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.
July 15, 2014 / BBC
Alice Su
Jordan hosts 29,000 Iraqi refugees, new and old. As media attention shifts to the huge Syrian influx, Iraqis spend months or years limbo, struggling to get by without assistance.
July 8, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia turns against political Islam with its ban on the Muslim Brotherhood.
June 26, 2014 / The Guardian
James Harkin
Parents anxiously await news of their teenaged sons who were kidnapped from bus by Islamic militants in Syria.
Image by James Harkin. Turkey, 2014.
June 26, 2014
James Harkin
How some of northern Syria’s children are being reared into a life of praying and jihad by a new kind of puritanical islamist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham.
June 25, 2014
Amelia Warshaw, Paul Salopek
During his passage through Saudi Arabi, Paul Salopek experiences first-hand the struggle Hejazis are having reconciling memories of their homeland with the realities of the new Middle East.
June 23, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Saudi youth remain devout but want more openness in how their faith is practiced.
June 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Ari Daniel
Negotiating Beirut's fluid rules of the road.
June 12, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia finds itself in the midst of major social change as the relationship between the House of Saud and its official religious establishment shift.
June 9, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
After decades of declining popularity under the ascendance of political Islam, Arabism is seeing a revival of sorts among Saudi youth as a way out of the sectarian conflicts now gripping the region.
June 6, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
The kingdom's official version of Islam, Wahhabism, has dampened Saudi creativity and impeded government modernization programs. But reform is in the air.

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