NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Hani Almadhoun, director of philanthropy at UNRWA USA, about a soup kitchen his brother recently opened in northern Gaza, where hunger is widespread.
The vice president seeks to reach a cease-fire deal to allow the flow of more aid into Gaza and to discuss the region's future. Gantz's trip to Washington has upset Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.
The U.S. military on Saturday began dropping food over the war-torn enclave. Costly and inefficient, delivering humanitarian aid by air is no substitute for delivering it by land, aid groups say.
Gaza's borders are tightly controlled and most Palestinians cannot escape the war. Those who can afford it are managing to cross into Egypt by paying thousands of dollars.
The Belize-flagged Rubymar was the first vessel to be fully destroyed as part of the rebels' campaign over Israel's war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Alexei Navalny was buried in Moscow on Friday. NPR's Scott Simon asks Russia expert Nina Khrushcheva how the opposition leader's legacy might continue to influence Russian politics.
China is purging the senior ranks of its financial sector as the central government attempts to stabilize a shaky economy.
Iran, on Friday, held the first parliamentary election since 2022's nationwide protests against the government.
A leaked document offers a window into the motivations and concerns of party leaders as they seek to deepen ties with the U.S.
NPR flew along as the Jordanian air force dropped pallets of boxes of much-needed aid attached to parachutes into the Gaza Strip.