Many Syrian refugees are now living in Jordan, both in refugee camps and in towns and cities. The situation is challenging for the refugees themselves, and also for their host country.
The small country of Lebanon has been home to Palestinian refugees since 1948. In recent years, it's also become a haven for people fleeing war in Syria and resources are now becoming scarce. DW's Diana Hodali reports.
A first batch of "Islamic State" fighters has evacuated their stronghold in Damascus a day after an apparent deal with the Syrian regime. In recent years, jihadis have steadily lost ground to government forces.
In May 1948, Israel declared its independence. Palestinians such as Hafida Khatib refer to this moment as the "Nakba," or "catastrophe." With her family, Hafida fled to Lebanon — a country that has never felt like home.
Berlin's Office for Refugee Affairs has invited in media to show how things have changed since Germany opened its doors to asylum-seekers in 2015. Experts on the tour criticized the government's new anchor center plans.
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