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From cattle farming to struggling to survive: One Gaza family's story of displacement

Friday, December 29, 2023

A look at one man and his family in Gaza who went from being a successful cattle farmer in the north to now living in a van with no water and little hope.


The death toll in Gaza surpasses 10,000 as the conflict enters a second month

Monday, November 06, 2023

Israeli forces have reached the coast of Gaza, splitting the besieged area in half and essentially cutting off the north from the south.


Many Gaza residents remain trapped in the north after short evacuation window

Saturday, November 04, 2023

By the end of the window, NPR had not encountered anyone able to use this so-called safe passage. Several drivers said it was impossible for anyone to make it through.


As Israel forces workers from Gaza back, thousands more remain stuck in the West Bank

Friday, November 03, 2023

Palestinians from Gaza were working in Israel when Hamas attacked the country on Oct. 7. Now, many are unable to go back and in limbo in the West Bank.


Americans leaving Gaza report chaos, relief — and worry for people staying behind

Thursday, November 02, 2023

Hundreds of Americans appeared on a list of passport holders approved to leave the territory, as President Biden called for a "pause" in hostilities to allow for the release of hostages held by Hamas.


First Americans and other foreign nationals leave besieged Gaza

Wednesday, November 01, 2023

It's the first time people have been allowed to exit the Palestinian territory since the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel. Ambulances took dozens of seriously wounded people to hospitals in Egypt.


Gaza's 34-hour phone and internet blackout, as told in voice memos

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Voice memos recorded by NPR's producer in Gaza during a 34-hour communications blackout convey a weekend of anxiety and uncertainty for Palestinians as Israeli ground troops invaded.


Giving birth amid Gaza's devastation is traumatic, but babies continue to be born

Friday, October 27, 2023

As the Israel-Hamas war continues, hospitals in Gaza are crowded and chaotic. Pregnant women face awful conditions: An emergency C-section may be conducted by the light from mobile phones.


20 trucks of aid come into Gaza, but no passage for foreign nationals seeking to leave

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Many more truckloads of aid are waiting in Egypt. Hundreds of trapped Americans had come to the border, hoping the aid delivery could be chance to escape the violence. But none were allowed out.


A 70-year-old man in Gaza needed open heart surgery. It was a race against time

Thursday, July 07, 2022

NPR journalists followed Yousef Al-Kurd and his family for months as they fought for the medical care that could save his life.


Deep breathing helps kids ease 'Gaza trauma'

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

It's difficult to treat Gazans, said psychologist Ismael Ahel. "We can't just deal with the first trauma or the second trauma. It's a complexity of trauma." And children are deeply affected.


Gaza Notebook: The Surreal Scenes I Witnessed During 'The Worst Eid Ever'

Friday, May 28, 2021

A Palestinian photojournalist reflects on his encounters during a holiday that took place amid the 11-day war between Hamas and Israel.


In Gaza, Pandemic Forces Tough Choices And Health Care System Hangs By A Thread

Thursday, February 04, 2021

Vaccines have yet to arrive. Residents, fearing loss of income, continue to work while infected. And medical professionals including one of Gaza's few remaining heart surgeons have died from COVID-19.