Articles

In addition to The New York Times Evening Briefing and the Weekend Briefing, I’ve written about gender, human rights and the Middle East, among other topics.

Here are some highlights:

This Legislation Could Force Stores to Take Your Cash (Feb. 20, 2019)

As Rashida Tlaib Is Sworn In, Palestinian-Americans Respond With #TweetYourThobe (Jan. 3, 2019)

Student Targeted by ‘Troll Storm’ Hopes Settlement Will Send Message to White Supremacists (Dec. 21, 2018)

Hundreds of Complaints Flood In About New York Store Signs, But From Whom? (Dec. 11, 2018)

Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: Which Is the Greener Choice? (Nov. 26, 2018)

Night of Firsts: Diverse Candidates Make History in Midterm Elections (Nov. 7, 2018)

The Enduring Appeal of Oscar the Grouch (Oct. 17, 2018)

What Is Labor Day? A History of the Workers’ Holiday (Sept. 1, 2018)

Hanna Mina, Syrian Novelist Who Chronicled the Poor, Dies at 94 (Aug. 21, 2018)

It’s Not Just the Tampon Tax: Why Periods Are Political. (July 22, 2018)

San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’ (June 30, 2018)

¿Estrellas Michelín? Los aficionados a la comida en Ciudad Juárez reparten ‘Juangas’ (March 7, 2017. This story was reported in Juárez, Mexico, with the help of the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Adelante Fellowship.)

‘What is Aleppo?’ Gary Johnson Asked. Let Us Explain. (Sept. 8, 2016)

Ivanka Trump Stays Mostly Mum After Being Dragged Into Debate on Sexual Harassment (Aug. 2, 2016)

Ghazala Khan Is a Gold Star Mother. Here’s What That Means. (Aug. 1, 2016)

Wife of Raif Badawi, Imprisoned Saudi Blogger, Feels Pain From Afar (July 28, 2016)

In Death, Qandeel Baloch, Pakistani Social Media Star, Is Celebrated as a Feminist Hero (July 19, 2016)

Nabil Maleh Dies at 79; Giant of Syrian Cinema March 1, 2016

Syrian War Could Turn on the Battle for Aleppo Feb. 12, 2016

Syria Talks Are Complicated by Competing Opposition Groups Jan. 29, 2016

Massacre Came as Pakistan University Honored a Hero of Nonviolence Jan. 20, 2016

Persian (or Arabian) Gulf Is Caught in the Middle of Regional Rivalries Jan. 12, 2016

Rights Groups Say Russia May Have ‘Directly Attacked Civilians’ in Syria Dec. 23, 2015

Israeli Ambassador’s Gifts Carry a Message Dec. 22, 2015

China Will Feel Effects of One-Child Policy for Decades, Experts Say Oct. 30, 2015

Elections in Argentina, Poland and Four Other Nations: Why They Matter Oct. 25, 2015

Frozen Zones: How Russia Maintains Influence in the Post-Cold War Era Oct. 14, 2015

The Mysterious Death of Alberto Nisman Feb. 20, 2015

Afghan Women, Imprisoned Nov. 9, 2014

Here are some live blog and visual journalism projects that I helped to produce:

Voices From the Cease-Fire in Syria Sept. 2016

Live Blog: Baton Rouge Police Shooting July 2016

Live Blog: Shooting at Orlando Gay Club June 2016

Live Blog: Pope Francis Visits Juarez February 2016

What We Know and Don’t Know About the Russian Plane Crash Nov. 2015

The Pilots Fighting ISIS Sept. 2015

Live Blog: Charleston Church Shootings June 2015

Hedgehog Toothpicks and Other Everyday Objects From North Korea June 2015

The Nuclear Talks With Iran, Explained March 2015

Stress and Hope in Tehran March 2015

A selection of earlier NYT articles: 

War Veterans and Civilians in Dialogue Feb. 7, 2011

Phone Apps Aim to Fight Sexual Harassment Nov. 7, 2010

Day Laborers’ Makeshift Homes are Leveled in Suffolk County Jan. 13, 2010

In 2009, I had an exclusive interview with Najibullah Zazi, who later pleaded guilty to what he said was an Al Qaeda plot to bomb the New York subway. Here are some stories from that time– and a short radio interview done while I was out reporting in Queens.

Under Watch, But Not Under Wraps, in Terror Case Oct. 8, 2009

From Smiling Coffee Vendor to Terror Suspect Sept. 25, 2009

Man in Queens Raids Denies Any Terror Link Sept. 15, 2009

From the New York Daily News:

In Nihad Sirees’ ‘The Silence and the Roar,’ a timely portrait of Syria on the brink April 25, 2013 (Book review)

The plight of the female writer: When it comes to bylines and book titles, men still dominate June 25, 2012

Novelist Daniel Alarcón wants to capture “the spirit of print” with Radio Ambulante June 10, 2012

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