Daniel Estrin

NPR

Daniel Estrin appears in the following:

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Faces Indictments For Corruption

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Israel's attorney general announced indictments for bribery and fraud allegations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday.

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Lebanon's Anti-Government Protesters View Army As Unifying Force

Friday, November 15, 2019

Rather than crush protests, the Lebanese military has actually become popular with anti-government protesters. But the White House is hesitating to continue aid to the military.

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News Brief: Yovanovitch Testifies, Student Loans, Lebanon Protests

Friday, November 15, 2019

The House impeachment inquiry continues Friday with two testimonies, including public testimony of Marie Yovanovitch. Also, latest on student loans and the Education Department and Lebanon protests.

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Lebanon's Prime Minister Resigns Following Weeks Of Protest

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Lebanon's prime minister has resigned after nearly two weeks of street protest and unrest.

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'We Didn't See A Body': Baghdadi's Death Draws Doubts In Lands Where ISIS Ruled

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

In Iraq and Syria, the ISIS leader's death has stirred a mix of responses — from joy to disbelief to dread that the militants will rise again.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Resigns

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

After weeks of raucous protests — and sometimes violent attempts to quell them — there was celebration in the streets of Beirut Tuesday. Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he is resigning.

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Syrians React To Death Of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Monday, October 28, 2019

In Syria, news of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death pleased some, but they warned that ISIS' ideology and destruction still live on.

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ISIS Leader Killed In U.S. Raid. What's Next For The Terrorist Group?

Sunday, October 27, 2019

President Trump announced that U.S. Special Forces killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria. Questions remain about the future of the terrorist group as well as US operations in the area.

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Special Coverage: Trump Makes Announcement

Sunday, October 27, 2019

President Trump is supposed to make a major announcement at the White House Sunday morning.

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Anti-Government Protests Continue In Lebanon And Move To Include Hezbollah Leader

Friday, October 25, 2019

As anti-government demonstrations continue in Lebanon, protesters are debating whether their anger should also be directed at a long considered untouchable: the head of the militant group Hezbollah.

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Anti-Government Protests Continue In Lebanon

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Lebanese politicians of all stripes are under attack from protesters demanding better services.

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'Baby Shark,' Drinks And Dancing: Lebanon's Protests Are Unlike Any Other

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Protesters are demanding better public services, economic reform and a new government. Many demonstrators do so while holding a Lebanese flag in one hand and a beer in the other.

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Protesters Fill Main Squares In Lebanon

Monday, October 21, 2019

Protests continue to rage in Lebanon where people are demanding an overhaul of their political system. The anger was sparked by plans to introduce a tax on WhatsApp calls, widely used in Lebanon.

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Lebanon Is Crippled By Massive Anti-Government Protests

Monday, October 21, 2019

In Lebanon, cabinet members on Monday are expected to approve changes — including halving ministers' wages — in a bid to ease an economic crisis and defuse protests.

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An Introduction To The Kurds

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Turkey's invasion of northern Syria following the U.S. abandonment of their Kurdish allies there has put the spotlight on an ethnic group that has long sought autonomy.

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Kurdish General Slams U.S.-Syria Policy; Gen. Petraeus Calls Withdrawal 'A Betrayal'

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Two days into a cease-fire, clashes continue along Syria's northern border. Petraeus, who once commanded U.S. forces in the region, told NPR that withdrawing U.S. troops is unfair to Kurdish allies.

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The U.S.-Negotiated Ceasefire Deal Is 'Really Terrible,' Kurdish General Says

Saturday, October 19, 2019

In an update two days into the announced pause in hostilities between Turkey and forces in Syria, NPR speaks with a Kurdish general.

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Amnesty International Accuses Turkish Troops, Mercenaries Of War Crimes In Syria

Friday, October 18, 2019

Amnesty International has accused Turkish troops and mercenaries of war crimes in northern Syria. The mercenaries have employed brutal methods, particularly with the killing of a Kurdish politician.

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As Assad Assumed Control Over Kurdish Syria, Journalists Fled

Friday, October 18, 2019

How reporters are following the situation in Syria from elsewhere in the Middle East. 

News Brief: Impeachment Inquiry Latest, Turkey Suspends Incursion, Mexico Violence

Friday, October 18, 2019

Turkey says it is suspending its incursion in Syria. We look at the reality on the ground. Also, the latest on the impeachment inquiry and violence in Mexico connected to the son of "El Chapo."

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