Deborah Amos appears in the following:
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.
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.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
American universities have created a consortium that offers temporary academic homes for refugee scholars threatened by war and authoritarian governments.
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.
Monday, August 13, 2018
Syria's President Bashar Assad is on the verge of winning the war. But refugee activists are waging new battles against the regime from Europe.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Just 49 Syrian refugees have been admitted in fiscal year 2018, compared with more than 12,000 in 2016. "The refugee program is in danger," says the head of a resettlement organization in Connecticut.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
"I came from a very strict country to a very free country," says Samah Damanhoori. The 29-year-old cut ties with her family after her father canceled his initial approval for her to study in the U.S.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Saudi Arabia's restrictions on women don't stop at the country's borders. One Saudi woman in California is challenging the country's rule that she needs her father's permission to remain in the U.S.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Nearly 90 Iranians expecting to be resettled in the U.S. have been stranded in Vienna. Their asylum requests were denied en masse, and now a judge says the government must give each person a reason.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
In classrooms and at home, kids are reading a new genre of books about a timely topic: refugees. They're selling well and providing a sympathetic view of people often portrayed as threats.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Journalist Daoud Kuttab, the author of Sesame Street, Palestine, looks back at the production of a Sesame Street for Israeli and Palestinian kids and the obstacles and promise of the effort.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The arrested women "could have been powerful ambassadors for the new Saudi Arabia. Instead, they are being branded as traitors," says Kristian Ulrichsen of Rice University.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
"The executive order, at its heart, says Yemeni people are bad and they need to stay away. We say no! We are part of the fabric of the country," says a Yemeni-American whose mother was denied a visa.
Sunday, April 15, 2018
We look at how the U.S. has been involved in the Syrian civil war over the last seven years.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Refugee rights groups say the Trump administration has closed the door on vulnerable Syrian civilians even as it mulls military operations against the regime for humanitarian reasons.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Evidence presented in a U.S. federal court claims that the 56-year-old American was intentionally targeted in a rocket attack by Syrian regime forces in 2012. Her family is suing the country.
Monday, April 02, 2018
A Russian chemist who helped to develop the nerve agent used in the attack in the U.K. last month is now living in New Jersey — and says he has no doubt that Moscow is responsible.
Saturday, March 31, 2018
The U.S. acceptance rate of Iranian Christians and other religious minority refugees has gone from nearly 100 percent to zero, leaving many stuck in transit.
Friday, March 30, 2018
Two NPR journalists reflect on their days reporting in Iraq in 2003.
Monday, March 19, 2018
As the Saudi crown prince travels across the United States, he will have one major hurdle: polls show more than half of Americans have unfavorable views of his country.