The Indonesian resort island of Batam has become a hotspot for Southeast Asian Salafis, who practice a fundamentalist form of Sunni Islam with roots in Saudi Arabia.
Iona Craig, who reported on the aftermath of the botched Navy SEAL raid in Yemen for The Intercept, was interviewed by Poynter about her experience freelancing in the Middle East.
One of the world's most important collections of biodiverse seeds based in Aleppo, Syria, came under threat as the war reached its door.
Iona Craig reports from the largely abandoned village of al Ghayil, Yemen, speaking to those who survived the raid by U.S. forces.
The White House called a Navy SEAL raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen a success. Yemenis call it the last straw.
When a would-be reformer meets one of the most corrupt institutions in a country infamous for graft.
Women and children in a Yemeni village recall the horror of Trump’s “highly successful” SEAL raid.
King Salman's historic visit to Indonesia is the culmination of a 37-year-long Saudi campaign for cultural influence in the world's largest Muslim nation.
Economic collapse, hunger and conflict mean Yemenis are struggling just to stay alive.
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.
An inside look at how Saudi Arabia uses money, scholarships, diplomacy, and media to propagate its brand of fundamentalist Islam in the world’s most populous Muslim country, Indonesia.
The privatization of the Israeli and Palestinian security, labor, and welfare sectors is among the most important—and under-reported—factors shaping Israeli-Palestinian relations.
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.
Journalist Geneive Abdo reports from Egypt, where despite an insignificant Shi'a presence, there is growing alarm among Sunni religious figures about the Shi’a threat.
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.
The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.
"Invisible Wounds," a report by Save the Children, says that children in Syria are at high risk of developing mental health disorders.
Pulitzer Center grantee Iona Craig's reporting on U.S. raid in Yemen has received coverage from major media outlets.
The Guilfordian's Abigail Bekele wrote about Pulitzer Center grantee Amy Toensing's visit to North Carolina.
CBS Philly covered the Pulitzer Center-sponsored discussion with Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley.
Madeleine Albright and Stephen J. Hadley appeal for bipartisanship in meetings with Pulitzer Center partner schools in Philadelphia.
This week: the dark history behind modern day cotton production, Saudi Arabia's religious exports, and the violent pursuit of sand.
Teacher Faraz Chaudry describes how he used "Fractured Lands" to examine the unraveling of the Middle East with 8th grade students in Wheeling, IL.
New approaches to the Middle East subject of high-level discussion at Campus Consortium partner.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley bring their plea for a bipartisan approach to foreign policy to Pulitzer Center 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.