Chagid Bacha, a 27-year-old Venezuelan, emigrated to Lebanon to escape inflation, repression, and the collapse of public services in Venezuela. Protests erupted in Lebanon because of the same issues, but everything worsened after the August 4 explosion.
A worker at the Consomed factory tells us about her feelings when she left her family to join the battle against COVID-19.
In this episode of Almostajad, we meet Lebanese journalists John Qassir and Diana Muqalled. They discuss the impact of the coronavirus and lockdown on the revolution and how the Lebanese government used this time to create even stricter policies. We also listen to protestors who describe the changing trajectory of the uprising.
High poverty and unemployment rates among the world's 26 million refugees means that many are struggling with food security after fleeing their home countries. But in Lebanon, a U.N. pilot program is trying to use technology and digital innovations to provide food for hundreds of thousands of Syrians.
In Shouf, one of the most religiously diverse regions in Lebanon, communities come together to protect natural heritage and shared spaces.
Climate change is threatening Lebanon's cedars, some of which are 1,000 years old.
In the forests of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, a green initiative is uniting generations and faiths.
On a reporting trip to the Kingdom of Junipers, getting there is part of the story.
Hiking along the Lebanon Mountain Trail, Catherine Cartier stopped for one night in Qemmamine, where she listened to her hosts as they remembered their village's past.
Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan evaluates today's political landscape in the Middle East.
Bargylus wine is grown, produced and bottled in Syria. Despite the conflict the vineyard manages to produce wine that is served at some of the world's top restaurants.
One of the world's most important collections of biodiverse seeds based in Aleppo, Syria, came under threat as the war reached its door.
An Arabic-language news podcast by Sowt Podcasting, focusing on COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Depending on the vowels, Almostajad is the name used for the coronavirus and also means ‘the latest.’
Revered since biblical times, Lebanon’s cedar trees have survived the tests of time and war, but climate change now threatens their future. How can interfaith collaboration help conserve them?
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
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.
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.
At least 1.5 million people have fled the conflict in Syria. Most have taken refuge in Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, where they are straining resources and raising concerns about regional stability.
All year, a string of car bombs, assassinations and the encampment of anti-government protesters in downtown Beirut had elevated fears that Lebanon's deepening political crisis could ignite an all-out war. Then a fierce clash erupted May 20 that pitted the national army against a surprising foe: a little-known militant...
Jennifer Duggan travels to Lebanon and the Arctic Circle to report on the importance of seeds in ensuring global food security.
Ari Daniel introduces "Young Lebanon," his radio and video series for PRI's The World that features kids growing up in and around Beirut.
Journalist Alice Su discusses her project "Interim Lives: Refugee Survival in Jordan and Lebanon."
Journalists Alisa Roth and Hugh Eakin traveled the perimeter of Syria, to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Northern Iraq to cover the Syrian refugee crisis.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
If Congress authorizes a punitive military strike against the regime of Bashar al-Assad, it will have consequences far beyond Syria’s borders.
Hezbollah have entered the war in Syria on the side of the regime—yet in neighboring Lebanon, they offer aid to those who flee from their aggression.
Bethany Whitfield, Pulitzer Center
From finding the truth about military dictatorships like Burma to creating a solution for Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, the questions of our latest Global Issues/ Citizen Voices Project pressed for thought and analysis on some of today's most complex and difficult global issues. Here's what our four winners had to say on the topics and how their past experiences and research influenced their answers.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students investigate educational resources about the safety of pedestrians in developing countries and design mock letters to politicians in charge of roads in a developing country.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
Students will be able to identify the largest problems facing refugees and construct a campaign to spread the word about how to offer solutions and aid to refugees.