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Emily Harris

Emily Harris appears in the following:

In A Crowded Gaza, A Growing Sense That Nowhere Is Safe

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive.

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Israel Targets Tunnels, But Hits Elsewhere — Including Gaza Hospital

Monday, July 21, 2014

As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.

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In Crowded Gaza, Civilians Have Few Places To Flee

Monday, July 21, 2014

Israel warned Palestinian residents days in advance that it planned to attack a Gaza City neighborhood. But in the cramped territory, there are few places for residents to take refuge.

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Gaza Evacuees Crowd Into Schools Remade As Shelters

Sunday, July 20, 2014

While Israelis seek refuge from Hamas rockets in ubiquitous shelters, Palestinians crowd into schools to escape Israeli airstrikes. Conditions there grow dire as the conflict drags on.

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Inside Gaza And Under Israeli Fire, A Family Tries To Stay Safe

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Israeli army's invasion on the margins of the Gaza Strip has already wreaked havoc and injury for Gazans. A day in the life of the Abu Tawila family illustrates that stark and tragic reality.

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Surviving An Adult World In Fairy Tales, And Real Life

Friday, July 18, 2014

Since October thousands of children attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border have been taken into custody. Author Kate Bernheimer recommends a book to help reflect on the lives of these children.

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Israel Begins Ground Offensive In Gaza

Friday, July 18, 2014

Israel's chief military spokesman says they're going after tunnels, terror activists and infrastructure. Thousands of Israel soldiers have moved into the territory backed by tanks.

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Israel Launches A Ground Campaign Against Hamas In Gaza

Thursday, July 17, 2014

According to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Defense Force has been instructed to begin a ground offensive into the Gaza Strip.

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The Violence In Gaza, Through The Lens Of One Family's Losses

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Gaza Strip has sustained more than 1,500 Israeli airstrikes. A family with no apparent ties to Hamas lost one of two sons last week; the mother and father died in similar attacks six years ago.

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Hamas Mulls Egypt's Cease-Fire Proposal

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Israel says it has accepted a cease-fire proposal put forward by Egypt to end hostilities with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. What's still not clear are the intentions of Hamas.

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Gaza Conflict Enters 7th Day, Israel Downs Drone

Monday, July 14, 2014

On Israel's southern coastline, the military said it downed a drone. Earlier, Israel intensified air strikes, and warned thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip to take shelter.

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Palestinians Seek Shelter At Supply-Strapped U.N. Schools

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Thousands of residents of Northern Gaza are heeding Israeli warnings and leaving their homes in anticipation of a new assault. U.N.-run schools expect to shelter tens of thousands of evacuees.

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By Laying Waste To Houses, Israeli Strikes May Lay Seeds For New Rage

Friday, July 11, 2014

Israeli air strikes have flattened Gazan homes, even as they target Hamas militants. One Palestinian human rights advocate says that, with these attacks, Israel is destroying a safe future for itself.

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Deaths Mount Into The Dozens As Gaza Strip Bombardment Builds

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Israeli air strikes continue to pound the Gaza Strip. NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza on the intensifying conflict there.

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Israeli Military Responds After 3 Missing Teens Found Dead

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Funeral ceremonies are planned Tuesday for the three slain Israeli teenagers abducted earlier this month. Israel blames the Palestinian militant group Hamas for the murders.

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Women Have An Edge In Gaza Startup Market

Sunday, June 22, 2014

The Gaza Strip is no easy place to start a business, but some of the logistical challenges of running a business there work in favor of female entrepreneurs.

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Palestinians Continue Hunger Strike Against Israeli Detention Policy

Saturday, June 21, 2014

More than 300 Palestinians have been arrested following the abduction of three Israeli teens. For two months prisoners have been protesting Israel's practice of detaining people without charging them.

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In Search For Missing Teens, Israel Cracks Down On Hamas

Saturday, June 21, 2014

The Israeli security forces are searching for three missing teenagers in the West Bank. In the process, the forces have also arrested more than 300 suspected militants.

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Brimming With Extras, Palestinian Government Feels Unity Pains

Friday, June 20, 2014

After a deal between Hamas and Fatah, the Palestinian Authority faces a puzzle: What do you do with an extra 40,000 employees? Thousands of Fatah workers want their posts back, which poses a problem for the government workers who have kept things running since the groups' split seven years ago.

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Seen From An Israeli Hilltop, A Panorama Of Potential Threats

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

In the upheaval along their border, Israelis see potential threats from nearly all angles. Hezbollah's involvement in Syria, the jihadi groups spilling into Jordan and, just a little farther along, Iraq's recent violence all present significant challenges to Israel's security.

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