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Emily Harris is NPR's international correspondent based in Jerusalem.
July 2, 2014 Just over a year ago, NPR's Emily Harris packed up and moved to Jerusalem. She covers Israel and the Palestinian territories, which means plenty of politics and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
May 25, 2011 Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi said on April 29 that this would soon happen. Many Egyptians want to get humanitarian aid to Palestinians. Israel, though, fears the move will strengthen Hamas.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office today (May 20, 2011).
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May 20, 2011 One day after President Obama said the U.S. wants those lines to be the basis for peace talks, the Israeli prime minister repeated his opposition. Obama said he still believes "it is possible to shape a deal."
President Obama, during his address at the State Department on Thursday (May 19, 2011).
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May 20, 2011 Few things are dissected as carefully and debated as passionately as what a U.S. president says about the Middle East peace process. Obama's statement that the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on pre-1967 lines is getting scrutinized.
May 13, 2011 The former senator was appointed to the post on President Obama's second full day in office. In recent months, his work has slowed considerably because of the upheaval in Arab countries.
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