Deborah Amos

Deborah Amos appears in the following:

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Brushes Off Health Concerns, Says She Is Fine

Thursday, July 11, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthems at a greeting ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, after she had uncontrolled tremors at three previous public events.

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How Instex, Europe's Trade Channel With Iran, Will Work

Friday, July 05, 2019

The first transaction on Instex, Europe's trade channel for doing business with Iran despite U.S. sanctions, is expected to happen in the next few days. But will it work to save the Iran nuclear deal?

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A German Politician's Assassination Prompts New Fears About Far-Right Violence

Monday, July 01, 2019

Walter Lübcke, who supported Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy, was shot in the head in June. Political leaders and experts on extremism suggest Germany's far-right party may share some blame.

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Fears Of Far-Right Terror In Germany

Sunday, June 30, 2019

The killing of a prominent German politician and the arrest of his confessed killer, who has links to a far-right network, has raised fears of far-right terrorism in Germany.

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How The International Community Is Reacting To Rising U.S.-Iran Tensions

Friday, June 21, 2019

As tensions rise between Iran and the United States, members of the international community, including Iraq, Israel and Germany, are reacting to the situation.

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Europe Wants To Continue Doing Some Business With Iran Despite U.S. Sanctions

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

European countries that are skeptical of U.S. policy towards Iran and claims of Iranian attacks on ships are setting up an office that could help them do business with Iran despite U.S. sanctions.

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'Bearing Witness Is Really All We Have': Memories Of Covering The Tiananmen Aftermath

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

NPR's Deborah Amos arrived in Beijing days after authorities cracked down on Tiananmen protesters. She stayed for six weeks and shares her memories of covering a critical time in China's history.

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'Won't Give Up': Siblings Of Jailed Saudi Women's Rights Activist Speak Out In U.S.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

It's been a year since Loujain Alhathloul was detained in Saudi Arabia for pushing for women's rights. A PEN award for her and two other Saudi activists has helped bring their plight back to light.

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Saudi Kingdom Tries To Prevent More Women From Fleeing

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The case of an 18-year-old refugee in Canada will embolden other Saudi women to follow suit, experts say. Saudi officials have launched a campaign to stop that from happening.

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Family Of American Jailed In Syria Goes Public In An Appeal To Trump

Sunday, January 20, 2019

The family of Majd Kamalmaz, 61, is making his story public for the first time, spurred by President Trump's plans to remove U.S. troops from the country.

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Saudi King Reshuffles Cabinet After Khashoggi Kiling

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Saudi government rearranges its cabinet in what observers say could be an attempt to stabilize the rule of a powerful crown prince suspected of involvement in the killing of a journalist.

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2018 Was A Year Of Drastic Cuts To U.S. Refugee Admissions

Thursday, December 27, 2018

America is rejecting more legal immigrants than ever before. Refugee advocates warn that President Trump's aim is to dismantle the U.S. refugee resettlement program.

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As The U.S. Takes In Fewer Refugees, Its Global Role Is Changing

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

This year saw a historic reduction in the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the U.S. Next year will be similar — reshaping the U.S.'s role in the world amid a refugee crisis.

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'A Private War' Celebrates The Courage Of Journalist Marie Colvin

Monday, November 12, 2018

A new film features the story of journalist Marie Colvin, who was killed while reporting in Syria. Starring Rosamund Pike, A Private War, shows what drove and haunted the journalist.

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Killing Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Stirs Up Rivalries In The Middle East

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Iran's president says Saudi Arabia wouldn't have killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi without U.S. knowledge and protection. The U.S. administration described it as the worst of all cover-ups and vowed to revoke the visas of those responsible.

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Turkish President Says Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was 'Brutally Murdered'

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Saudi operatives killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a savage, premeditated action. This comes as Saudi Arabia opens an economic aimed at transforming the kingdom's economy.

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Saudi Arabians React To The Alleged Murder Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mary Louise Kelly speaks with NPR's Deborah Amos about how people in Saudi Arabia are reacting to Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and alleged murder.

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What's Really Known About Saudi Arabia's De Facto Ruler?

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is under increased scrutiny as Turkey and other nations accuse the Saudis of having journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed. Salman is said to have no tolerance for critics.

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Under Threat At Home, Refugee Scholars Find Academic Havens At U.S. Universities

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

American universities have created a consortium that offers temporary academic homes for refugee scholars threatened by war and authoritarian governments.

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15 Women Entrepreneurs From Saudi Arabia Visit U.S. To Develop Their Pitches

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

A Washington, D.C.-based tech incubator is hosting women entrepreneurs from Saudi Arabia who work on social problems through apps.

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