Daniel Estrin Daniel Estrin is NPR's international correspondent in Jerusalem.
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Daniel Estrin

Daniel Estrin
Daniel Estrin
Daniel Estrin

Daniel Estrin

International Correspondent, Jerusalem

Daniel Estrin is NPR's international correspondent in Jerusalem.

Since joining NPR in 2017, he has reported from Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. He has chronicled the Trump Administration's policies that have shaped the region, and told stories of everyday life for Israelis and Palestinians. He has also uncovered tales of ancient manuscripts, secret agents and forbidden travel.

He and his team were awarded an Edward R. Murrow award for a 2019 report challenging the U.S. military's account about its raid against ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Estrin has reported from the Middle East for over a decade, including seven years with the Associated Press. His reporting has taken him to Britain, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Jordan, Russia and Ukraine. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Republic, PRI's The World and other media.

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Iran Response To Scientist Killing Could Change Fate Of Nuclear Deal

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, shown here earlier this month, has reportedly visited Saudi Arabia. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Israeli Prime Minister Secretly Flew To Saudi Arabia, Israeli Media Reports

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Pompeo Attempts To Cement Trump's Legacy In Israel Ahead Of A Biden Presidency

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Pompeo's Latest Israel Trip Could Have Implications For Biden's Presidency

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Israel Rushes To Advance A New Settlement While President Trump Is Still In Office

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Much recent international media attention has been focused on the U.S. presidential elections, like this live news report showing on an outdoor screen in Hong Kong. Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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All Eyes On US

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Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat seen at a 2014 press conference at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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Longtime Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat Dies Of Complications From COVID-19

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World Leaders React To Biden's Presidential Win

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Latest From Israel: Controversial Village Demolition And Commentary On U.S. Election

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A Palestinian man collects his belongings after his structure was demolished by Israeli forces in the Jordan Valley in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Oct. 19. Palestinian groups say another hamlet was destroyed in the same area on Tuesday. Raneen Sawafta/Reuters hide caption

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A Lot Is Riding On The U.S. Election For Israelis, Palestinians

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A woman walks past a wrecked van near the northwestern Syrian village of Barisha. Local residents and medical staff told NPR that noncombatant civilians who were in the van were injured and killed last year the night of the U.S. raid on the compound of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The military says the men were combatants but found no weapons. Ibrahim Yasouf/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Says 2 Men Killed In Baghdadi Raid Were Combatants But Offers Little Evidence

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