Daniel Estrin

Associated Press

Daniel Estrin appears in the following:

PHOTOS: At Christmastime, Historic Bethlehem Church In Midst Of Restoration

Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is more than 1,500 years old and in the midst of a large restoration project, cleaning grime off mosaics and giving the church its first face-lift in centuries.

Comment

Trump Selects Adviser David Friedman As Ambassador To Israel

Friday, December 16, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen David Friedman as America's next ambassador to Israel. The lawyer is strongly critical of the two-state solution and supports settlement building in the occupied West Bank.

Comment

Israel's Right Wing Expects Boost From A Trump Presidency

Monday, December 12, 2016

Israel's right wing believes it's on the verge of big victories with Trump. Some in the Palestinian private sector are also optimistic. The picture is less clear for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Comment

In The Spot Where He Spent His Final Years, A Museum Honors Yasser Arafat

Monday, November 28, 2016

A new museum in Ramallah features the life and times of the late Palestine Liberation Organization leader, from his Nobel Peace Prize to his pistol, glasses and bedroom.

Comment

Tens Of Thousands Evacuate As Wildfires Rage In Haifa, Israel

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Tens of thousands of people in the Israeli city of Haifa are evacuating their homes as military reservists, police, firefighters and even allied nations join forces to battle a wildfire threatening Israel's third largest city.

Comment

Trump Favors Moving U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem, Despite Backlash Fears

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

No U.S. administration has ever officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but Trump has promised to do so — and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv.

Comment

A Palestinian Preaches Positive Thinking To A Tough Crowd: His Own People

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Motivational speaker Saed Karzoun has a tough sell in the West Bank as he tries to preach optimism and self-empowerment at a time when pessimism runs high among Palestinians.

Comment

Palestinians Wonder: Who Will Be Our Next Leader?

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is 81, a heavy smoker and has a history of health problems. He was elected more than a decade ago, and it's not clear how he would be replaced.

Comment

How Effective Was Shimon Peres' Social Media Push For Peace?

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Shimon Peres spent his final years as a grandfatherly figure, using social media to urge young Israelis toward his optimistic vision of peace. They liked him — but some were skeptical of his message.

Comment

Obama Delivers Speech At Funeral For Former Israeli President Shimon Peres

Friday, September 30, 2016

President Obama spoke at the funeral for former Israeli president and founding father Shimon Peres, saying Peres' dream of peace with the Palestinians should stay alive.

Comment

Israelis, World Leaders Say Goodbye To Shimon Peres

Friday, September 30, 2016

Mourners from around the world were in Jerusalem for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres. The U.S. delegation includes President Obama and former President Bill Clinton — both gave eulogies.

Comment

In Israel, Mourners Come To Terms With Shimon Peres' Complex Legacy

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

After former Israeli President Shimon Peres' death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel's last remaining founders.

Comment

Israeli Prime Minister Opens Probe Into Alleged Yemeni Children Abductions

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a probe into an old question: whether Israel systematically took children from Yemeni Jewish immigrants decades ago.

Comment

Muslim Sisters Face Obstacles In Efforts To Help French Army

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

After the recent attack in Nice, two Muslim sisters wanted to help the French army. What happened when they tried to volunteer says a lot about France and young French Muslims.

Comment

West Bank Water Crisis: Palestinians Put Blame On Israel

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Israel has reduced the flow of water to the West Bank, causing hardship for Palestinians living there. Depending on whom you ask, the problem comes from either leaky pipes or politics between.

Comment

French Army Asks Citizens To Enlist — But No Muslim Headscarves, Please

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Two sisters, devout Muslims and French patriots, wanted to help the military following a terrorist attack. They were told they had to remove their headscarves. So what did they do?

Comment

Munich Mourns Mass Shooting Victims While Police Search For A Motive

Saturday, July 23, 2016

The German city of Munich is in shock today, after nine people and a gunman died in a mass shooting Friday. Police are trying to determine the motive of the 18-year-old shooter.

Comment

In Nice, Residents And Tourists Struggle To Adjust After Attack

Friday, July 22, 2016

After last week's truck attack, "We're lost," says one resident. "We just don't know how to deal with it. We're living in endless doubt."

Comment

Despite Heightened Security, France Struggles To Cope With Terrorism

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The vacation city of Nice has hundreds of police surveillance cameras posted across the city. But that didn't stop Thursday's truck attack that killed 84 people and injured more than 200. Security officials in France are struggling to find the right way to counter lone-wolf attacks and make people feel safe.

Comment

French Investigators Release New Information About Driver In Nice Attack

Monday, July 18, 2016

The chief investigator of last Thursday's truck attack in Nice, France, has released new information about the driver. Investigators still don't know why he did it or what connections, if any, he had to ISIS.

Comment