Majd Al-Waheidi Majd Al-Waheidi is a digital editor for Morning Edition and Up First.
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Majd Al-Waheidi

Majd Al-Waheidi

Digital Editor, Morning Edition and Up First

Majd Al-Waheidi is a digital editor for Morning Edition and Up First, where she edits the daily newsletter and collaborates with hosts on weekly essays. She also sometimes edits interviews for Morning Edition's coverage of books.

Originally from Gaza and a native Arabic speaker, Al-Waheidi previously reported from Gaza for The New York Times and for Channel News Asia. She holds a master's degree in Arab Studies from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service.

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Palestinians look at their neighbor's damaged house following an Israeli strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. Fatima Shbair/AP hide caption

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Tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian activists take part in a National March to call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza on December 9, 2023, in London, United Kingdom. Mark Kerrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Why watermelons are a symbol of Palestinian solidarity

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Friday

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023, in Durham, N.H. Reba Saldanha/AP hide caption

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Maine bars Trump from primary ballot; an Israeli strike in Gaza kills at least 20

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A rocket is fired from inside the Gaza Strip towards Israel, as battles resumed between the Israeli forces and Hamas militants on Friday. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Up First briefing: Israel-Hamas truce collapses; DeSantis and Newsom debate takeaways

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Thursday

Nathan Thrall (center) and Abed Salama (right) at the Center for Brooklyn History on Oct. 4. Gili Getz hide caption

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A tale of two Jerusalems: From a bus crash to war in Gaza and Israel

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Monday

Gaza was in a near total blackout as Israel expanded its ground and air campaign

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Monday

The situation in Gaza from a doctor on the ground

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Libyan poet Mustafa al-Trabelsi, who warned of flood risks, died in Derna flood

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Tuesday

Black women recorded famous rock 'n' rolls songs but few remember their names

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Monday

Mahsa Amini peers out from a mural by Rodrigo Pradel that covers an entire building side in a Washington, D.C. alley. Amini's death in police custody in Iran last year led to protests and a revolutionary movement. Rodrigo Pradel hide caption

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Rodrigo Pradel

Thursday

The logo of news website BuzzFeed in 2014. The company announced it was undergoing a 15% reduction in force and ending its news division. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Nicole Chung shares her journey through grief, capitalism and forgiveness

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