Religion, not geopolitics, is at the center of how many Egyptians see regional threats.
The Egyptian real estate boom was driven by currency considerations. With the government investing heavily in new real estate, what does a floated currency mean for the industry?
Egypt's Nile transport has some safety concerns, but if utilized properly it could mean a whole lot more lives (and money) are saved.
Whose Islam is it? This is the key question that divides the Middle East.
"Fractured Lands" author Scott Anderson speaks with Democracy Now! about reporting for this project.
"Fractured Lands" author Scott Anderson speaks with Bloomberg's Charlie Rose about his reporting.
Pulitzer Center Grantee Scott Anderson discusses his new story Fractured Lands on PBS NewsHour.
Scott Anderson's foreword to "Fractured Lands," from the August 14, 2016 issue of The New York Times Magazine.
Peter Schwartzstein, Leyland Cecco, and Jonathan Rashad traveled from Ethiopia's Lake Tana, the White Nile in Sudan, to the Nile Delta in Egypt where the Nile empties into the Mediterranean Sea.
The ancient Nile camel trade is crumbling, and with it the livelihoods of thousands of Egyptians and Sudanese. Climate change has claimed many of the grazing lands; war has also exacted a deadly cost.
The Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan has played grand host to the likes of Churchill, Mitterrand and Agatha Christie—but in the wake of Egypt’s revolution, it’s facing a slow death on the Nile.
For Egypt's youth, saving enough money for marriage is one of the generation's biggest challenges. For many, it is simply impossible.
Egypt’s infrastructure has real life costs for its citizens, and requires targeted and accountable investment. Can the government make the right ones?
After years of the raging wars in Iraq and Syria, most people still think the conflicts are about territory and political power. But religious practice and belief have a lot to do with it.
Battling human and natural challenges, the Nile river is in increasingly poor health. Can it recover?
After decades of trampled hopes under President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now working to figure out not only what they stand against, but what they stand for.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick covers Egypt's political transformation by talking with artists who are beginning to show their creativity after years of forced self-censorship.
In the wake of the uprising that ousted President Mubarak, Sharif Abdel Kouddous reports from Cairo, Egypt with Nicole Salazar on the struggle for democracy, social justice and economic reform.
Few thought Tunisia's December 2010 uprising would so quickly spark revolts in the surrounding region. What will the Arab Spring mean for Syria, Egypt and Gaza?
Ellen Knickmeyer has been traveling the Arab world from the first weeks of the revolutions to tell the story of the frustrated young generation at the heart of the unrest.
Journalist Geneive Abdo reports from Egypt, where despite an insignificant Shi'a presence, there is growing alarm among Sunni religious figures about the Shi’a threat.
Scott Anderson discusses how he chronicles the lives of six people to tell the story of the collapse of the Middle East. "We're all living with the fall-out of what has happened in this region."
Sharif Abdel Kouddous talks about his return to Cairo after the fall of Hosni Mubarak to report on the continuing struggle for reform and social justice.
Teacher Faraz Chaudry describes how he used "Fractured Lands" to examine the unraveling of the Middle East with 8th grade students in Wheeling, IL.
Washington University's Student Life reported on the panel discussion of Stephen Hadley and Madeleine Albright, that met a packed crowd at Washington University.
A 9th grade teacher describes how exploring "Fractured Lands" provided her students with a much greater understanding of the Arab world and a platform for improving critical thinking skills.
This week's newsletter highlights lessons that explore "Fractured Lands" and the "Power of Poetry"
Reactions to "Fractured Lands," the last leprosy patients in Sri Lanka, and the health effects of the Olympics in this week's newsletter.
Landmark reporting project with The New York Times Magazine strikes a chord with readers around the world.
Read the landmark NYT Magazine issue "Fractured Lands" by Pulitzer Center grantees Scott Anderson, Paolo Pellegrin, and Ben Solomon.
Scott Anderson, co-author of The New York Times Magazine's "Fractured Lands," speaks about his reporting on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
Read the backstory for "Fractured Lands" in this Poynter article.
Connect students to this gripping modern history of the Middle East with lesson plans for K-12 and university students.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Grantee Lauren Bohn offers her take on the post-Morsi turmoil in Egypt.