Photos by Rahmat Gul There’s a new face on Sesame Street — a sassy, fun 6-year-old Afghan puppet girl called Zari, with purple skin, an orange nose and multi-colored hair, an infectious giggle and outfits to please Afghanistan’s broad kaleidoscope of ethnicities and cultures.
The Associated Press has named award-winning photographer Muhammed Muheisen, frequently honored for his striking photos of people in their everyday environment, as its chief photographer for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A Kayan-Padaung woman weaves at a souvenir shop in Myanmar, an Orthodox clergyman blesses newly weds during a religious ceremony in Georgia, and Philadelphia firefighters work the scene of an overnight blaze.
David Goldman was born in New York City and received his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Minor in Spanish at the University of Rhode Island.
For today’s installment of AP’s Worldview: Daily Life series, we focus on Afghanistan.
In small communities and large cities alike, people gathered Tuesday to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.
Muhammed Muheisen, Chief photographer, Pakistan, won the $10,000 Oliver S. Gramling Journalism Award for his work capturing the loss and hope in Pakistan and conflict zones throughout the world.