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Field Notes: The Gulf Art War

Field notes from Kerala, epicenter of a decades-long migration to the Gulf, and from the UAE's Saadiyat Island, popular with vacationers, golfers, and seasoned conference attendees.

UAE: Powering Down

The world’s biggest oil producers are pouring money into renewable energy. Why isn’t the United States, the world’s biggest oil consumer, following suit?

The Persian Gulf's Nuclear Choice

The United Arab Emirates, a tiny oil-rich sheikdom across the Persian Gulf from Iran, will soon be the first Arab country to build a nuclear reactor. Who will be second?

December 12, 2016

The Gulf Art War

Negar Azimi, Knut Egil Wang

The world’s leading architects, the most vulnerable laborers, and a movement of concerned artists converge on a man-made island in the Persian Gulf called Saadiyat, which means “happiness” in Arabic.

August 15, 2012

A Risky Recipe: Fast Food Boom in Dubai

Andrew Faust

While the fast food industry in the United Arab Emirate's flourishes, a dramatic increase in obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes threatens the nation’s health.

January 04, 2012

United Arab Emirates: Iran's Nuclear Neighbor

Yochi Dreazen

U.S. officials believe Iran’s ongoing progress towards a nuclear weapon is pushing Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt and Turkey to follow suit, raising the odds of an Arab nuclear arms race.

Meet the Journalist: Negar Azimi

As new museums and universities are erected in the Gulf, Negar Azimi reports on the complexities surrounding the use of low-wage migrant labor, with a focus on a group of artist-activists.

This Week: Abu Dhabi's Facade

This week: what it really cost to build Abu Dhabi, summary executions in the Philippines, and the Syrian singer who lives on.

This Week in Review: After the Oil Is Gone

Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on United Arab Emirates' renewable energy investment, Afghanistan, the LRA and our new iPad book project on South Sudan.

Psychological Effects on Migrant Workers

This lesson covers some of the psychological impacts that affect migrant workers and their families using reporting on Filipino migrant workers and their families by Ana P. Santos.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.

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