Emily Harris http://wfae.org en After War's Deadliest Day, Israel Hits Another U.N. School In Gaza http://wfae.org/post/after-wars-deadliest-day-israel-hits-another-un-school-gaza <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=After+War%27s+Deadliest+Day%2C+Israel+Hits+Another+U.N.+School+In+Gaza&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjkzMDc0MDEyOTc4NzE1ODczNDdhMA004)"/></div><p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55889 at http://wfae.org One Gaza Family Observes A Grim Holiday In Wartime http://wfae.org/post/one-gaza-family-observes-grim-holiday-wartime <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=One+Gaza+Family+Observes+A+Grim+Holiday+In+Wartime&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5NjA1MTgyMDEzMzk3ODE2ODgwOGQyMQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: <p>In the Gaza Strip, it's a time of war and also a Muslim holiday, Eid al-Fitr. Rocket fire continues from both Israel and Hamas, and the death toll continues to rise. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55864 at http://wfae.org For Muslims In Gaza, End Of Ramadan Marred By Fighting http://wfae.org/post/muslims-gaza-end-ramadan-marred-fighting Um Ahmed Ahmed almost ignored Eid this year.<p>The Muslim holiday, which began Monday, marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. This year, it also marks three weeks since the current war in Gaza started.<p>"My plans were to have no plans for Eid," Ahmed says, pausing in the Firaz market area on a main street in Gaza City. "But my son kept bugging me, 'Mom, aren't you going to buy me something for Eid?' "<p>Eid al-Fitr is a religious holiday and a family celebration. Relatives offer each other gifts of cash and chocolate. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55769 at http://wfae.org For Muslims In Gaza, End Of Ramadan Marred By Fighting On The Eve Of Ramadan's End, Fighting Resumes In Gaza http://wfae.org/post/eve-ramadans-end-fighting-resumes-gaza <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=On+The+Eve+Of+Ramadan%27s+End%2C+Fighting+Resumes+In+Gaza&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzMwMDM0MDEzMTg4NzQ3NzAwZDdjZg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ERIC WESTERVELT, HOST: <p>It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR West. I'm Eric Westervelt sitting in for Arun Rath. Israel and Hamas battled with words and weapons today. Even as international efforts to end the war continued a firm cease-fire remained elusive. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:14:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55737 at http://wfae.org The Long History Of The Gaza Tunnels http://wfae.org/post/long-history-gaza-tunnels During the current round of fighting in the Gaza Strip, Kareem, a 40-year-old Palestinian, witnessed a Hamas tunnel exposed.<p>"There is a chicken coop near us," said Kareem, who lives on the eastern edge of Gaza City, bordering on farmland. "We know it's a chicken coop."<p>But an Israeli attack, which destroyed the chicken house, revealed a tunnel heading east toward Israel, he said.<p>"We didn't know about it, but we faced a risk because of it," he said.<p>More than a risk. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:29:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55699 at http://wfae.org The Long History Of The Gaza Tunnels Gaza Cease-Fire Still Just Out Of Reach: What Does Each Side Want? http://wfae.org/post/gaza-cease-fire-still-just-out-reach-what-does-each-side-want Secretary of State John Kerry is trying again to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, as casualty counts rise inexorably higher. NPR's Emily Harris is in Gaza, and she speaks to Audie Cornish about both sides' demands. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Gaza+Cease-Fire+Still+Just+Out+Of+Reach%3A+What+Does+Each+Side+Want%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3OTAzNzgzMDEzMTIyMTYyODIxZDdjYg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55648 at http://wfae.org Attack On U.N. School Kills Over A Dozen Civilians In Gaza http://wfae.org/post/attack-un-school-kills-over-dozen-civilians-gaza <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Attack+On+U.N.+School+Kills+Over+A+Dozen+Civilians+In+Gaza&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNTU4MDIzMDEyMzAwMTE4NTAxYzUzMg001)"/></div><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55583 at http://wfae.org Videographer's 'Happy' View Of Gaza Turns Tragic http://wfae.org/post/videographers-happy-view-gaza-turns-tragic <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Videographer%27s+%27Happy%27+View+Of+Gaza+Turns+Tragic&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzczMDA2MDEzNTg3ODA1MTAzZjYxNg004)"/></div><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:39:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55536 at http://wfae.org In A Crowded Gaza, A Growing Sense That Nowhere Is Safe http://wfae.org/post/crowded-gaza-growing-sense-nowhere-safe Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>I'm Robert Siegel. And we begin this hour with developments in Gaza, Israel and Cairo. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Egypt trying to forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SPEECH)<p>JOHN KERRY: The loss of lives and the humanitarian impact is really heartbreaking. And we're joining our international partners in reiterating our call for an immediate end to the fighting and a return to the cease-fire that was reached in 2012.<p>SIEGEL: Also today, a militant rocket struck near Israel's main airport. That prompted U.S. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55423 at http://wfae.org In Crowded Gaza, Civilians Have Few Places To Flee http://wfae.org/post/crowded-gaza-civilians-have-few-places-flee As the Israeli military offensive grew unbearable in her Gaza City neighborhood, Um Rajab Helles fled to the city's main hospital Sunday with her husband and their 12 children even though no one was hurt.<p>"We didn't sleep all Saturday night," she said. "The kids were screaming and we were screaming. They kept running to the front door trying to leave, and we pulled them back. Around dawn a relative called and said what are you still doing there? We left at 6 a.m." <br /> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:04:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55333 at http://wfae.org In Crowded Gaza, Civilians Have Few Places To Flee