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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Cars whiz past the Marina District of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

UAE to free American jailed over parody video

An American imprisoned in Dubai for posting a parody video about youth culture in emirate will be released this week, a family spokeswoman confirmed. Published January 7, 2014

Dan Mori, player of Vitesse, training at National Sports Centre Papendal. (Wikimedia Commons)

Dutch soccer team Vitesse heads to UAE without Israeli defender

The premier Dutch soccer team Vitesse left for training in the United Arab Emirates this month without its best defender, an Israeli, who was banned from entering the country by UAE authorities just 24 hours before the team was supposed to arrive. Published January 6, 2014

**FILE** Morrissey (Associated Press)

Singer Morrissey compares meat-eaters to Nazis, pedophiles

Eating meat is like supporting the Nazis, former Smiths frontman Morrissey said on Thursday, arguing that the killing of animals in slaughterhouses is similar to the killing of Jews in gas chambers. Published January 5, 2014

Aaron Paul greets fans at AMC's "Breaking Bad" premiere and after party on July 14, 2012 in San Diego. (John Shearer/Invision for AMC/Associated Press)

'Breaking Bad' creator laments Jesse Pinkman's pearly whites

Creator of the hit AMC series "Breaking Bad," which won 10 Primetime Emmy awards in its five seasons, has revealed one tiny regret about the popular series that concluded last year: Jesse Pinkman's pearly whites. Published January 2, 2014