Refugees coming to Germany bring with them vastly different ideas about religion. Now, their relationship with their faith is being shaped once again in their new country.
In a bombed-out husk of a building on the outskirts of Tabqa, Gayle Lemmon met a family trying to wait out the hell of life under ISIS in Raqqa and the war for its liberation.
Less rain and higher temperatures mean herders in Algeria are increasingly struggling to make ends meet.
As U.S. awaits Trump’s decision on the Iran nuclear deal, how do Iranians feel about it?
Expat men are using dating apps to approach women for casual sex, while women pay the price for accepting their advances.
The Kurdish independence referendum on September 25, 2017 was met with pockets of violence.
For migrant workers, failing to pay off loans can mean jail time and loss of income.
In the background of September's independence referendum, the fate of persecuted groups like the Shabak hangs in the balance.
Lieutenant Kochar Saleh Haji, of the Kurdish peshmerga, returned to Dohuk from New York after accepting the UNESCO Global Hope Coalition award, given to ten “everyday heroes.”
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon of the Council on Foreign Relations, who made a recent trip to Syria and spoke with American troops.
Commanders inside Syria say rebels are doing all they hoped for—and are the best shot to break the region's cycle of terrorism.
As strains on the desert nation’s supply increase, scientists collaborate on projects to keep water flowing.
In a multi-part series for PBS NewsHour , Reza Sayah and Gelareh Kiazand look at Iran’s influence in its war-torn neighbor.
Iraqi Kurdistan wants to split from Iraq's central government. But a group of young Kurds have joined controversial Baghdad-backed militias of Iraq. They provide a unique window on where the country may be heading.
The Syrian war: We see the headlines, but know far less about the people caught in the conflict's crosshairs. What comes next for them, and how will that impact the future of the country and the wider Middle East?
In the chaos of crisis and human displacement, aid organizations struggle to track, analyze and respond to information fast enough to provide help. Tech and data science is providing a solution.
Jordanian Identity is as ambiguous as it is rapidly evolving. After decades of championing coexistence, Jordanian identity remains an elusive social and political phenomenon.
"A Postcard Home" is a collaborative series exploring a remarkable chapter in human migration through the viewpoint of a child.
An inside look at how Saudi Arabia uses money, scholarships, diplomacy, and media to propagate its brand of fundamentalist Islam in the world’s most populous Muslim country, Indonesia.
The privatization of the Israeli and Palestinian security, labor, and welfare sectors is among the most important—and under-reported—factors shaping Israeli-Palestinian relations.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley will tour high schools and universities with the Pulitzer Center's Executive Director Jon Sawyer starting in February 2017.
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
The world’s leading architects, the most vulnerable laborers, and a movement of concerned artists converge on a man-made island in the Persian Gulf called Saadiyat, which means “happiness” in Arabic.
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.
Take a look behind the scenes at Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's trip to Syria—a quest two years in the making to bring home the stories of soldiers, moms, dads, and little ones.
Refugees are using technology in unprecedented ways to connect with loved ones and document their time in exile. Photographer Tomas van Houtryve explains how his project came together.
In this project, Matt Kennard and Claire Provost examine an industry that deals in services that have long been considered duties of national police and military forces.
As new museums and universities are erected in the Gulf, Negar Azimi reports on the complexities surrounding the use of low-wage migrant labor, with a focus on a group of artist-activists.
Journalist Geneive Abdo reports from Egypt, where despite an insignificant Shi'a presence, there is growing alarm among Sunni religious figures about the Shi’a threat.
Photojournalist Mark Hoffman travels to a refugee camp in Jordan to document a medical mission.
Wes Enzinna investigates the Kurdish revolution in Syria by embedding himself as a teacher in an academy in the middle of the warzone.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson discusses his project, "The Healing," on the efforts of a Syrian-born pediatric neurologist to help refugees from Syria who are stuck in the Zaatari camp in Jordan.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Journalist Ben Taub discusses his project, "The Assad Files," the story of how a group of war crimes investigators smuggled 600,000 pages of government documents out of Syria.
Scott Anderson discusses how he chronicles the lives of six people to tell the story of the collapse of the Middle East. "We're all living with the fall-out of what has happened in this region."
This week: Iran's reaction to Trump's nuclear declaration, the C.A.R. edges towards war, and an in-depth look at how humans are killing the Nile.
Middle and high school students across New York City got an inside look into the stories of three mothers swept up in Europe's refugee crisis.
Since September 2016, the TIME team has been documenting three pregnant women and their families at the heart of Europe’s refugee crisis.
The New York Times Magazine virtual reality film "The Fight for Falluja" and two other grantee projects have been named finalists in the Online Journalism Awards.
This week: Raqqa on the brink, an imprisoned dissident's wife speaks out, and France's national plan against tick-borne diseases.
Inaugural grants, provided in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and ONA camera bags, highlighted in New York Times Lens blog.
Grantee Alia Malek's new book, The Home That Was Our Country, was reviewed by The New York Times.
Pulitzer grantees Paolo Pellegrin and Scott Anderson win the 2017 Marco Bastianelli award for the Italian edition of their book 'Fractured Lands.'
For female reporters covering conflict, being pigeonholed to report "women's issues" is one of many unique challenges.
The first edition of Detours, a new podcast supported by the Pulitzer Center, launched with an interview with journalist Scott Anderson.
Haaretz reporter Uri Blau explains the process of his reporting on money going into Israeli settlements in the Investigative Reporters and Editors Journal.
A Yazidi activist's ingenious plan to save his people.
In this lesson, students investigate landai poetry and the women who create them in order to write poems that address taboos facing their own communities.
This lesson, designed for journalists and journalism students, uses the film "Facing Risk" to guide a conversation about the impact of reporting dangerous stories on journalists and their families.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students learn about the emerging cohort of women lawyers in Saudi Arabia and explore the history, culture, and politics of Saudi Arabia to understand the situation for women lawyers and law...
In this lesson, students learn about the experience of international reporting from Iona Craig’s work in Yemen and her reflections on the reporting process.
This group of lessons explores the interplay between religion and power. Students evaluate the degree to which religious forces impact the strength of a country's democratic institutions.
Students analyze why religions have internal conflicts and discuss whether these conflicts are truly religious in nature.
This art lesson is an examination of the conflict in the Middle East. Students will learn about the basics of Islamic Art, and create their own artwork to contribute positively to this global crisis.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
This global affairs lesson plan engages students in Scott Anderson's "Fractured Lands," a gripping examination into the unraveling of the modern Middle East through the stories of six individuals.
This lesson introduces students to Paul Salopek's Out of Eden walk and asks students to write a journalistic "milestone" describing their surroundings.
Students learn about the fragmentation of religious authority in Middle Eastern countries. They then create polls to assess their peers’ understanding of Islamic terrorist recruitment strategies.