Emily Harris http://wfae.org en 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 Gaza Evacuees Crowd Into Schools Remade As Shelters http://wfae.org/post/gaza-evacuees-crowd-schools-remade-shelters Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>Hamas militants fired rockets into Israel today, more rockets, after the Israeli government announced it was expanding ground operations in the Gaza Strip. Thousands of Palestinians continue to flee their homes. Early this morning, some, still wearing their pajamas, left in haste to take shelter in local schools. Those schools are already packed beyond capacity. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:37:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55289 at http://wfae.org Inside Gaza And Under Israeli Fire, A Family Tries To Stay Safe http://wfae.org/post/inside-gaza-and-under-israeli-fire-family-tries-stay-safe The <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/17/332347143/israel-launches-ground-offensive-in-gaza">beginning of Israel's ground invasion Thursday night</a> was loud. Explosions lit up the sky to the north and east and boomed throughout the Gaza Strip.<p>But <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/18/332499370/israeli-ground-operation-in-gaza-continues">Friday</a> started pretty quietly for Rashad Abu Tawila.<p>"It was before dawn," the Gaza resident recalls, through an interpreter. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:47:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55224 at http://wfae.org Inside Gaza And Under Israeli Fire, A Family Tries To Stay Safe Israel Begins Ground Offensive In Gaza http://wfae.org/post/israel-begins-ground-offensive-gaza Israel's chief military spokesman says they're going after tunnels, terror activists and infrastructure. Thousands of Israel soldiers have moved into the territory backed by tanks. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:16:00 +0000 Emily Harris 55177 at http://wfae.org The Violence In Gaza, Through The Lens Of One Family's Losses http://wfae.org/post/violence-gaza-through-lens-one-familys-losses Cloaked in black from head to toe, Iman el-Kaas cries in her mother's home in the Gaza Strip. Iman is in mourning.<p>Her husband, Anas el-Kaas, was killed by an Israeli attack that hit their apartment in Gaza early Friday morning. He was 33 years old, a pharmacist with two young children. They had just moved in a few months ago.<p>"I thought that apartment was gift, but it was the place he would be killed," Iman says. "Why? Why did they kill him?"<p>About twice the size of Washington, D.C., the Gaza Strip has sustained more than 1,500 Israeli airstrikes over the past week. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:29:00 +0000 Emily Harris 54991 at http://wfae.org The Violence In Gaza, Through The Lens Of One Family's Losses Hamas Mulls Egypt's Cease-Fire Proposal http://wfae.org/post/hamas-rejects-egypts-cease-fire-proposal Israel says it has accepted a cease-fire proposal put forward by Egypt to end hostilities with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. What's still not clear are the intentions of Hamas. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:18:00 +0000 Emily Harris 54925 at http://wfae.org Palestinians Seek Shelter At Supply-Strapped U.N. Schools http://wfae.org/post/cars-and-carts-people-flee-gaza Residents in Northern Gaza have been fleeing their homes in <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/13/331122214/palestinians-flee-gaza-after-israel-drops-warning-leaflets">anticipation of a new Israeli assault</a>, as the exchange of Hamas rockets and Israeli airstrikes enters its sixth day. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:52:00 +0000 Emily Harris 54816 at http://wfae.org Palestinians Seek Shelter At Supply-Strapped U.N. Schools