Hundreds of thousands have fled the civil war in Syria. Most are in camps in neighboring countries, such as Lebanon.
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.
France's Emmanuel Macron on a trip to Riyadh has called for deescalation of tensions with Tehran as crises in Yemen and Lebanon boil over. Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait urged their citizens to leave Lebanon.
Iran has denied interfering in Lebanon, whose premier remains in Saudi Arabia. Saad Hariri says he can move freely in Riyadh and plans to return to Beirut "very soon."
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.
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