Selected published work

In Uganda, Groups Offering Contraception and Family Planning Have Lost Millions in U.S. Aid Thanks to Trump’s Global Gag Rule, Gulu, Uganda – The Intercept
An ugly truth behind ‘ethical consumerism’, South Kivu province, DRC – The World Post 

Ali Abdullah Saleh: Yemen’s Unrelenting DespotPOLITICO Magazine/Dec 2017 issue 
The Deep Roots of Yemen’s FamineSlate
Trump’s ‘global gag rule on steroids’ threatens Congolese clinics, Lubumbashi, DRC – PRI’s The World 
This Yemeni Refugee Tells Her Story Through Music – Lenny Letter
What It’s Like to Risk Death and Jail Time to Get an Illegal Abortion, Lubumbashi, DRC – Broadly/Vice
Sanaa’s Survivor: How Saleh Is Still Calling the Shots in YemenWorld Politics Review
The Secret Evangelicals at Planned 
The New Berliners, Berlin – VQR/Spring 2017 issue
Refugees Paid One Euro an Hour by German Employment Program, Berlin – Coda

For Afghan Families in Germany, Deportation Looms, Berlin – Coda
What It Means to Be a Refugee, Berlin – VQR
Yemen Isn’t Just a Proxy War Between Saudi Arabia and IranSlate
A New Home and a New Religion in Germany, Berlin – 
The Violence Was Once Mine, an essay – Guernica
Behind closed doors: mobilising Lebanon’s migrant maids, Beirut – Guardian
Hope for Sale, Maseru, Lesotho – VQR

Inside the Fight to Unionize Lebanon’s Domestic Workers, Beirut & Addis Ababa – GOOD
Inshallah, Djibouti City, Djibouti –
Why the World Missed Yemen’s Downward Spiral – Foreign Policy
Requiem for Yemen’s Revolution
Playing a Double Game in the Fight Against AQAP – Foreign Policy

A Bloody Conundrum Beckons As Yemen Slides Into Civil War – Newsweek/Nov 2014 issue
Between Tradition and Modernity, Tbilisi, Georgia – Guernica

Women, War, and PTSD – Washington Monthly Nov/Dec 2013 issue
The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and America’s War in Arabia – Cairo Review of Global Affairs

A Voice of Authority Emerges From the Opposition in Yemen, Taiz, Yemen – New York Times
In Yemen, New Leader Faces Threats in the South, Aden, Yemen – New York Times
Yemen’s Election Ensures Leader’s Exit, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 

Somalis Still Flood Yemen, Going From Worse to Bad, Aden, Yemen – New York Times
Ancient City Anchors Political Standoff in Yemen, Taiz, Yemen – New York Times
From Mosque to MASH Unit in Yemeni Crisis Zone, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 
After Generations of Making Do, Yemenis Take Their New Hardships in Stride, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 
U.S. Shifts to Seek Removal of Yemen’s Leader, an Ally, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 
Weakening Web of Tribal Support Softens Yemen Leader’s Grip, Sanaa, Yemen – New York Times 

Yemen diverted US counterrorism aid meant to tackle Al Qaeda, WikiLeaks reveals, Sanaa, Yemen – Christian Science Monitor
Yemen’s fishermen caught between Somali pirates and pirate huntersMukalla, Yemen – Christian Science Monitor 

Iraqis who worked for Army denied US entry, Cairo – San Francisco Chronicle