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Ari Shapiro

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Remixed And Retweeted

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Propaganda has always been a part of war. Social media is expanding the battlefield, but sometimes it also creates a space for mutual respect.

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Israeli Forces Move Into Gaza, 'Terrorist Tunnels' In Cross Hairs

Friday, July 18, 2014

NPR's Ari Shapiro reports on the latest news from the Gaza Strip, where Israel has undertaken a ground invasion against Hamas operatives. It's the first time in five years that the Israeli military has conducted a ground operation.

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Israel Intensifies Its Campaign Against Gaza

Friday, July 18, 2014

Escalating its conflict with Hamas, Israel began shelling the Gaza Strip on Thursday — clearing the way for ground troops. Israel is targeting tunnels Hamas uses to attack its territory.

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On Two Sides, Two Funerals — While Death Toll Mounts In Gaza

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

As the violence between Hamas and Israel continues, so too do the funerals that come in its wake. NPR correspondents Ari Shapiro and Emily Harris attended two such funerals today, in Tel Aviv and Gaza respectively, and they tell of what they learned there.

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Israelis, Palestinians Defy Recent Violence To Break Fast Together

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The conflict between Israel and Gaza is in its ninth day, with no obvious end in sight. Amid the violence, some Israelis and Palestinians meet to share an end-of-fast meal.

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A Brief Lull Shatters In Gaza, As Cease-Fire Falls Apart

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

An attempt at a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has broken down. Hamas rejected the terms of the cease-fire, and Israel renewed its campaign of air strikes on the Gaza Strip.

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Israeli-Gaza Conflict Squeezes Palestinian Leader On All Sides

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The recent violence has increased stress and exposed rifts among Palestinians. Nearly everything Mahmoud Abbas does angers either moderates or hard-liners, making his position almost untenable.

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Between Hamas And Israel, What Might An Endgame Look Like?

Monday, July 14, 2014

Both Israel and Hamas say they are unwilling to sign on to a bare-bones cease-fire. Some say the key to peace may be empowering the moderate Fatah party, but it's unclear who could broker such a deal.

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Fighting Between Israel And Gaza Spans 1 Week

Monday, July 14, 2014

Thousands of Palestinian residents are taking shelter. The fighting shows no signs of slowing, despite international calls for a ceasefire and growing concerns about the mounting civilian death toll.

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Among Israelis, Pressure Swells To Commence Ground War In Gaza

Friday, July 11, 2014

One of the first serious hits by a Hamas rocket has left a gas station burning — and one Israeli badly injured — as Israel ramps up talk of a Gaza ground invasion. But that carries a lot of downsides.

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Israel's Rocket Defense System Performs Well During Gaza Escalation

Friday, July 11, 2014

Israel's military says its rocket defense system, known as Iron Dome, has kept the country safe from Hamas rockets. The missile shield system may have its critics, but Israelis are still proud.

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On Opposite Sides Of Israeli-Gaza Border, Feeling The Same Fears

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The escalating conflict around the Gaza Strip has turned daily routines upside down. A family in Ashkelon, Israel, and one in Gaza City both take shelter — and struggle to keep their children safe.

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Unwelcomed At First, Israelis Mourn Palestinian Teen's Death With His Family

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Family members of slain Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khadier said they didn't want an Israeli condolence visit. But the Israelis arrived anyway. The scene went from anger to tears.

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In Battle Over Gaza, A Slow Build-up Shows No Signs Of Ending

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Israel stepped up its air assault on the Gaza Strip. Unlike air strikes in the past, Israel has tempered its initial show of force, but the situation appears to be steadily intensifying.

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For One Crime Writer, Peaceful Shetland Is A Perfect Place For Murder

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Despite the lack of real-life crime on the Scottish islands, author Ann Cleeves has found plenty of inspiration there. "I love the idea of long, low horizons with secrets hidden underneath," she says.

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In Jerusalem, And Caught In A Crossfire Of Thrown Stones

Monday, July 07, 2014

Following the deaths of three Israeli teens and the apparent revenge killing of a Palestinian, Jerusalem is as tense as it has been in years. NPR's Ari Shapiro and his translator found themselves victims of rock-throwing there. Their story offers a window into a city on edge.

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A Scottish Yarn: A Knit In Time Saves The Fabric Of Shetland Life

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

In the remote cluster of rocks in the North Sea, knitting is a deeply ingrained tradition that stretches back for centuries — and persists despite the money that oil and gas have brought to Shetland.

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In Shetland, Oil Shapes Debate Over Scottish Independence

Monday, June 30, 2014

Offshore oil and gas money is central to the debate over whether Scotland should break off from the U.K. — especially in the remote Shetland Islands, where North Sea oil has transformed the economy.

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The Shifting Legacy Of The Man Who Shot Franz Ferdinand

Friday, June 27, 2014

Gavrilo Princip helped spark World War I when he assassinated the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne a hundred years ago. In death, he's been a more potent symbol than he ever was in life.

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A Century Ago In Sarajevo: A Plot, A Farce And A Fateful Shot

Friday, June 27, 2014

On June 28, 1914, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked World War I. NPR's Ari Shapiro takes a tour of the city and learns the improbable story behind that shot heard round the world.

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