Author: Jessie Owen Payne
Jessie Owen Payne is the Media Director of The Philos Project. Jessie graduated from Bob Jones University in 2008 with a BA in Radio and Television Broadcasting and a minor in Public Relations Journalism. She interned with Entercom Communications while in college, did freelance writing for The Greenville News in South Carolina, and worked as a staff reporter and editor for The Springville Journal and, later, The Sun News outside Buffalo, NY. Jessie’s passions include fashion, photography and travel. She currently lives with her husband Drew and two children, Logan and Ashtyn, in Greenville, S.C.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, March 25, 2017
The Islamic State claims responsibility for the London attack and a Baghdad bombing, and the Senate proposes new sanctions against Iran.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, March 18, 2017
Amal Clooney asks the U.N. to investigate Islamic State atrocities in Iraq, and the Syrian civil war enters its seventh year. These stories and more.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, March 11, 2017
President Donald Trump signs a new executive order limiting travel to the U.S., and Israel bans BDS supporters from the country. These stories and more.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, March 4, 2017
A Syrian documentary and an Iranian drama win Academy Awards, and victories are claimed in Mosul and Palmyra. These stories and more.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, February 25, 2017
This week, the headlines in our Middle East Roundup take you from Turkey to Saudi Arabia and everywhere in between. Catch up on the latest news now.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, February 18, 2017
The president declines to endorse a two-state solution, the Syrian government is accused of using chemical warfare, and Hamas names a new leader.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, February 11, 2017
A circuit court upholds a restraining order blocking the president’s immigration order, and Israel passes a controversial settlements law. This and more.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, February 4, 2017
A U.S. commando is killed in a mission in Yemen, and Iran bans American athletes from international event in retaliation for Donald Trump’s executive order.
10 Things To Know About Trump’s Refugee OrderMonday, January 30, 2017
Here are the facts that you need to know about President Donald Trump’s new and very controversial executive order limiting immigration to the United States.
Mideast Weekly RoundupSaturday, January 28, 2017
Catch up on the news out of the Middle East – including the Trump Administration’s response to Obama’s $221 million payment to Palestine.