Diaa Hadid Diaa Hadid chiefly covers Pakistan and Afghanistan for NPR News. She is based in NPR's bureau in Islamabad.
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3 Afghan Journalists Are Shot To Death In A Spate Of Targeted Killings

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Polio vaccinator Zeenat Parveen, holding the clipboard, and a volunteer go door-to-door to reach children in Rawalpindi, a city near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Pakistan's Polio Playbook Has Lessons For Its COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

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Pakistan's Polio Fight Provides Structure — And Concern — For COVID Vaccination

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The Khaliq Dina Hall and Library building in Karachi, Pakistan, has been converted into a COVID-19 vaccination center. Akhtar Soomro/Reuters hide caption

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Pakistan's Vaccine Worries: Rich People And Conspiracy Theorists

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Wall Street Journal newspaper reporter Daniel Pearl was killed by Islamic militants in Pakistan in 2002. A video of his interrogation and death was sent to the U.S. Consulate in Karachi and posted on the Internet. Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistanis Won't Get To Watch Their Country's Oscar Submission

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Shaista sits in her tiny home on the outskirts of Kabul. Her youngest, a 3-year-old girl, sits on her lap; some of her other seven children sit beside her. Behind them, she is boiling a pot of water on the wood-burning stove. But she's told the children it is dinner, and she tells them, "just wait for your father." Then she hopes they'll fall asleep, because there's no food to give them. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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'I Cry At Night': Afghan Mothers Struggle To Feed Their Children In The Pandemic

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Examining COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Around The World

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U.N. Estimates Many In Afghanistan Are Suffering From Hunger

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Afghan women look at the skyline of Kabul in September. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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'Our Houses Are Not Safe': Residents Fear Taliban In Afghanistan's Capital

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With U.S. Withdrawing Troops, Afghan Government Struggles To Maintain Control

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People In The Afghan Capital Kabul Are Uneasy About U.S. Troop Drawdown

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A view at the scene where Deputy Governor of Kabul Mahbubullah Muhibbi was killed in a bomb blast, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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