Victoria Bisset


Breaking news, international news

Education: Cambridge University; SOAS University of London

Victoria Bisset is a breaking-news reporter for The Washington Post's London Hub, covering the most urgent and consequential stories as they unfold on the European day. Bisset spent six years covering global news and Arabic-language media with the BBC. She graduated from University of Cambridge with a degree in Asian and Middle Eastern studies and is completing a master’s degree focusing on South Asia at SOAS University of London.
Latest from Victoria Bisset

Iran accuses Israel of deadly Syria strike

Most of the missiles fired at al-Assad Air Base in Iraq were intercepted by air defenses, while others landed on the base, according to U.S. officials.

January 21, 2024

U.S. launches more strikes on Houthis; communications restored in Gaza after week-long outage

U.S. strikes in Yemen Friday targeted “Houthi missile launchers that were ready to launch attacks,” National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters.

January 19, 2024

    What to know about the true story behind Netflix’s ‘American Nightmare’

    Police accused Denise Huskins and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn of staging her abduction — until her kidnapper was caught. Now a new Netflix docuseries is telling their story.

    January 18, 2024

    Biden administration to put Houthis back on global terrorist list

    The U.S. will relist the Yemen-based Houthis as a specially designated global terrorist group for its Red Sea attacks but said the decision could be revisited.

    January 17, 2024

    New U.S. strike on Houthi site as Gaza internet blackout continues

    The strike early Saturday comes after a U.S.- and U.K.-led coalition launched a wave of attacks on Houthi militants in Yemen, and as Houthis vow retaliation.

    January 14, 2024

    U.S. carries out new strike on Houthi radar site; Israel speaks at ICJ

    The Iran-backed Houthi militants said U.S.- and U.K.-led strikes in Yemen will “not go unpunished,” as Israel begins its defense at the International Court of Justice.

    January 12, 2024

    U.S., British forces strike Houthi targets in Yemen; Houthi official warns of ‘dire consequences’

    U.S. military forces struck Houthi targets in Yemen Thursday in a bid to stem the militant group’s attacks on commercial vessels in the Red Sea.

    January 11, 2024

      How to prepare your home for extreme cold, and stay warm in a power outage

      As winter storms hit parts of the country, here’s how to stay warm and safe, including if your home is hit by a power outage.

      January 10, 2024

      Blinken meets with Turkish and Greek leaders to avoid regional escalation

      Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Istanbul and Chania, Greece, to speak with the Turkish and Greek leaders about Middle Eastern war.

      January 7, 2024

      Blinken heads to Middle East amid fears of Israel-Gaza war’s spread

      The trip comes after a U.S. strike that killed an Iran-linked militia commander in Iraq and the suspected Israeli killing of a Hamas leader in Lebanon.

      January 5, 2024