Syrian citizens line up to apply for visas outside the German embassy in Beirut. Lebanon hosts more than 1 million Syrian refugees.
September 20, 2015 As domestic and international criticism mounts, Saudi Arabia and its peers are under pressure to review their policies toward migrants and refugees. They say they're already doing a lot to help.
Syrian refugees stand outside their tents during a sandstorm in a refugee camp in the town of Bar Elias, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.
September 9, 2015 Humanitarian groups are criticizing the wealthy Gulf Arab states, which do not have a tradition of resettling migrants. Analysts say there's little political will to change that.
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A woman uses her cellphone to record celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square on July 4.
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July 22, 2013 The use of landlines is falling everywhere. Many places in Africa have bypassed landlines entirely in favor of mobile phones. People all over the world are increasingly accessing the Internet on their cellphones.
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