Tinbete Ermyas

Tinbete Ermyas appears in the following:

Can the U.S. stand with both Israel and Ukraine?

Thursday, October 19, 2023

You know that old saying about being able to walk and chew gum at the same time? Julianne Smith, the U.S. ambassador to NATO, is living it.

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Half of Gaza's population is under 18. Here's what that means for the conflict

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

About half of Gaza's population are under 18. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with the University of Arizona's Maha Nassar, who focuses on Palestinian people and history, about what this means for the war.

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Can the U.S. stand with both Israel and Ukraine? U.S. ambassador to NATO weighs in

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Ambassador to NATO Julianne Smith about how the U.S. can support both Israel and Ukraine.

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'Complete demolition of everything': Palestinian politician on the violence in Gaza

Friday, October 13, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Mustafa Barghouti, a doctor and leader of the the Palestinian National Initiative, about the humanitarian and political crisis in Gaza.

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Troye Sivan's new album has something to give us

Friday, October 13, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Troye Sivan about his new album "Something To Give Each Other," which features songs about aspects of queer life that don't always get a mainstream audience.

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Israel's last ground war in Gaza offers clues for what one might look like now

Thursday, October 12, 2023

An Israeli ground invasion into Gaza appears likely. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Gregg Carlstorm of The Economist, about his experience covering Israel's ground invasion in 2014.

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Facing 'unbearable communal desperation', some Jewish communities turn to fasting

Thursday, October 12, 2023

The attacks in Israel have left so wrought much anguish in the Jewish communities across the globe. Some of those U.S. communities have turned to religious practice to express their grief: fasting.

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NSC spokesman John Kirby says more U.S. military support is heading to Israel

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with John Kirby, spokesperson for the National Security Council, about the Biden administration's response to the weekend attacks on Israel.

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The situation in Gaza from a doctor on the ground

Monday, October 09, 2023

Dr. Medhat Abbas, Gaza's Health Ministry director general, said his hospital was already short on medical supplies and medications. Now, with military strikes that have killed hundreds, it's worse.

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The hardships that advocates of women — including Nobel Peace Prize winners — face

Friday, October 06, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with human rights researcher Azadeh Pourzand about the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi.

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Syrian author Khaled Khalifa, a titan of contemporary Arabic literature, dies at 59

Friday, October 06, 2023

Celebrated Syrian novelist Khaled Khalifa died at age 59 in Damascus. An important figure in contemporary Arabic literature, he was known for his outspoken nature and proclivity to critique power.

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How corruption charges against a New Jersey senator are tied to meat prices in Cairo

Thursday, October 05, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Cairo-based reporter Nada Arafat about allegations that Sen. Bob Menendez used his power to boost a halal meat business in New Jersey.

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MacArthur Fellow E. Tendayi Achiume on the intersection of climate and racial justice

Wednesday, October 04, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with law professor E. Tendayi Achiume about receiving the MacArthur Fellowship and her research on racial injustice.

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The speed of fame almost made Dan + Shay split up. This is how they made it through

Wednesday, October 04, 2023

Country music duo Dan + Shay have had a successful few years: Three Grammys, a hit song with Justin Bieber, and a highly anticipated new album, Bigger Houses. But the album almost didn't happen.

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After 148 days of striking, Hollywood writers are going back to work

Tuesday, October 03, 2023

After 148 days, television and movie writers are headed back to work. Many say they're happy the strike has ended for the Writers Guild of America.

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'It was a photographer's dream': Remembering the Sycamore Gap tree

Friday, September 29, 2023

A 200-year-old beloved tree in northern England, was vandalized and cut down this week. One photographer shares what the Sycamore Gap tree meant to him.

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Brian Jordan Alvarez' internet ear worm says 'you deserve to sit'

Thursday, September 28, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to actor and comedian Brian Jordan Alvarez about his silly video turned viral musical sensation: Sitting

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The unclear fate of a top Russian commander

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Retired U.S. Navy admiral James Stavridis about Ukraine claiming to have killed the commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet.

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Barry Manilow topples Elvis' performance record at Vegas' International Theater

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

With his 637th performance at Vegas' International Theater, Barry Manilow has broken the performance record previously held by Elvis Presley.

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Group chat: How to keep friendships between parents and non-parents alive

Monday, September 25, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks to New York Magazine writer Allison P. Davis, and Claire Fallon of the podcast Rich Text, about the difficulties of maintaining friendships between parents and non-parents.

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