Daniel Estrin


Daniel Estrin appears in the following:

Gaza's Hamas Leader Gets Coronavirus As Palestinian Territories' Cases Surge

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Yehiya Sinwar has tested positive for the coronavirus as infections reach record levels in the Palestinian territories.


Israeli Tourism Ministry Warns Against Discussing Sensitive Topics With UAE Citizens

Monday, November 30, 2020

The ministry's 29-page advisory is geared to tourism professionals and business travelers now that travel is open between the two countries, but it has been criticized in both Israel and the Gulf.


Iran Response To Scientist Killing Could Change Fate Of Nuclear Deal

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Iranian officials blamed Israel for the assassination of a nuclear scientist and vowed revenge on Saturday. There's concern about rising tensions as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office.


Israeli Prime Minister Secretly Flew To Saudi Arabia, Israeli Media Reports

Monday, November 23, 2020

It is the first such meeting between Israeli and Saudi leaders to be reported widely in Israeli media. Netanyahu reportedly met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.


Pompeo Attempts To Cement Trump's Legacy In Israel Ahead Of A Biden Presidency

Sunday, November 22, 2020

As the Biden administration approaches, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to cement the Trump administration's controversial pro-Israel policies.


Pompeo's Latest Israel Trip Could Have Implications For Biden's Presidency

Friday, November 20, 2020

With just a couple months left for the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the Middle East setting new pro-Israel policies that could affect the Biden presidency.


Israel Rushes To Advance A New Settlement While President Trump Is Still In Office

Monday, November 16, 2020

Israelis and European diplomats faced off on a Jerusalem hill where Israel plans to build a new settlement. It's making the move before the Biden administration takes over.


Longtime Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat Dies Of Complications From COVID-19

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Often the voice of the Palestinians in peace talks with Israel, Erekat's pursuit of peace through negotiation never prevailed. He was 65.


World Leaders React To Biden's Presidential Win

Sunday, November 08, 2020

World leaders are congratulating President-Elect Joe Biden on his victory and they include some who have been close allies of President Trump.


Latest From Israel: Controversial Village Demolition And Commentary On U.S. Election

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

As the world focused on the U.S. election, Israel demolished a small Palestinian village. Meanwhile, a former Israeli diplomat decried America's division as bad for Israel.


Israel Uses Cover Of U.S. Election To Destroy Palestinian Homes, Critics Say

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Israel launched a large operation to bulldoze Palestinian dwellings in a remote settlement. Such moves usually draw international criticism.


'Highly Motivated': In Israel, U.S. Voters Lean Toward Trump

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Israel has one of the largest populations of eligible U.S. voters abroad. Many are expected to vote for the incumbent. Palestinians disfavor Trump, but some Palestinian Americans have avoided voting.


A Lot Is Riding On The U.S. Election For Israelis, Palestinians

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received political help from President Trump and Israelis favor Trump's re-election. Palestinians hope for a Biden win.


Pentagon Says 2 Men Killed In Baghdadi Raid Were Combatants But Offers Little Evidence

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

After NPR reported claims of civilian deaths in the operation against the ISIS chief, Central Command says the men showed "hostile intent," but it found no weapons or signs they fired at U.S. forces.


Is The U.S. Portraying Civilians As The Enemy?

Monday, October 26, 2020

An NPR report prompted the U.S. to investigate if civilians were killed during the raid on the ISIS leader a year ago. The results still leave questions about whether innocent men were killed.


Top Palestinian Official Receiving COVID-19 Treatment In Israeli Hospital

Monday, October 19, 2020

Palestinian politician Saeb Erekat is in critical but stable condition in Hadassah Hospital, where he has been moved after reportedly testing positive for coronavirus earlier this month.


Palestinians Throw Support For 'Anybody But Mr. Trump'

Sunday, October 18, 2020

After seeing four years of moves favoring Israel by the Trump administration, Palestinians are hoping for Joe Biden to win the election.


A Biden Win Could Mean A Loss For Israel's Netanyahu

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu has been one of President Trump's closest allies, with each of them helping the other's political fortunes. Now that could be in doubt.


Israel To Relax Its 2nd Nationwide Coronavirus Lockdown On Sunday

Friday, October 16, 2020

The number of infections dropped significantly during the lockdown. People will again be allowed to move without restriction. Jerusalem's three main holy sites will reopen to the general public.


Israeli Army Opens Coronavirus Wards In What Was Built As A Bomb Shelter For Patients

Monday, October 12, 2020

The Israeli army opened two coronavirus wards in an underground hospital parking lot that was originally built as a bomb shelter to treat patients during wars.