December 13, 2016 /
Tom Hundley
This week: what it really cost to build Abu Dhabi, summary executions in the Philippines, and the Syrian singer who lives on.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi dome and the site of the Guggenheim’s troubled project. Image by Knut Egil Wang. UAE, 2016.
December 12, 2016 /
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.
When Emirati officials are challenged about their labor policies, they often point to the Saadiyat Accommodation Village, where most of the island’s workers are required to live. Image by Knut Egil Wang. UAE, 2016.
December 12, 2016 / The New Yorker
Negar Azimi, Knut Egil Wang
New museums in the Emirates raise the issue of workers’ rights.
July 27, 2015 / Gulf News
Ana P. Santos
Seven sisters work as caretakers for children in Dubai so that they can send money to their own families back in the Philippines.
June 27, 2015 / Positively Filipino
Ana P. Santos
For this young single mother, providing for her daughter means leaving her behind to work abroad.
January 10, 2013
Yochi Dreazen
The Poynter News University invites high school and college classes to join journalist Yochi Dreazen on Tuesday, January 15 to discuss nuclear security in the Middle East.
September 3, 2012
Pulitzer Center journalists examine emerging nuclear threats, from an alarming new arms race between India and Pakistan to the competition between the U.S. and Russia on nuclear exports.
August 23, 2012 / Untold Stories
Andrew Faust
With convenient and seemingly endless options, Dubai’s lifestyle has evolved to reflect its consumer-driven culture.
August 20, 2012 / Untold Stories
Andrew Faust
Dubai’s current obesity crisis is mainly the result of the wealthy emirate’s convenience-driven culture.
August 20, 2012 / Untold Stories
Andrew Faust
Fast food fits naturally with Dubai's booming expansion and fast-paced lifestyle. Obesity has become an unwanted by-product.
August 15, 2012
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.
August 15, 2012 / Untold Stories
Andrew Faust
Dubai’s wealth, dramatic population increase and fast-paced lifestyle have resulted in a cultural shift. Many of these changes, however, negatively impact health of its citizens.
April 24, 2012
Jennifer McDonald
Ten Pulitzer Center student fellows will report from abroad on topics such as environmental policy in Thailand, health and nutrition in the United Arab Emirates and gender equality in South Africa.