Jennifer Hassan


London-based breaking-news reporter

Education: Brunel University in England, BA in English and creative writing; Walthamstow School for Girls, England

Jennifer Hassan is a London-based breaking-news reporter for the Foreign desk at The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2016, Jennifer honed her breaking-news skills as the U.K. social media editor at MailOnline.
Latest from Jennifer Hassan

Ukraine live briefing: War fuels record defense spending in Europe

In February, officials in Kyiv were making plans to attack Moscow — an effort Washington worked to head off, according to leaked documents.

April 24, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: China criticized for questioning sovereignty of ex-Soviet states

Lu Shaye, China's ambassador to Paris, falsely claimed that former Soviet Union states "don’t have actual status in international law."

April 23, 2023

King Charles coronation souvenirs: The most popular, elaborate, awkward

Official mugs and a teddy bear are among coronation memorabilia in high demand.

April 21, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Zelensky, Putin make dueling visits to troops; WSJ reporter’s appeal rejected

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited soldiers in Donetsk following a surprise visit to the Luhansk and Kherson regions by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

April 18, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Kremlin critic sentenced to 25 years; U.S. offers resources to investigate alleged Russian war crimes

A Russian court issued its harshest penalty yet to a critic of the Ukraine war. Leaked documents show Egypt backing away from plans to supply rockets to Russia.

April 17, 2023

Who is Vladimir Kara-Murza, the Putin critic sentenced to 25 years?

What to know about the Russian politician and historian who was sentenced to 25 years in prison after he criticized Russia's war on Ukraine.

April 17, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Chinese defense minister meets Putin in Moscow; Ukrainians still digging for survivors of Russian strike

Yevgeniy Prigozhin, who leads Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, shared a video on Telegram showing Ukrainian prisoners of war preparing to return home.

April 16, 2023

Coronation invitation calls Camilla ‘Queen.’ Her path there wasn’t easy.

King Charles III’s coronation invitation, which features the couple’s coats of arms, calls the king’s wife “Queen Camilla” for the first time.

April 5, 2023

Who is Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan DA whose probe led to a Trump indictment?

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is the prosecutor on the investigation into former president Donald Trump's role in hush-money payments to Stormy Daniels.

April 4, 2023

Train derails in Netherlands, killing 1 and injuring 30

The train, which was traveling from the city of Leiden to The Hague, derailed in the village of Voorschoten, officials said.

April 4, 2023