A Yemeni boy was offered a free motorcycle from al-Qaida militants trying to lure recruits. This led to a search by his parents to rescue him in time—while a U.S. drone overhead was on the prowl.
The United States has waged a drone war in Yemen for 16 years, trying to suppress al-Qaida’s branch here. But the campaign has had a hidden cost: civilians cut down by the drones’ missiles.
Yemen's ongoing civil war has left 400,000 children fighting for their lives from malnutrition, and aid agencies are struggling to help.
Conflict and a devastated economy have upended the country’s typical journey to manhood.
Here’s what the United States did not disclose about coalition victories against al-Qaida in the Arabian Penninsula: many conquests came as a result of deals, without firing a shot.
Alex Potter provides a rare look into Yemen’s War, where children starve and hospitals are on life-support.
Yemeni villagers recount the horror of looking for their children after a Saudi Arabian airstrike on a wedding party.
The mood is eerie on the mostly empty streets of Aden, Yemen’s southern port city and designated seat of government that has suffered three years of civil war.
A proxy war in Yemen between Iran-backed Houthi rebels and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition has led to starvation; relief supplies have been blocked to the poorest country in the region.
In Yemen, some of the most vulnerable victims are the 2 million children on the brink of starvation, or those who lost limbs during the fighting. In Aden, many children have been fit with prosthetic limbs, but with rudimentary materials and old technology, they are sometimes barely functional.
Yemen is on the brink of collapse. Less than half of its health facilities are functional amid epidemics of preventable and largely eradicated diseases like cholera.
It's being called the forgotten war. With access for journalists limited and dangerous, Yemen, home to the world's worst humanitarian crisis, goes largely ignored.
As the conflict in Yemen enters its fourth year, PBS NewsHour 's Marcia Biggs travels to the Middle East's poorest nation to report on what the U.N. is calling the "world's worst humanitarian crisis."
A new railway embodies the high modernist aspirations of the Ethiopian government. But a journey from Addis Ababa to the coast reveals the often painful consequences of a grand infrastructure drive.
A war fought in the name of the Yemeni people has exposed dirty deals by all parties to the conflict, including U.S. allies, and pushed the nation to the brink of famine.
Three years into the civil and international war, Yemen's health systems are failing. This project will show the variety of health challenges facing Yemenis: trauma, cholera, chronic, and shortage.
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.
Throughout the world, more than 51 million girls below the age of 18 are currently married. This harmful traditional practice spans continents, language, religion and caste.
After the attempted bombing of Northwest flight 253 in December, Yemen again became the focus of US and international counterterrorism policy.
The poorest nation in the Arab world struggles with high population growth, 40% unemployment and a persistent flow of refugees from Somalia. In the next decade, its 22 million citizens will compete for increasingly scarce water supplies, as aquifers are drilled, pumped and drained unsustainably.
Yemen is currently home to the world's worst humanitarian disaster, with vulnerable citizens caught in the crossfire of a war that has raged for three years.
Marcia Biggs reports from Yemen on a war that rages on, creating a humanitarian crisis many are forgetting.
This week: accounts from fathers and sons affected by the conflict in Yemen, threats to Hungary's democracy, and Israel's new policy forcing migrants to take desperate measures.
Yemeni detainees being without charges decry abuse, the search for the Tasmanian tiger continues despite its supposed extinction, and the 2016 peace deal in Colombia has opened new areas to scientists.
This week: discussing a documentary on child marriage, examining religion and culture's interplay with environmentalism in China, and celebrating our award-winning student fellows.
Inaugural grants, provided in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and ONA camera bags, highlighted in New York Times Lens blog.
Pulitzer Center grantee Iona Craig's reporting on U.S. raid in Yemen has received coverage from major media outlets.
Hundreds hear from Jon Sawyer and Cynthia Gorney at Wake Forest University community event focused on child marriage.
Stephanie Sinclair is a finalist in the National Magazine Award competition for her photography of child brides around the world.
Listen to Wake Forest Journalism Director Justin Catanoso discuss his school's partnership with the Pulitzer Center, Guilford College and High Point University.
Too Young To Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides wins second place in the issue reporting multimedia story division of the Pictures of the Year International's photojournalism competition.
Stephanie Sinclair wins first prize in the contemporary issues category from World Press Photo for her images of the hidden but widespread practice of child marriage.
PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan interviewed Stephanie Sinclair on her work surrounding the issue of child marriage.
Stephanie Sinclair and Cynthia Gorney discuss the phenomenon of child marriage on NPR's All Things Considered.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
In this lesson, students learn about the experience of international reporting from Iona Craig’s work in Yemen and her reflections on the reporting process.
This unit plan, designed for high school freshmen, analyzes the Arab Spring in the context of the French and Haitian revolutions.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
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 a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.