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.

Suleiman Ibrahim Osman, from Syria, sits outside his tent in the Kawergosk refugee camp in northern Iraq in April. He's one of millions of people worldwide who have recently been forced out of their homes from war. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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The Year The U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program Unraveled

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In U.N. Art Exhibition, Syrian Artist Unpacks Refugees' Baggage

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Appears To Be Shifting How Power Works In The Kingdom

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh last month. "We are returning to what we were before — a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world," he said at the economic forum. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Tax Overhaul, Roy Moore Wins In Alabama, Saudi Arabia Lets Women Drive

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A billboard in Taif, Saudi Arabia, shows King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (center) flanked by his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman (right), and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef. The king appointed his son as his successor and first in line to the throne, stripping Nayef of the title of crown prince and ousting him from his powerful position of interior minister. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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What To Know About Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince And The Issues He Will Face

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Saudi King Names 31-Year-Old Son As New Crown Prince

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The Call-In: The Refugee Experience In The U.S.

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Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul, right, reads one of his poems for Ta'sheeq, a project he founded to help Syrian poets and artists share their experiences. Artiom Maksimov/Courtesy of Ta'sheeq hide caption

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Archaeologists In Syria Use 'Data Water' To Confound Antiquities Smugglers

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Syrian Psychiatrist In The U.S. Uses Online Platform To Help Mental Health Workers

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HIAS, a Jewish group that supports refugee resettlement, held a rally against President Trump's immigration ban on Feb. 12 in New York City. The group worries that giving governors the power to veto arrivals — something President Trump wants to do that last week's court ruling did not address — could unravel the resettlement program. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images hide caption

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