Jenna Segal

About Jenna Segal

Jenna Segal is a Correspondent for the OWP, primarily focusing on topics from the Middle Eastern region. Jenna currently studies International Studies and Dance at the University of Michigan, and believes that peaceful solutions should start with a mutual understanding on the personal level.

U.S. Air Strikes Target Taliban Fighters Advancing On Key Afghan City

On Monday, October 12th, the United States launched airstrikes in the Helmand province of Afghanistan against Taliban fighters, reports Reuters. The strikes are especially shocking, as the United States had previously signed an agreement with the Taliban to withdraw troops this past February. Under this deal, both the United States […]

U.S. Set To Announce New Sanctions Tied To Iran Arms

As of Monday, September 21st, the United States has begun new sanctions against Iran’s defense ministry, according to Today World. These sanctions include nuclear, missile, and conventional arms within Iran, and affect all those involved in the industry. The administration claims the announcement supports the argument that all U.N sanctions […]

EU Condemns Execution Of Iranian Wrestler

On September 12th, the Iranian government executed wrestler Navid Afkari after a weeks-long international campaign rallying for his safety. Afkari was originally sentenced after being tied to the murder of Hasan Turkman, Iran’s former water and sewage department security agent. According to Iranian state media source Mizan, the murder was […]

Russia’s Lavrov Calls For Immediate Ceasefire In Libya

On Monday, Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov called for immediate ceasefire in Libya, saying that Moscow wanted a resolution to the conflict to be reached through open dialogue. Russia has previously supported the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Khalifa Haftar, which very recently rejected a call by the […]

Netanyahu Says Israel Preparing For Direct Flights To U.A.E. Over Saudi Arabia

On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reported that the state is in the early stages of preparing for direct flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The flights would pass directly over Saudi Arabia, which currently does not recognize Israel and thus does not allow Israeli aircraft in […]

Israel, Hamas Agree To Restore Calm Along Gaza Border

On Monday, August 31st, an agreement was formed between Israel and Islamist group Hamas, putting a stop to weeks of tension in the area. Under this new agreement, Hamas would no longer be launching incendiary balloons, and Israel would put a stop to an onslaught of airstrikes. Hamas, which is […]