Emily Harris

Emily Harris appears in the following:

U.N. Report Finds Israel, Hamas Possibly Committed War Crimes In Gaza

Monday, June 22, 2015

A United Nations report accuses both Israel and Hamas of possible war crimes during the war in Gaza last summer.


Israel Bets On Recycled Water To Meet Its Growing Thirst

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Treated sewage water accounts for half the water used by Israel's farms. Entrepreneurs are experimenting with ways to cut costs and to ensure that the 86 percent of wastewater that's recycled is safe.


In The West Bank, Facebook Posts Can Get You Arrested, Or Worse

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A Palestinian man in Ramallah faces charges of insulting officials — based on his Facebook comments. This case and others point to the limits to free speech under the Palestinian Authority.


Why Israel Lets Qatar Give Millions To Hamas

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Israel's long-standing policy has been to isolate Hamas. But in a rare exception, Israel does permit Qatar to send large sums of money for projects in Gaza, the territory run by Hamas.


Israel Bringing Its Years Of Desalination Experience To California

Sunday, June 14, 2015

After decades of work, Israel now gets about a quarter of its water from the sea. But experts say desalination is not a magic bullet, and conservation and infrastructure fixes are also needed.


Risky Gazans Begin Digging Out Smuggling Tunnels To Egypt Again

Friday, June 05, 2015

During their heyday, you could deliver fried chicken from Egypt to Gaza through tunnels. Despite new dangers of an Egyptian anti-tunnel campaign, some Gazans are digging out a living again.


Under Cover Of Conflict, Hamas Killed Palestinians, Amnesty Alleges

Saturday, May 30, 2015

The human rights organization says Hamas deliberately killed at least 23 Palestinians during the war with Israel last summer. Those killed were accused by Hamas of collaborating with Israel.


Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Conservatives in Tira pushed back hard at the idea of women and men running together in a public race. Someone went so far as to shoot at race organizer Haneen Radi's car. For now, the run is off.


For Israel, Soccer Becomes A Geopolitical Football

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The head of FIFA visited Israel and the West Bank this week, where Palestinians are petitioning to expel Israel from soccer's governing body — and its biggest international tournaments.


Will Israel Charge Soldiers In Gaza Civilian Deaths?

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Israel is investigating potential criminal actions by its troops last summer during the war against Hamas in Gaza, including three attacks that killed nearly 50 civilians taking refuge in schools.


Why Everyone's Talking About Israel's New Justice Minister

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ayelet Shaked is a secular Jew who belongs to a religious party closely tied to West Bank settlers. She's faced criticism for controversial statements about Palestinians.


With Small Shifts, Israel Eases Restrictions On Some Palestinians

Monday, May 11, 2015

Older Palestinians can enter Israel without prior authorization; 100 Palestinian doctors are now permitted to drive to work. An Israeli officer describes these modest policy changes as an experiment.


Netanyahu Forms Coalition Government After Tough Negotiations

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Hours before hitting a midnight deadline, the Likud Party announced that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had managed to clinch a deal on a coalition government.


Prime Minister Netanyahu Forms Coalition Before Midnight Deadline

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu races to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline Wednesday.


Who's To Blame? Eritrean Refugee Killed By ISIS After Israel Deported Him

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

An Eritrean refugee, who had made his way to Israel, spent time in a detention center and prison, but Israeli officials sent him back Africa. In Libya, he was killed by members of the Islamic State.


Israeli Soldiers: Lax Rules In Gaza War Led To Indiscriminate Fire

Monday, May 04, 2015

Dozens of soldiers have offered testimonials saying indiscriminate fire was tolerated, even encouraged in last summer's war in Gaza. This contributed to the high numbers of civilian deaths, they say.


Protesters Clash With Israeli Police Over Treatment Of Ethiopian Jews

Monday, May 04, 2015

In Tel Aviv on Sunday, Israeli security forces battled several thousand people. Discrimination and police brutality toward Israelis of Ethiopian descent were at the heart of the demonstrations.


Israeli Dads Welcome Surrogate-Born Baby In Nepal On Earthquake Day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Mazel tov, it's a global baby boy! The egg was from a South African donor; the sperm was from Israel. The surrogate mom lived in Nepal. And when the dads came to meet their son, an earthquake struck.


Clearing The Tangled Path For Land Ownership In The West Bank

Friday, April 24, 2015

Palestinians often buy and sell land without title deeds, or proof of ownership. That's because most of the land doesn't have them. It's a problem dating back generations.


And The Fate Of The Hermaphrodite Goat Is...

Monday, April 13, 2015

The authorities in Gaza decided that the animal had to be slaughtered.