May 27, 2014
In February, Pulitzer Center grantee Josh Hammer boarded a UN flight to Kidal, becoming the first journalist to visit the bleak outpost in the Malian desert since last November.
May 22, 2014 /
The New York Review of Books
Josh Hammer documents a deteriorating situation in Mali following the 2012 coup and subsequent takeover by Islamic militants of a large chunk of the country’s north.
May 19, 2014
Last week Turkey began burying the dead from the country’s worst-ever coal mining disaster. The toll is expected to exceed 300.
May 18, 2014 /
Los Angeles Review of Books
A look at the intersection of morality, fertility and abortion: From mega-churches to store-front parishes, religion is big in Nigeria's biggest city.
May 14, 2014 /
A small but worrying number of Iraqi Kurds have joined militant Islamist fighting in Syria. Is it simply religious fervor dictating their choices?
April 25, 2014 /
The librarian revived interest in Mali's illustrious past...then had to save it from jihadists.
April 23, 2014 /
Saudi Arabia’s designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization has mystified many Saudis and complicated the kingdom’s regional policies.
April 15, 2014 /
Guliver’s Travels: Preserving history in Putin’s Crimea. One man's quest to honor the once-mighty Muslim Tatar state.
April 14, 2014 /
Syria, Iran, Egypt and oil are pushing the US and Saudi Arabia apart, as President Obama's recent cool reception the kingdom showed.
April 11, 2014 /
Why the surprising Philippine Supreme Court ruling on reproductive health rights is a big win for women — and a blow to the Catholic Church.