugees registered with the U.N. refugees agency in Lebanon, but the Lebanese government estimates the real number of Syrians in the country at more than 1 million, or around one-third of the tiny country s population.

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Syrian children at a refugee camp at Delhamiyeh, eastern Lebanon, wait outside their tent for the school bus. There are more than 800,000 refugees registered with the UN refugees agency in the country, although the Lebanese government estimates the number at more than 1m.