Leila Fadel

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Irma Weakens But Still Packs A Punch As It Moves Toward Georgia

Monday, September 11, 2017

Irma was a Category 1 hurricane when it struck the Tampa Bay region. The storm continues to move north — leaving destruction and power outages in its wake.


Hurricane Irma Evacuations Force Difficult Decisions

Saturday, September 09, 2017

People in Florida have been preparing for Hurricane Irma. Some have evacuated, while others are taking shelter. And some are even trying to go on with their vacations.


For Some Latino Voters, DACA Is Just The Latest Blow From Trump

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

By ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio and planning to build a border wall, Trump could be turning away voters in immigrant-rich states like Nevada.


University Of Nevada-Reno Won't Dismiss Student In Viral Charlottesville Rally Photo

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A University of Nevada, Reno, student became the poster child of the white supremacist march in Charlottesville, after his picture went viral. Despite pressure to kick him out, the school says he'll stay.


Between Swimming And S'mores, Young Muslim Campers Learn To Cope With Rising Hate

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The 55-year-old Muslim Youth Camp is taking on new meaning as a temporary respite for today's new generation in the current political climate.


Taylor Swift Wins Groping Suit Against Ex-Radio Host

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A jury in Denver found fully in pop singer Taylor Swift's favor Monday, delivering a unanimous verdict in a trial over whether she was groped by a former radio host during a Denver meet-and-greet.


Jury Rules In Favor Of Taylor Swift In Groping Lawsuit

Monday, August 14, 2017

The jury ruled in favor of the pop superstar on Monday, in a high profile case in which she accused a Denver radio disc jockey of groping her. Swift did not report the incident at the time in 2013.


Jury Begins Deliberations In Taylor Swift Groping Trial

Monday, August 14, 2017

A jury hears closing arguments and may render a verdict on countersuits between Taylor Swift and a Denver disc jockey who allegedly groped her at a publicity event. A judge threw out the disc jockey's claim that Swift unfairly had him fired, but the case continues against her mother and others on her team.


Feds Arrest Man Credited With Helping To Stop Ransomware Attack

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The Justice Department alleges Marcus Hutchins, who is said to have short-circuited WannaCry's global attack, created another malware program. His supporters say DOJ couldn't be more wrong.


Muslims In The U.S. Face Increased Discrimination, PEW Report Says

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A newly-released poll from the Pew Research Center finds Muslims in the U.S. are facing increased discrimination but are optimistic about being both Muslim and American.


Reporting From Egypt On The Day 'There Was A Rip In The Fabric Of Society'

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

For more than five years, NPR's Leila Fadel has been reporting from Cairo. She looks back on that time — from the optimism she arrived with to the massacre that tore Egyptian society apart.


Egyptian Woman Goes From Protests To Pizza

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

An Egyptian activist who once took to the streets to help topple a dictator now works organizing rural women in small business and pizza making. The country is too dangerous for political activism.


As Egypt's Jails Fill, Growing Fears Of A Rise In Radicalization

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Unprecedented numbers of political prisoners in Egypt's jails could lead to a supersized version of an old problem: inmates becoming radicalized. "In jail, they become ISIS," says a former prisoner.


Threats to Tunisia's Young Democracy

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

How is Tunisia's democracy holding up five years after the Arab Spring? 

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Egypt And Turkey: Why A Coup Succeeded In One And Failed In The Other

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Both countries have strong militaries wary of conservative Muslim politicians. But as a wealthier, more middle-class country, Turkey rose up when elements of the military tried to take over.


Fear Grips Turkey Amid Government Crackdown After Failed Coup

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Most Turks are afraid to speak out after last week's failed coup. Tens of thousands have been detained. A family looks for their missing soldier son, saying he didn't know he was being used in a plot.


Turkey's Post-Coup-Attempt Purge Widens As Arrests And Firings Grow

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Turkey has detained or dismissed thousands of people from the government and the military in what many see as the president's attempt to seize even greater powers.


Turkey's President Cracks Down After Failed Coup

Monday, July 18, 2016

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could use the coup attempt against him to purge government institutions, including the military and the judiciary. Critics say he has already accumulated too much power.


In Wake Of Attempted Coup, Turkish President Vows To Eradicate 'Virus'

Sunday, July 17, 2016

A wide crackdown is underway in Turkey following a failed coup against elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. NPR's Leila Fadel gives the latest.


Turkey Still On Edge After Attempted Coup

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Turkish prime minister said at least 265 people died in an attempted military coup on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who appears back in control and has promised to punish coup plotters.