Deborah Amos Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

Gulf Countries Face Criticism For Refusing To Resettle Syrian Refugees

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Saudi Arabia Softens Opposition To Iran Nuclear Deal

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Turkey Grants U.S. Permission To Use Air Base Near Syrian Border

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Images of dead bodies in Syrian prisons, taken by a Syrian government photographer, are displayed at the United Nations on March 10. The photographer, who goes by the pseudonym Caesar, took the pictures between 2011, when the Syrian uprising began, and 2013, when he fled the country. His photos will be on display at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Lucas Jackson/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Scamming The Bereaved: A Grim Side Business In Syrian Death

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What Iran's Regional Rivals Are Saying About The Deal

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Images of dead bodies in Syrian prisons, taken by a Syrian government photographer, are displayed at the United Nations on March 10. The photographer, who goes by the pseudonym Caesar, took the pictures between 2011, when the Syrian uprising began, and 2013, when he fled the country. His photos will be on display at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Lucas Jackson/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Documenting Death Inside Syria's Secret Prisons

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Kurdish Forces Retake Ground From Self-Declared Islamic State In Syria

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Success For U.S.-Backed Fighters In Syria Leads To Political Complications

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Saudi actor Nasser al-Qasabi, at left, appears in a scene from his TV show Selfie, which satirizes ISIS. He's received death threats in reaction to the series, which airs on a Saudi-owned channel. Via MBC hide caption

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In Saudi Arabia, An Uphill Fight To Out-Shout The Extremists

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Saudi Muslims Mix Tradition With Shopping In Ramadan Celebration

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Saudi Arabia Opens Its Stock Exchange To Foreign Investors

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Armenian refugees on the deck of the French cruiser that rescued them in 1915 during the massacre of the Armenian populations in the Ottoman Empire. The photo does not specify precisely where the refugees were from. However, residents of Vakifli, the last remaining Armenian village in Turkey, were rescued by a French warship that year. Photo 12/Photo12/UIG/Getty Images hide caption

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Last Armenian Village In Turkey Keeps Silent About 1915 Slaughter

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Syrian children listen to a teacher during a lesson in a temporary classroom in Suruc refugee camp on March 25 in Suruc, Turkey. The camp is the largest of its kind in Turkey with a population of about 35,000 Syrians who have fled the ongoing civil war in their country. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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Turkish Educator Pledges $10M To Set Up Universities For Syrian Refugees

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A Houthi Shiite fighter stands guard as people search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa airport in Yemen on Thursday. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Saudi Arabia, With U.S. Support, Joins Fight Against Rebels In Yemen

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Baghdad Dials Back Expectations For A Timeline On Mosul Offensive

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