May 27, 2015 /
Elizabeth Dickinson
A new generation of leaders is in power in Saudi Arabia. Journalist Elizabeth Dickinson travels to Riyadh to find out what the shift means for the Kingdom—and in the broader Middle East.
May 22, 2015 / Foreign Policy
Elizabeth Dickinson
With the deadly suicide bombing of a Saudi mosque, the Islamic State may be debuting a new strategy: lone-wolf attacks inside the kingdom.
May 5, 2015 / Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cameron Conaway
The Ganges River—Ganga in Hindi—begins over 3,000 meters above sea level on the Indian side of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains, but for many its story begins in the matted hair of Lord Shiva.
April 25, 2014 / National Geographic
Joshua Hammer
The librarian revived interest in Mali's illustrious past...then had to save it from jihadists.
April 23, 2014 / Al Monitor
Caryle Murphy
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 / The Atlantic
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Guliver’s Travels: Preserving history in Putin’s Crimea. One man's quest to honor the once-mighty Muslim Tatar state.
April 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
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 / Foreign Policy
Tom Hundley
Why the surprising Philippine Supreme Court ruling on reproductive health rights is a big win for women — and a blow to the Catholic Church.
April 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Andre Lambertson, Kwame Dawes
Journalist Kwame Dawes explores the shame culture that isolates homosexuals and persons with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica.
April 3, 2014
Kwame Dawes, Andre Lambertson
Jamaica is proud of its religious tradition, but how has the Jamaican church responded to the complex challenges of HIV/AIDS in a changing society?
April 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Caryle Murphy
With technology bringing the outside world in, attitudes toward religion are changing in Saudi Arabia.
April 1, 2014 / The New York Times
Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia is in the throes of far-reaching transformation. Will it destroy a partnership with the United States?
Image by Caryle Murphy. Saudi Arabia, 2014.
April 1, 2014
Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia's religious landscape is evolving, posing challenges to the ultraconservative version of Islam on which the kingdom was founded. What will that mean for its future governance?

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