Jane Arraf appears in the following:
Thursday, December 07, 2023
People in southern Lebanon got a brief respite from the recent fighting between Israel and Hezbollah, but that ended when the fighting in Gaza fighting.
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Two Lebanese TV journalists have been killed covering shelling across the border between Israel and the Lebanese based militia Hezbollah. The network says they were targeted, a charge Israel denies.
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Thousands of villagers living along the border with Israel have been evacuated to Tyre, 50 miles south of Beirut. Their escape is a reminder of the cost of the war in Gaza, even far from its borders.
Sunday, November 12, 2023
In historic mountains and coastline of Lebanon, people are weary from decades of conflict and facing new fighting on the border with Israel.
Thursday, November 09, 2023
Concern about a spread of the Israel-Hamas war ripples across the Middle East - as does growing anger at the U.S. for supporting Israel.
Monday, October 23, 2023
The conflict between Israel and Hamas is putting neighboring Jordan in a precarious position — in a country already suffering an economic downturn and widespread discontent.
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
The bombing of the Gaza hospital has sparked anger across the Arab world — including on the streets. In Amman, Jordan, security forces tear gassed protestors trying to reach the Israeli embassy.
Monday, December 07, 2020
After covering the end of the ISIS caliphate on NPR for four years, NPR correspondent Jane Arraf revisits some of the most memorable stories she's shared with listeners.
Thursday, December 03, 2020
Thousands of Yazidis who were in displacement camps in northern Iraq's Kurdistan Region have returned to Sinjar. "It's a beautiful feeling to be home," says a Yazidi woman who recently arrived.
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Investigators have discovered 17 mass graves containing bodies of some of the 3,000 Yazidis killed by ISIS. For survivors, a grave with remains of older and pregnant women prompts a special anguish.
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
In Iraq, six years after the ISIS genocide against the Yazidi minority, survivors are still trying to find bodies of their loved ones. U.N. investigators are exhuming mass graves.
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Long after the fall of ISIS, Yazidis are now returning to the ruined towns of their homeland. It's been six years since ISIS launched its genocide against the religious minority in Sinjar.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
ISIS fighters tore Kamo Zandinan's 4-year-old daughter Sonya from her arms in 2014. Zandinan, now a refugee in Canada, recently returned to Iraq to meet the 10-year-old girl she believes is Sonya.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Three prominent figures in the country's embattled human rights movement were arrested after meeting with European ambassadors. The Egyptian government is accusing them of being terrorists.
Sunday, November 15, 2020
A Yazidi mother who was separated from her daughter in the ISIS genocide believes she's found her. But she's awaiting confirmation from a DNA test.
Friday, November 13, 2020
A nurse in Jordan struggles to care for her own children and parents and stay free of COVID-19 while she treats patients infected with the virus.
Monday, November 09, 2020
Foreign leaders are assessing what a Joe Biden presidency will mean for their relations with the U.S. We examine how Biden's presidency could affect U.S. relations with China, Russia and Iraq.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
The name of the young ISIS fighter was not revealed in U.S. court proceedings, and the records are sealed. NPR has identified the fighter with the help of Iraqi officials and the teenager's family.
Monday, October 19, 2020
Almost two-thirds of Iraq's Christians have left the country since the U.S. invasion in 2003. NPR caught up with some of them in Jordan to talk about their new life and plans to return to Iraq.
Sunday, October 18, 2020
As the parts of the U.S. experience a surge in new COVID-19 cases, other countries are also seeing a spike in infections.