September 22, 2014 / Untold Stories by Alice Su

A photo portrait of refugee life in Lebanon, which has more Syrian refugees per capita than any other country. Without official camps or sufficient funding, these refugees struggle to survive.

September 17, 2014 / Voice of America by Sebastian Meyer

Thousands of Iraqi Christians have fled their homes ahead of the Islamic State onslaught. Despite U.S. airstrikes, the prospect of these refugees returning is very low.

September 17, 2014 / Untold Stories by Misha Friedman

Crimean officials ramp up homophobic rhetoric.

September 16, 2014 / Newsweek by James Harkin

Since the first week of July, Kobani has been under intense attack on all fronts. Though the results of the campaign are inconclusive, it’s clear that the Islamists are making incremental gains.

September 15, 2014 / Moment by Yigal Schleifer

A member of the European Union, Hungary finds itself led by a populist who has publicly declared he would like to turn the country into an "illiberal democracy." Where does the country go from here?

September 11, 2014 / Untold Stories by Selin Thomas

Just one family of thousands forced to flee Syria after the eruption of war, the Koksals illustrate the tremendous hardships and complexities of the refugee population in Turkey.

September 9, 2014 / The New York Review of Books by Richard Bernstein

Among the many recent stories concerning foreigners setting out to fight in Syria, the allegations about the Uighurs arrested in Thailand are the most curious.

September 9, 2014 / The Washington Post by Sebastian Meyer

Kurdish peshmerga fighters, Iraqi government soldiers and Shiite militiamen take two towns from ISIL militants.

September 7, 2014 / WNYC Radio by Sebastian Meyer

Much of what we’ve seen of the Islamic State comes filtered through its own well-oiled media machine. NPR talks with Sebastian Meyer about the images the Islamic State wants the public to see.

September 5, 2014 / The Washington Post by Sebastian Meyer

Displaced Yazidis who had escaped to Mount Sinjar finally find refuge in their holy sanctuary of Lalish.

September 4, 2014 / Untold Stories by Ty McCormick

Facing war and possible famine, thousands would rather live underwater in filthy refugee camps than risk death by returning to their homes.

September 2, 2014 / Voice of America by Sebastian Meyer

In Iraq, hundreds of Shi'ite Turkmen have fled the town of Amerli seeking refuge in Kirkuk. Despite recent military gains after U.S. airstrikes, the situation remains dire for Amerli’s residents.