Political Reporter

Yasmeen Alamiri

Yasmeen Alamiri is a political reporter that has long covered foreign policy and politics out of the White House and State Department. Her work has been published domestically and internationally for a variety of publications. Yasmeen is a Virginia native and a graduate of James Madison University and American University.


The truth behind U.S. prisons and the money that fuels them Rare Politics The truth behind U.S. prisons and the money that fuels them Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 11:16am, October 12
Trump and the reality of illegal immigration in the United States Rare News Trump and the reality of illegal immigration in the United States Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 3:50pm, October 3
Why does it feel like Republicans and Democrats are our only two party choices? Rare News Why does it feel like Republicans and Democrats are our only two party choices? Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 12:09pm, September 27
More presidential debates? Here’s why they’re so important Rare News More presidential debates? Here’s why they’re so important Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 12:16pm, September 26
Michelle Obama gathers thousands to rally for Hillary Clinton Rare Politics Michelle Obama gathers thousands to rally for Hillary Clinton Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 6:18pm, September 16
Some experts suggest the only “yuge” thing about Trump’s economic policies would be their cost Rare News Some experts suggest the only “yuge” thing about Trump’s economic policies would be their cost Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 1:18pm, September 15
Only a few doctors remain in Syria’s Aleppo, where bombs have rained for years Rare Politics Only a few doctors remain in Syria’s Aleppo, where bombs have rained for years Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 3:38pm, September 13
Heart wrenching video taken by college students shows moment when planes hit the Twin Towers on 9/11 Rare News Heart wrenching video taken by college students shows moment when planes hit the Twin Towers on 9/11 Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 7:12am, September 11
Thousands gather to push for religious liberty in government Rare Politics Thousands gather to push for religious liberty in government Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 7:47pm, September 9
Are Syrian “safe zones” even safe? Rare News Are Syrian “safe zones” even safe? Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 1:21pm, September 1
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The 10,000th Syrian refugee in less than a year arrived in the United States today Rare News The 10,000th Syrian refugee in less than a year arrived in the United States today Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 1:53pm, August 29
For some countries, the Olympics are a bright spot during dark days Rare News For some countries, the Olympics are a bright spot during dark days Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 1:18pm, August 18
Seeking Solutions | This is the key to stopping the heroin crisis that’s happening across America Across the U.S.A. Seeking Solutions | This is the key to stopping the heroin crisis that’s happening across America Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 4:42pm, August 12
Finding success | Needle programs take aim at heroin crisis as it spreads from inner cities to suburbs Across the U.S.A. Finding success | Needle programs take aim at heroin crisis as it spreads from inner cities to suburbs Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 4:06pm, August 12
The Crisis in Baltimore | How heroin and opioids have turned “Charm City” into the heroin capital of America Across the U.S.A. The Crisis in Baltimore | How heroin and opioids have turned “Charm City” into the heroin capital of America Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 1:53pm, August 12
A mother’s love | There are two types of families crippled by the heroin epidemic: those coping with addicted children, and those who have buried children because of it Across the U.S.A. A mother’s love | There are two types of families crippled by the heroin epidemic: those coping with addicted children, and those who have buried children because of it Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 10:58am, August 12
Behind the Badge | Ride along with this officer as he witnesses the heroin epidemic firsthand Across the U.S.A. Behind the Badge | Ride along with this officer as he witnesses the heroin epidemic firsthand Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 5:41pm, August 9
The crisis in New Hampshire | Heroin epidemic steals spotlight from politics as usual Across the U.S.A. The crisis in New Hampshire | Heroin epidemic steals spotlight from politics as usual Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 5:37pm, August 9
Everyone’s Addiction | As the heroin crisis grows, doctors prescribe enough painkillers for every person to have a bottle Across the U.S.A. Everyone’s Addiction | As the heroin crisis grows, doctors prescribe enough painkillers for every person to have a bottle Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 12:46pm, August 9
Heroin in America| Series Overview Across the U.S.A. Heroin in America| Series Overview Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 5:43pm, August 8
An epic, Rocky-style showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in Philadelphia Rare Politics An epic, Rocky-style showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in Philadelphia Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 7:34pm, July 28
One look around the DNC floor shows the major difference between this convention and the RNC Rare Politics One look around the DNC floor shows the major difference between this convention and the RNC Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 5:10pm, July 27
Once a proud Trump supporter, dad of Freedom Kids girl has changed his tune Rare Politics Once a proud Trump supporter, dad of Freedom Kids girl has changed his tune Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 5:02pm, July 27
One state is beaming with pride at the DNC in Philadelphia Rare Politics One state is beaming with pride at the DNC in Philadelphia Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 11:27am, July 27
The streets of Philadelphia have become whimsical runways for the DNC’s creative fashion statements Rare Politics The streets of Philadelphia have become whimsical runways for the DNC’s creative fashion statements Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 10:19pm, July 26
Vermin Supreme weighs in on the DNC Rare Politics Vermin Supreme weighs in on the DNC Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 11:12pm, July 25
Hundreds are still feeling the Bern despite the Democratic Party’s nominee Rare Politics Hundreds are still feeling the Bern despite the Democratic Party’s nominee Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 8:56pm, July 25
Law enforcement presence at RNC and DNC couldn’t be more different Rare Politics Law enforcement presence at RNC and DNC couldn’t be more different Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 7:54pm, July 25
Bikers for Trump ride into Cleveland to support the Republican presidential nominee Rare Politics Bikers for Trump ride into Cleveland to support the Republican presidential nominee Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 9:15am, July 22
Judging by these delegates’ comments, GOP unity is a long way away Rare News Judging by these delegates’ comments, GOP unity is a long way away Yasmeen Alamiri, Political Reporter 6:59pm, July 21