A Syrian refugee displays his passport at Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in France. Demand for the passports has soared, and netted the government much-needed revenue.  Photo: Reuters A Syrian refugee displays his passport at Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in France. Demand for the passports has soared, and netted the government much-needed revenue.  Photo: Reuters
A Syrian refugee displays his passport at Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in France. Demand for the passports has soared, and netted the government much-needed revenue. Photo: Reuters

As thousands flee war, Syria gets US$500m windfall in passport fees

A Syrian refugee displays his passport at Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in France. Demand for the passports has soared, and netted the government much-needed revenue.  Photo: Reuters A Syrian refugee displays his passport at Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in France. Demand for the passports has soared, and netted the government much-needed revenue.  Photo: Reuters
A Syrian refugee displays his passport at Charles-de-Gaulle Airport in France. Demand for the passports has soared, and netted the government much-needed revenue. Photo: Reuters
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