Deborah Amos

Deborah Amos appears in the following:

Stopping Mass Shooters Long Before They Act

Friday, June 24, 2016

When someone's behavior raises red flags -- even though they might not be breaking the law -- what can be done?

Obama Visits Saudi Arabia Amid Tensions With Gulf Leaders

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.


Palmyra's Ancient Arch, Destroyed By ISIS, To Rise Again In London

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.


A New Generation Of Saudi Artists Pushes The Boundaries

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 ...


Behind The Scenes: One Story From The Prison Swap With Iran

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.


Long Guarded And Reserved, Saudi Arabia Goes Big And Bold

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 ...


Under King Salman, Saudi Arabia Takes A Harder Line With Iran

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.


In Ways Big And Small, Saudi Arabian Women Are 'Pushing Normal'

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.


Migrants Still Leave Turkey For Europe But Winter Makes The Trip More Difficult

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.


Saudi Women: Elections Are One Step Forward On A Long Road

Monday, December 14, 2015

Saudi Arabian women made history by voting and winning public office for the first time. But there are still many obstacles to an equal role in public life.


For The First Time, Women Elected To Municipal Councils In Saudi Arabia

Monday, December 14, 2015

Up until now, women in Saudi Arabia had been barred from participating in elections — both as candidates and voters. Saudi women are still banned from driving.


Saudi Arabia To Hold Historic Elections On Saturday

Friday, December 11, 2015

It will be the first time that women there can vote or run for office. Women's groups have been pushing voter registration drives, but only a small percentage of the voting population has registered.


For Young Saudi Women, Video Games Offer Self-Expression

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Saudi women gamers gather at an annual convention, dressing as their favorite characters and exercising freedoms they want to see more of in their lives.


Human Rights Groups Criticize U.S. Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

The U.N. is resuming peace talks on the war in Yemen. At the same time, the U.S. plans to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia, even as civilian casualties from Saudi airstrikes in Yemen continue.


For Saudi Women, 'Baby Steps Into This World Of Democracy'

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

For the first time, women in the country can run for office and vote. But they're still banned from driving and need a male guardian's permission to travel, work and pursue higher education.


Saudi Elections To Offer A Small Step Toward Democracy

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Saudi Arabia will soon hold the first municipal elections in which women can both vote and run for office. More than 900 women are vying for seats across the country. Voter registration is very low.


U.S. Missiles Boost Rebels Stand Against Syrian Regime

Friday, November 13, 2015

As Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Vienna for talks on the Syrian civil war, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are countering Russia's entry into the conflict by supplying more TOW missiles to rebels.


Films About Syrian Civil War Move From Online To New York Gallery

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Through years of brutal civil war, a Syrian film collective has been producing short films, which are now in a New York gallery, where the collective hopes to show a more human side of war victims.


Gulf Countries Face Criticism For Refusing To Resettle Syrian Refugees

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Gulf states are the top donors to the United Nations, and they allow Syrians to come on work visas. But they won't resettle Syrians because the Gulf doesn't recognize the legal concept of refugees.


The Flood Of Syrian Refugees Puts ISIS On The Defensive

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

As more Syrian refugees board rickety boats on the Turkish coast, the Islamic State is cranking up its propaganda campaign.

The refugee crisis is also becoming a crisis for ISIS, as Syrians reject the group's claim that the so-called caliphate offers a safe haven, and the refugees instead opt for ...