December 18, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
In the power struggle between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and exiled imam Fethullah Gülen, the first casualty has been freedom of the press.
December 10, 2014 /
Alice Su, Emily Baumgaertner
Pulitzer Center grantee one of four winners of Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize.
December 10, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Saudi law dictates that women be legally controlled for their entire lives by a male guardian. Women victimized by their guardians usually find little protection in court.
December 5, 2014
Caryle Murphy
Caryle Murphy reports on a growing debate on religion and its place in society in Saudi Arabia.
November 21, 2014 / VICE News
Alice Su
Thousands of refugees from Sudan have resettled in Jordan, but confrontations with neighbors and local police have left many feeling unsafe.
November 17, 2014 / The New York Times
David Rohde, Yochi Dreazen
David Rohde reviews Yochi Dreazen's new book The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War about PTSD and soldiers and civilians who struggle with depression.
November 14, 2014 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Rainey lives in Lebanon, a country that will never give her citizenship. Her parents are Sri Lankan, but she was born in Beirut. And now, Lebanon may ask her to leave the only home she’s ever known.
November 12, 2014 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Ryan and Noor are best friends, and they live in Beirut. Ryan belongs to a religious sect called the Druze, and Noor is a Sunni Muslim. They agree that in Lebanon, they are an unlikely match.
November 11, 2014 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Ahmad wants to be a basketball star when he grows up. For now, he's working toward his unlikely goal thanks to a Lebanese NGO that believes such dreams are important for disadvantaged children.
November 11, 2014 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Karen and her family once lived a happy life in Syria. But when the civil war arrived, they fled to Lebanon with little more than a few suitcases, and their two-week stay has now lasted two years.
Screenshot from the short film by Ari Daniel: The Young Future of Lebanon. Lebanon, 2014.
November 11, 2014
Ari Daniel
Beirut is fissured from political and sectarian strain. Many of the kids living there are on the edges of those cracks. This project tells the stories of those kids as radio and video portraits.
November 9, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
A fragile peace between Turkey and its Kurdish population is being tested by the ongoing conflict in Kobani, which is fueling Kurdish national mobilizations.
October 30, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Caryle Murphy
In Saudi Arabia, a new generation is pushing back against the government’s embrace of fundamentalism. But is the kingdom ready for nonbelievers?

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