Latest from Brian Murphy

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A chronology

Decades of conflict, tensions and the occasional hope for peace.
  • May 20, 2021

Tales from the jab: How people in 6 countries got their vaccines

Some get a text. Some call for an appointment. And some have the vaccine come to them.
  • Jan 9, 2021

What’s reopened and what’s still restricted in 16 cities around the world

Post correspondents and contributors check on the progress of reopening from lockdowns in cities across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
  • Jan 6, 2021

‘Almost like a ghost’: Six portraits from a year defined by loss

Empty beds in an Italian monastery. A community wrenched apart in Wyoming. The year has left countless points of pain, but also perseverance.
  • Dec 30, 2020

After Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal, fearful ethnic Armenians on the move

Ethnic Armenians abandoned villages that later came under Azerbaijan government control as part of the cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh.
  • Nov 18, 2020

Saeb Erekat, Palestinian negotiator who shaped Arab-Israeli peace agreements, dies at 65

He was a staunch advocate of the “two-state solution” but grew increasingly bitter about the chances of reaching a peace deal.
  • Nov 10, 2020

In Nagorno-Karabakh, a chronicle of ‘endless’ strife

The conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh is older than many of the soldiers fighting it. Paris-based photographer and filmmaker Alexis Pazoumian began an ongoing documentary project in the mostly ethnic Armenian enclave in 2019.
  • Oct 27, 2020

Kuwait’s emir al-Sabah, influential voice in the Middle East, dies at 91

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah was part of a ruling dynasty dating back more than 250 years.
  • Sep 29, 2020

A photographer sees a place inhabited by a dream version of an unsettled world gripped by pandemic

Oksana Parafeniuk asked people to share dreams they’ve experienced during quarantine and used them as inspiration for a photography series.
  • May 20, 2020

Postcards from a nervous world: Tales from the other side of the shutdowns

A peek into the reopenings in Vienna, Glasgow, Athens and Riga.
  • May 16, 2020