Emily Harris appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Islamic State is not believed to be in the Gaza Strip. But a flier in its name was recently sent around the territory. Both Israel and Hamas are trying to use it to their advantage.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
The two leading Palestinian factions recently agreed to end a feud and work together. But in the Gaza Strip, the wounds have not healed from a nasty bout of infighting in 2007.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Three months after the war between Israel and Hamas ended, reconstruction has barely started. Many people still live in half-bombed houses. But there are a few bright spots and a bit of innovation.
Sunday, December 07, 2014
Israeli authorities released a photo of a 2000-year-old lice comb that was captured along with the men, who are accused of stealing objects from the area where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Israel will hold parliamentary elections in March after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu broke up his cabinet and asked voters for a new mandate.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Israel's prime minister says the country needs to be officially defined as a Jewish state, but opponents say that would undermine its goal of equality for all.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Jordan has joined the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State. A training base in Jordan, paid for in part by the U.S., symbolizes the two countries close and sometime controversial alliance.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices, but what about the meaning of words? A clever experiment with 250 canines shows that dogs understand more of our speech than previously thought.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Israel was founded as a homeland for the Jewish people. But a proposal to define it in law as a Jewish state has become a hot-button political issue. Opponents say it's a undemocratic mix of religion and law.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
After a deadly attack by a Palestinian militant last month, Israel blew up his apartment. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while others call it collective punishment.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jordan is formally in charge of Jerusalem's Al Aqsa compound — on the hilltop contested by Jews and Muslims — and the kingdom is nervous that tensions could ignite a broad conflict.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Palestinian attackers killed four people praying in a Jerusalem synagogue, raising fears of increased unrest and violence in the city.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
With tensions rising over a sacred hilltop in Jerusalem, Muslims "defenders" say they are protecting the holy site against Jewish activists. But critics say this is just contributing to the friction.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
So far, it's just scattered unrest. But with peace talks in the deep freeze and the recent scuffling over Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site, there's talk about the prospects of another intifada.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Israeli policy bars Jews from praying on the Temple Mount, the Jerusalem hilltop sacred to Jews and Muslims. But some rabbis and right-wing politicians are increasingly challenging the ban.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Israeli Jews seek to increase their numbers in East Jerusalem by buying homes from Palestinians. It's an extremely sensitive topic, and some Palestinians say they are tricked into selling.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
A Palestinian driver crashed into Israeli pedestrians, killing one, for the second time in weeks. Tensions are rising in Jerusalem over the most inflammatory issue between Israelis and Palestinians — the Old City Hill that is holy to both sides.
Saturday, November 01, 2014
The constant friction between Israelis and Palestinians has taken its toll on "normalization" efforts between the two sides. Nowadays, many Palestinians consider it a dirty word.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery — their own and their smartphone's.