Emily Harris http://wunc.org en Gaza Family Mourns The Loss Of A Son, Brother — And Hamas Militant http://wunc.org/post/gaza-family-mourns-loss-son-brother-and-hamas-militant <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+Family+Mourns+The+Loss+Of+A+Son%2C+Brother+%E2%80%94+And+Hamas+Militant&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>Isreal and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire set to begin tomorrow. Several cease-fire plans have fallen apart in the conflict that began a month ago. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 21:03:00 +0000 Emily Harris 40178 at http://wunc.org Life In Gaza Deteriorates As Water, Power Shortages Intensify http://wunc.org/post/water-electricity-and-other-needs-short-supply-gaza At a U.N.-run school where she was taking shelter from the fighting, Fulla Abed Rabou washed clothes in an outdoor sink.<p>City pipes deliver some water. But with thousands of people taking refuge at schools, much more has to be trucked in. Still, there is sometimes not enough, says Merit Hietanen, a U.N. employee managing water deliveries to the schools.<p>"One of the major issues is the tanks in the actual schools: The capacity is not big enough," she says. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:33:00 +0000 Emily Harris 39933 at http://wunc.org Life In Gaza Deteriorates As Water, Power Shortages Intensify A Market And A School Come Under Fire During A Violent Day In Gaza http://wunc.org/post/market-and-school-come-under-fire-during-violent-day-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=A+Market+And+A+School+Come+Under+Fire+During+A+Violent+Day+In+Gaza&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MTAzMDEyMTY4NDEzNjUxZmMzYQ004)"/></div><p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:08:00 +0000 Emily Harris 39905 at http://wunc.org After War's Deadliest Day, Another U.N. School In Gaza Gets Hit http://wunc.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+Another+U.N.+School+In+Gaza+Gets+Hit&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzczMDA2MDEzNTg3ODA1MTAzZjYxNg004)"/></div><p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Emily Harris 39858 at http://wunc.org One Gaza Family Observes A Grim Holiday In Wartime http://wunc.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(MDA5MTc0MDI0MDEzMzE4MjI4ODdlOTk4MA004)"/></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 39839 at http://wunc.org For Muslims In Gaza, End Of Ramadan Marred By Fighting http://wunc.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 39738 at http://wunc.org For Muslims In Gaza, End Of Ramadan Marred By Fighting On The Eve Of Ramadan's End, Fighting Resumes In Gaza http://wunc.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 39704 at http://wunc.org The Long History Of The Gaza Tunnels http://wunc.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 20:15:00 +0000 Emily Harris 39677 at http://wunc.org The Long History Of The Gaza Tunnels Gaza Cease-Fire Still Just Out Of Reach: What Does Each Side Want? http://wunc.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 20:15:00 +0000 Emily Harris 39628 at http://wunc.org Attack On U.N. School Kills Over A Dozen Civilians In Gaza http://wunc.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 39573 at http://wunc.org