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Laura Kelly

Laura Kelly is a Washington D.C.-based journalist who has reported from around the world on a number of issues including war and conflict, humanitarian crises, diplomacy, religion and culture. She is the national and health reporter for the Washington Times and was previously the editor of the Jerusalem Post Magazine in Jerusalem, Israel. 


Notable stories have covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the war against ISIS; refugees from around the Middle East; Kurdish rights; and the cholera crisis in Yemen. She is a graduate of Fordham University in the Bronx, New York. 


Selected publications

Laura Kelly MECRA
  • Seth J. Frantzman

• Interview with Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud,' March 3, 2018

• Interview with director Fares Fayyad about 'Last Men in Aleppo,' February 27, 2018

• Red Cross official confident U.S. will remain top donor under Trump


• U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit sheds light on ‘disappeared’ Syrians


• War-torn Yemen now struggles with world’s worst — and worsening — cholera crisis


• There’s still no justice for Yazidi genocide victims, human rights activists say


• Yazidi boy’s rescue, reunion with family a bright spot amid humanitarian crisis in Mosul


• Baghdad moves ahead on documenting Islamic State war crimes


• Iraqi ambassador: Justice for ISIS survivors among greatest challenges for recovering country


• House votes to puts State Dept. on notice: Reject Turkish arms deal

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