Religion, not geopolitics, is at the center of how many Egyptians see regional threats.
A Syrian Family in Greece makes one more risky journey, this time to learn their fate in the European asylum lottery
How decades of privatization have led to Israel's other housing crisis -- soaring prices -- and its relationship to Israeli politics, support for right-wing policies and settlements included.
What does it mean to be “labeled” with a disability in India, and how does that shape your lived experienced, as well as your individuality?
The Middle East is not condemned to a debilitating cycle of conflict. There is nothing inevitable or unfixable about what ails the states of the region today.
Ako Salemi photographs climate change in Iran.
The Israeli arms industry is still marketing weapons used in Gaza and the West Bank as "battle-proven" and using the Palestinian territories as a "laboratory" to try them out.
Robert Amos, an American veteran, created American Veterans of Kurdish Armed Forces and lobbied for more military assistance in Syria.
These are the stories of the CEOs, criminal masterminds, pencil-pushers and low-flying vultures who have figured out how to profit from global instability, also known as human suffering.
New museums in the Emirates raise the issue of workers’ rights.
In 2011, a Syrian protest anthem captured the world's attention after being recorded on a phone and uploaded to YouTube. Now, James Harkin reveals the story of the real hero behind the song that rallied the rebels.
By privatizing the occupation of Palestine, Israel has enriched the security industry and allowed the country to evade accountability for human rights violations.
Journalist Miriam Berger reports on the impact of privatization policies on Israeli and Palestinian security, labor, and welfare sectors—among the most important, and overlooked, developments shaping Israel-Palestine today.
With the peace process at a stalemate and economic and political malaise deeply afflicting both sides, shifts in power between public...
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley will tour high schools and universities with the Pulitzer Center's Executive Director Jon Sawyer starting in February 2017.
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
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.
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
As 21st century refugees cross Europe with their smartphones, they've left behind a trail of digital breadcrumbs documenting their exile.
A massive army has been built up around the world, not to fight traditional wars, but to protect corporate assets around the world.
A research center is rebuilding their seed collection in Lebanon after fleeing Aleppo in Syria. Their collection is of vital importance for global food security in a changing climate.
At a critical time in Iraq’s history, Jane Ferguson examines the military forces involved in the battle for Mosul, the role of Iran-based militias and the status of Fallujah post-ISIS.
Syrian refugees have an unprecedented access to and use of technology. Yet in a crisis defined by themes of information and communication, disconnection remains a striking challenge.
The failed coup of July 15 brought Turks together to defeat an anti-democratic action by the military. But these events have left President Erdogan stronger—and more anti-Western—than ever.
Photojournalist Mark Hoffman travels to a refugee camp in Jordan to document a medical mission.
Wes Enzinna investigates the Kurdish revolution in Syria by embedding himself as a teacher in an academy in the middle of the warzone.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson discusses his project, "The Healing," on the efforts of a Syrian-born pediatric neurologist to help refugees from Syria who are stuck in the Zaatari camp in Jordan.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Journalist Ben Taub discusses his project, "The Assad Files," the story of how a group of war crimes investigators smuggled 600,000 pages of government documents out of Syria.
Scott Anderson discusses how he chronicles the lives of six people to tell the story of the collapse of the Middle East. "We're all living with the fall-out of what has happened in this region."
Pulitzer Prize-winning filmmaker and video journalist for The New York Times, Ben C. Solomon, discusses his VR film, "The Fight for Falluja."
Reporter Robin Shulman reports on Canada's enthusiasm to welcome Syrian refugees, as citizens feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Writer Luke Mogelson discusses reporting on the frontlines of the Mosul Liberation Force's fight against ISIS in Iraq.
Grantee Jeanne Carstensen reports on the Syrian refugee crisis and Greece's reaction to the influx of migrants crossing its borders.
Uri Blau used U.S. and Israeli tax records to connect the dots between American tax-exempt charities and their Israeli beneficiaries operating over the Green Line.
From Tehran's famous Bazaar to Friday Prayers, Iranians give their opinions on the nuclear deal.
Teacher Faraz Chaudry describes how he used "Fractured Lands" to examine the unraveling of the Middle East with 8th grade students in Wheeling, IL.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley bring their plea for a bipartisan approach to forreign policy to Pulitzer partner schools.
Paula Bronstein took home an award from World Press Photo for her work in Afghanistan supported by the Pulitzer Center.
Students at Pulitzer Center partner schools and universities react to the Middle East Strategy Task Force.
KWMU, reports from Nerinx Hall, where Stephen Hadley and Madeleine Albright spoke Wednesday.
Washington University's Student Life reported on the panel discussion of Stephen Hadley and Madeleine Albright, that met a packed crowd at Washington University.
This week: looking at migrants' journeys through Instagram, where is the divide between Asia and Europe? And ending female genital mutilation in Ethiopia.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
Honored reporting covers issues ranging from refugees and the world economy to human rights abuses by the Assad regime.
This week: Climate change in Iran observed, Chinese immigrants are reversing course, and Robert Mugabe's legacy in Zimbabwe.
This week: how the refugee crisis changes the world economy, migrants search for their children, and Pulitzer Center staff picks for a year in photos.
This week: what it really cost to build Abu Dhabi, summary executions in the Philippines, and the Syrian singer who lives on.