What will become of the thousands of youngsters press-ganged into ISIS’s forces in northern Iraq? The terrorists separated Yezidi children from their families, sometimes killing their parents in front of them.
Trump's risky recipe for foreign policy—mix sanctions, tariffs, and trade in a blender.
A federal appeals court threw out more than two years of a military tribunal judge’s decisions, finding that the jurist wrongly hid his pursuit of an immigration judge job while sitting on a war crimes case.
Today’s a banner day for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and for President Donald Trump, who contradicted decades of U.S. policy to boost his friend’s reelection, including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and declaring Israel should keep the occupied Golan Heights.
Corruption from both Houthi rebels and the U.S.-backed government in the south has prevented aid groups from fighting Yemen's cholera epidemic.
Iraq's Yazidi minority has forgiven its women for being enslaved and raped by fighters from the defunct Islamic State, but it hasn't forgiven their children for being born.
Filmmaker Iris Zaki never understood the Israeli settlers—so she moved in with them.
Despite investments, questions abound about the feasibility of examples of such communities far from metropolises.
ISIS fighters come back after dark. In many towns in Iraq, government control is surface-deep, and ISIS remains the power to be challenged, or joined.
Governments have made a concerted multilateral effort to protect the rights of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East. Will this be enough to change a culture of abuse and exploitation?
Ahmadi Muslims are prohibited from "posing as Muslims" under Pakistan's constitution. Stranded in-between both societal and state-sanctioned persecution, Ahmadis are left without a home.
Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan evaluates today's political landscape in the Middle East.
What happens when a left-leaning Israeli filmmaker settles in a West-Bank settlement?
Will the continued suffering of ISIS's victims result in a resurgence of the terror group?
The death of Jamal Khashoggi shocked the world—but he was far from the first Saudi dissident to be targeted abroad, and he is by no means the last.
ISIS has been destroyed, but will Iraq’s campaign of revenge help bring about its resurgence?
This project takes readers inside a devastating air attack on civilians and critical infrastructure in a remote Yemeni village, while also tracking the weapons used in the attack as they make their way to Yemen from an American factory.
For simply practicing their faith, Ahmadi Muslims are persecuted in Pakistan, but they find strength in numbers in Rabwah, a remote Ahmadi-majority village where victims often relocate.
Asylum seekers to Israel are faced with a number of struggles. For example, there are many anti-immigrant polices that force them into undesirable situations in order to remain in the country.
Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.
As Iraq's religious and ethnic minority groups return to Mosul and the Nineveh plains, how are they supposed to rebuild not only their homes, but also their relations with one another?
The war against ISIS in Iraq is officially over. Now the government faces another momentous task: It must bring those responsible to account.
Will a recent concerted multilateral effort by governments to protect the rights of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East be enough to change a culture of abuse and exploitation?
Recently, Saudi Arabia has marketed a new image as a more liberal, modernizing nation. Yet at home, the government is cracking down on political expression of all kinds with unprecedented aggression.
Yemen is currently home to the world's worst humanitarian disaster, with vulnerable citizens caught in the crossfire of a war that has raged for three years.
Sarah Aziza discusses her investigation of the darker realities of life inside Saudi Arabia under the would-be Saudi reformer, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Jennifer Duggan travels to Lebanon and the Arctic Circle to report on the importance of seeds in ensuring global food security.
Learn more about Krithika Varagur's reporting project on Salafism in Southeast Asia and how Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries have systematically spread Salafi Islam, an austere strain of Sunni Islam.
President Trump has said he will tear up the Iranian nuclear accord. What do ordinary Iranians think of this and other Trump policies? Journalist Reese Erlich produced this video in Tehran.
Marcia Biggs reports from Yemen on a war that rages on, creating a humanitarian crisis many are forgetting.
Can trials of ISIS suspects bring about closure? Simona Foltyn travels to Baghdad to report on the justice process for alleged ISIS members.
Journalist Alice Su speaks about her 2017 project on religion among resettled refugees in Germany, a country that has accepted more asylum seekers than any other European country.
The U.S. spent more than one trillion dollars on the war in Iraq but today Iran's influence appears to outweigh Washington's. How far has Iran extended its reach in Iraq and should the U.S. be concerned?
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
Tumultuous reform at home and aggressive foreign policy abroad spell dramatic change for a conservative Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Kenneth R. Rosen traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan, a semi-autonomous region, that is home to 4 to 5 million Kurds, to cover the referendum for independence.
Pulitzer Center grantees Maggie Michael, Nariman Ayman El-Mofty, and Maad al-Zikry were awarded the 2019 Michael Kelly Award for their Associated Press reporting on the cycles of epidemic, starvation and corruption faced by millions of civilians in Yemen's war.
Marcia Biggs' Pulitzer Center-supported story on starvation as a weapon of war in Yemen was selected as the winner of the 2019 Deadline Club Awards' National Television Feature category.
Luisa Conlon, Lacy Jane Roberts, and Hanna Miller were selected as finalists in the Excellence in International Reporting category.
“Again and again the Associated Press has led the way,” said Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer, “in exposing to the world Yemen’s dirty war.”
Michael wins Tom Renner Award for Pulitzer Center-supported AP project, "Yemen's Dirty War."
Biggs was nominated in the News category for her PBS NewsHour series, "Inside Yemen."
Maad al-Zikry, Marcia Biggs, Nariman El-Mofty, Javier Manzano, Maggie Michael, and Jeffrey E. Stern were nominated.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jeffrey Stern received Amnesty International's USA Award for his reporting on U.S. involvement in Yemen.
Pulitzer Center grantee Stern was nominated in the International category, and student fellows Nabong and Yates were nominated in the Student Journalism category.
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
Taub wins in the Reporting category for "Iraq's Post-ISIS Campaign of Revenge," an expose of the Iraqi government's quest for revenge after the defeat of ISIS.
Pulitzer Center grantees were awarded McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage for their ongoing coverage of Yemen's civil war.
This lesson plan uses resources about women around the world leading nonviolent movements to fight against violence and injustice.
Students will do a deep dive into the lives of the people whose stories they hear about in the news and will develop a deeper understanding on how one individual can have a global impact.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
What could you and your students do to fight climate change? This resource outlines letter-writing campaigns, research projects and school-wide event ideas for students.
Find all the context you need to teach "Losing Earth," including historical timelines and original transcripts from Senate hearings on climate change.
Want a journalist to speak with your class about their environmental reporting? Our grantees have expertise ranging from ocean health to pollution. Learn more about how to schedule a free visit.
Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...