Are we visible? Women in five countries attempt to answer that question.
Kimberly Dozier appeared on CNN to discuss her reporting on Yazidi boys forced to fight for ISIS.
What will become of the thousands of youngsters press-ganged into ISIS’s forces in northern Iraq? The terrorists separated Yezidi children from their families, sometimes killing their parents in front of them.
Trump's risky recipe for foreign policy—mix sanctions, tariffs, and trade in a blender.
A federal appeals court threw out more than two years of a military tribunal judge’s decisions, finding that the jurist wrongly hid his pursuit of an immigration judge job while sitting on a war crimes case.
Today’s a banner day for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and for President Donald Trump, who contradicted decades of U.S. policy to boost his friend’s reelection, including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and declaring Israel should keep the occupied Golan Heights.
Corruption from both Houthi rebels and the U.S.-backed government in the south has prevented aid groups from fighting Yemen's cholera epidemic.
Iraq's Yazidi minority has forgiven its women for being enslaved and raped by fighters from the defunct Islamic State, but it hasn't forgiven their children for being born.
Filmmaker Iris Zaki never understood the Israeli settlers—so she moved in with them.
Despite investments, questions abound about the feasibility of examples of such communities far from metropolises.
ISIS fighters come back after dark. In many towns in Iraq, government control is surface-deep, and ISIS remains the power to be challenged, or joined.
Governments have made a concerted multilateral effort to protect the rights of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East. Will this be enough to change a culture of abuse and exploitation?
The unraveling of the modern Middle East, from the Iraq War to the rise of ISIS and the global refugee crisis. A landmark collaboration with The New York Times Magazine .
Most countries fostering an influx of Syrian refugees are seeing a backlash. Canada is riding a wave of enthusiasm, as people feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
One of the under-reported stories of Syria's Civil War is the deliberate targeting of hospitals by bombers, and the efforts of Syrian-American doctors to help their devastated homeland.
Two years of civil war have left Yemen battered, divided and facing famine. Iona Craig traces the impact of one of the world's most under-reported conflicts.
On college campuses and in religious institutions across the country, there is renewed focus on Israel, anti-semitism and the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement.
This year, a force comprised of Iraqi soldiers, Iranian-backed militias, Kurdish peshmerga, and Sunni police will attempt to retake Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from the Islamic State, or ISIS.
U.S. administration defines Jewish settlements as an obstacle to peace, yet allows millions in subsidized donations to help sustain them. How does it work? Investigative journalist Uri Blau digs deep.
There's a secret revolution occurring in Syria, and it may be the Middle East's greatest hope for achieving secular democracy, protecting women's rights...and beating ISIS. Meet the Kurds of Rojava.
Twenty-years after Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, Israeli society is as divided as ever, and former Pittsburghers now in the Holy Land are on different sides of the schism, reevaluating their dreams.
Your child's doctor tells you that there is something wrong: there is a hole in her heart and she needs surgery, but we can't do it; we need to wait for a team to come. Panic, hope, anxiety.
For thousands of refugees, the shores of Lesbos are their first passage into Europe. Can locals cope with the arrival of tens of thousands each month?
What difference did it make that Hurricane Katrina struck during major US military deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq? This piece explores hidden intersections between these defining events.
Pulitzer Center organized a workshop with the University of Chicago to provide educators with resources on teaching students about the Middle East.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.
"Invisible Wounds," a report by Save the Children, says that children in Syria are at high risk of developing mental health disorders.
Pulitzer Center grantee Iona Craig's reporting on U.S. raid in Yemen has received coverage from major media outlets.
The Guilfordian's Abigail Bekele wrote about Pulitzer Center grantee Amy Toensing's visit to North Carolina.
CBS Philly covered the Pulitzer Center-sponsored discussion with Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley.
Madeleine Albright and Stephen J. Hadley appeal for bipartisanship in meetings with Pulitzer Center partner schools in Philadelphia.
This week: the dark history behind modern day cotton production, Saudi Arabia's religious exports, and the violent pursuit of sand.
Teacher Faraz Chaudry describes how he used "Fractured Lands" to examine the unraveling of the Middle East with 8th grade students in Wheeling, IL.
New approaches to the Middle East subject of high-level discussion at Campus Consortium partner.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley bring their plea for a bipartisan approach to foreign policy to Pulitzer Center partner schools.
The following lesson plan for teachers explores how an author balances narrative storytelling and facts while exploring Uganda's connections to Israel over several decades.
This plan includes lesson plans connected to the work of journalists that presented at the UChicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2016.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines reflection and processing exercises connected to Alexandria Bombach's film "Afghanistan by Choice,” which follows five people deciding whether or not to leave Afghanistan.
Links to curricular resources for the Out of Eden Walk project.
The following serves as a resource for DC public school teachers working with the District's tenth grade history standards, providing teachers with a list of Pulitzer Center projects in line with...
Students will critically examine the legal, professional and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to all kinds of human rights violations.
Students evaluate the impact of how an author orders information by analyzing two articles about the impact of Filipino women leaving their countries to work as domestic workers in the Middle East.
Analyze author’s purpose using articles and video exploring a community’s efforts to support Syrian refugees in Jordan.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
In this lesson, students use online reporting to compare the 2016 U.S. election to elections in Iran and Taiwan.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.