Deborah Amos appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The group offered to help resettle Syrian refugees in the U.S., and members received a special case: a family of six with a father badly wounded. It's a yearlong commitment for the volunteers.
Monday, August 29, 2016
A Syrian refugee family arrives to meet Syrian American relatives who are waiting to host them. This comes as the U.S. meets its goal of bringing 10,000 refugees from Syria by October.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
U.N. official refers to humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, Syria as the "Apex of Horror" as the country's escalating civil war leaves little options for outside intervention.
Monday, August 22, 2016
The weekend bombing of a wedding in Turkey raises new questions about the country's stability and the rough area near the Syrian border where it took place.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
At a party for Syrian refugees in a New Jersey mosque, Americans of Lebanese and Pakistani descent and a Jewish family offer help and stories of their own immigrant backgrounds.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
The U.S. looks like it will meet the administration's goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the fiscal year in October. Newcomers are already getting a rundown on life in America.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Faith-based groups are challenging political opposition to Syrian refugees and taking a leading role in resettling them in the U.S. They've provided shelter, jobs and schooling for the newly arrived.
Friday, August 05, 2016
A State Department official says the U.S. will admit even more Syrians next year. The program continues despite complaints that Islamist militants could slip in amid the legitimate refugees.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Relatives of killed journalist Marie Colvin accuse the Syrian government of deliberately targeting her in the shelling of Homs in 2012.
Friday, June 24, 2016
The outrage that follows mass shootings tends to steer the gun debate, and policy. Does that cloud the larger problem of everyday gun violence in America?
Friday, June 24, 2016
HunchLab, a new piece of predictive policing software, is telling cops across the country how to do their jobs -- but not necessarily better.
Friday, June 24, 2016
When someone's behavior raises red flags -- even though they might not be breaking the law -- what can be done?
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
President Obama visits Saudi Arabia Wednesday to meet with the Saudi king at a time when relations between their two countries are under a lot of stress.
Monday, April 18, 2016
As cultural heritage advocates grapple with how to fight the destruction of ancient treasures, a full-size replica of the ancient Syrian town's triumphal arch will go on display in London on Tuesday.
Saturday, February 06, 2016
Abdulnasser Gharem doesn't have the background you might expect for a successful artist – let alone one famous for edgy work from Saudi Arabia. He was once a lieutenant colonel in the Saudi army. He went to high school with two of the 9/11 hijackers.
But his first major ...
Monday, January 18, 2016
Bahram Mekanik was among the seven Iranians and Iranian-Americans pardoned as part of Washington's prisoner swap with Iran. He was accused of shipping millions of dollars in technology to Iran.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Here's something that never used to happen in Saudi Arabia:
In the wake of the crisis with Iran, Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's deputy crown prince and defense minister, as well as King Salman's favored son, gave a five-hour interview to a reporter from
The Economist, and the ...
Monday, January 04, 2016
In power for a year, the Saudi monarch has been aggressive in confronting Iran at a time when many in the kingdom feel the U.S. is not doing enough to counter Iranian ambitions in the region.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
It can be a provocative art show. Or teenagers going out for a walk. By law and tradition, Saudi women still face many restrictions. But they keep stretching the boundaries and the pace is picking up.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
The flow of Syrian migrants from Turkey to Europe continues but it's more underground — with migrants hiding from Turkish police. The chill of winter has set in, too, making the journey more perilous.