March 13, 2012 /
Ellen Knickmeyer, William Wheeler
Pulitzer Center grantees Ellen Knickmeyer and William Wheeler join Arab Spring panel discussion at Elmhurst College.
The Arab Spring: One Year Later
March 13, 2012 /
Ellen Knickmeyer, William Wheeler
In collaboration with the University of Chicago, Ellen Knickmeyer, William Wheeler and Marda Dunsky join to discuss the Arab Spring, one year later.
October 26, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Ellen Knickmeyer
Wartime romance is budding in Libya. After fighting to take down Qaddafi, the country's once least eligible bachelors are now being seen in a new light.
October 22, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Ellen Knickmeyer
Nine months after the revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, Ellen Knickmeyer revisits two of the first Tunisians to protest against the Ben Ali regime.
Libya art show. Libya, 2011.
October 6, 2011 / Untold Stories
Ellen Knickmeyer
Creativity is blooming in Libya--the country's artists are finally able to show their work now that Muammar Qaddafi is no longer in power.
Libyan artists. Image by Ellen Knickmeyer. Libya, 2011.
September 27, 2011 / Untold Stories
Ellen Knickmeyer
Libya art all but died under Qaddafi. But with the former dictator no longer in power, artists are beginning to display their work in weekly art shows.
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July 20, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Ellen Knickmeyer
A wave of young Saudis are graduating and looking to move into the job market, but most cannot find work--a struggle reflected in the country's 40 percent unemployment rate.
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July 6, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Ellen Knickmeyer
Yemen's political future will depend on its relationship with Saudi Arabia.
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July 1, 2011 /
Kate Seche, Kate McGinnis
This lesson helps students critically examine the factors that led to and sustained the 2010-2011 revolutions in the Middle East.
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June 28, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Ellen Knickmeyer
The freedom to buy lingerie from other women may not sound like much. But activists say it's a start.

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