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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Israel moves ahead with settlements in sensitive locations surrounding Jerusalem

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Palestinians And Israelis Are Captivated By Militants' Escape From Israeli Jail

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A photo of the al-Asqa Martyrs Brigades combatants, who were led by Palestinian Nasser Jumaa during the Second Intifada. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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How The Events Of 9/11 Still Affect The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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The Kabul Attack Took Attention Away From Biden And New Israeli Leader's Meeting

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The logo of NSO Group displayed on a building where the Israeli cybersecurity company previously had offices, in Herzliya, Israel, in 2016. Daniella Cheslow/AP hide caption

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What To Know About The Spying Scandal Linked To Israeli Tech Firm NSO

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett attends a Cabinet meeting Aug. 1 in Jerusalem. Abir Sultan/Pool Photo via AP hide caption

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Israel's New Leader Wants A Fresh Start With America. That Will Be Tough

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Philosopher Micah Goodman Is An Unofficial Counsel To Israel's Prime Minister

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Medics in Jerusalem transfer a COVID-19 patient to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem. Many hospitals in Israel are at full capacity following a sharp increase in coronavirus infections. Menahem Kahana/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Highly Vaccinated Israel Is Seeing A Dramatic Surge In New COVID Cases. Here's Why

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A Look At The Gaza Strip, 2 Months After A Devastating 11-Day War With Israel

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Israel's NSO Group has denied media reports its Pegasus software is linked to the mass surveillance of journalists and rights defenders, but suspended service to some governments following the reports. Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What The Delta Variant And Vaccinations Look Like In Brazil, South Africa And Israel

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Street Violence Between Israeli Jews And Arabs Has Calmed, But The Scars Remain

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