Most Syrian refugees blame President Bashar al Assad for leaving their country - that's according to a new survey carried out in Germany. The survey also shows that very few refugees want to stay in Germany for the long term.
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggests things could get worse.
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.
The US aims to deploy more American troops and set up safe zones in a new approach to Syria, experts told DW. But while the US focuses on jihadists, the fate of Bashar al-Assad might still prove crucial for peace.
Over 1,000 fighters from Iran have fallen in Syria. Many of them were refugees from Afghanistan. They were persuaded to go to war for high wages and residence permits for their families.
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