Claire Parker

Washington, D.C.

Assistant editor

Education: Harvard University, BA in social studies with a minor in Middle Eastern studies and an Arabic language citation

Claire Parker edits the Today's WorldView newsletter and reports on foreign affairs for The Washington Post. She was previously a freelance journalist in Tunisia, an Overseas Press Club Foundation fellow with the Associated Press in Paris and an intern on The Post's Foreign desk in 2019.
Latest from Claire Parker

Return to Iran nuclear deal remains an elusive prospect

If talks in Vienna lead nowhere, U.S. diplomats have suggested they would consider other options.

December 6, 2021

Denmark sees ‘concerning’ jump in omicron cases — a warning sign for Europe

The country is a leader in the sequencing of variants, acting as an early warning system for the continent. Omicron cases in Denmark rose from 18 on Friday to 183 on Sunday.

December 5, 2021

Rare Einstein manuscript that ‘almost miraculously’ survived sold for more than $13 million in Paris auction

The 54-page handwritten document contains preparatory work for the Nobel Prize-winning scientist's theory of relativity.

November 23, 2021

Two missionaries kidnapped in Haiti are ‘safe, in good spirits’ after release, U.S. aid group says

The group, which included 16 Americans and a Canadian, was seized while returning from a visit to an orphanage on Oct. 16.

November 21, 2021

Major flooding in Canada leads to widespread supply chain disruptions

Severe flooding in western Canada submerged highways and railroad tracks, causing catastrophic damage to local infrastructure and disrupting the flow of essential goods.

November 19, 2021

Pfizer seeks FDA approval for covid-19 pill regimen, strikes global manufacturing deal

Pfizer says it could give more than half of the world’s population access to the covid-19 treatment.

November 17, 2021

Biden administration to buy Pfizer antiviral pills for 10 million people, hoping to transform pandemic

Officials see Pfizer’s pill, and another by Merck, as potential game-changers to tame the pandemic.

November 16, 2021

Countries around the world are debating coronavirus booster shots. Here’s where they’ve been approved.

Here are some of the countries administering booster shots, and some of the places that have been left behind.

November 16, 2021

Pfizer to share license for covid-19 pill, potentially opening up treatment to millions in low-income nations

The deal could open up access to the anti-viral pill to more than half of the world’s population.

November 16, 2021

Floods caused by an ‘atmospheric river’ trap people on highways, prompt evacuations in British Columbia

An Environment Canada meteorologist said the amount of rainfall over the past 24 to 36 hours in some locations has exceeded some monthly totals for November — typically the wettest month.

November 15, 2021