The UN says the number of Syrians who have crossed the border into Lebanon has surpassed one million. The agency called this number "a devastating milestone."
Most of the refugees arriving in Melilla, a Spanish exclave in Northern Africa, are Syrians, Yemenis and Algerians. But no blacks apply for asylum at the border. Why is that? Santiago Saez reports from Melilla.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has announced on a Paris visit that he will soon travel back to his country. Hariri's recent resignation is seen as the latest fallout of the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Yemen's catastrophic famine shows how disastrous the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is for the entire Middle East, says guest commentator Rainer Hermann from Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has resigned, making a statement in which he blamed Iran for meddling in Arab affairs. He also said he feared for his life in the current political climate in his country.
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