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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Monday

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken walks by U.S. and Israeli flags upon arrival to Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv. Jacquelyn Martin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Blinken's Israel visit comes during heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions

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Saturday

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces following an army raid in the West Bank city of Jenin on Thursday. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Here's what is driving the latest spiral of Israeli-Palestinian violence

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Antony Blinken is on a trip to the Middle East amidst a spate of violence

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Israeli security forces and emergency service personnel gather at a cordoned-off area in Jerusalem's predominantly Arab neighborhood of Silwan, where police say an assailant shot and wounded two people on Saturday. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

Jerusalem synagogue attacked as violence intensifies in Israeli-occupied West Bank

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Israeli emergency service personnel and security forces stand near a covered body at the site of a reported attack in Jerusalem on Friday. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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At least 7 people killed in a Jerusalem synagogue shooting

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Thursday

An Israeli military raid on a Palestinian refugee camp left 9 people dead

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Palestinian rescuers inspect the site of a damaged building following an Israeli forces raid in the West Bank city of Jenin, Thursday. Israeli forces killed at least nine Palestinians and wounded several others during the raid, Palestinian health officials said. The Israeli military said it was conducting an operation to arrest suspected militants when a gun battle erupted. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Palestinians say 9 killed in the West Bank, the deadliest Israeli raid there in years

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Protesters in Israel criticize the judicial overhaul planned by the new government

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Saturday

Israelis are protesting against the Netanyahu government's proposals to weaken the judiciary

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Wednesday

Itamar Ben-Gvir, the minister of national security in Israel's new government, attends the weekly cabinet meeting on Tuesday in Jerusalem. Atef Safadi/AP hide caption

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An Israeli far-right leader's Al-Aqsa visit sparks outrage and calls for U.N. meeting

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