Adam Elrashidi - Newsy

Adam Elrashidi

Headline Producer / Host

Adam Elrashidi is a News Producer and one of the first faces you'll see wherever you watch Newsy on demand. Every weekday morning, Adam brings you up to speed on the latest news and headlines from around the globe. Prior to joining Newsy, he was an award-winning showrunner for Al Jazeera English, where he produced stories on underreported topics. Adam hails from Minnesota (by way of Egypt), and reports out of Newsy's office in Washington, D.C.

  Recent Work
People and security forces gather at the site of a deadly bomb attack in an Iraqi market selling used clothes
Hadi Mizban / APWorld

Twin Suicide Attack In Baghdad Kills At Least 32

Former White House Adviser Steve Bannon
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / APPolitics

Ex-Trump Aide Steve Bannon Gets Last-Minute Pardon

Candidates for American citizenship recite the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony.
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Biden To Propose 8-year Path To Citizenship For Immigrants

Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power
Steven Senne / APPolitics

Pres.-elect Biden Taps Samantha Power To Lead USAID

President Trump
Brynn Anderson / APPolitics

President Trump Commits To Smooth Transition In New Video

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman walks alongside Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani
Saudi Royal Court / APWorld

Gulf States Lift Blockade Of Qatar

Customers speak with an Post Office employee in Los Angeles, California
Damian Dovarganes / APU.S.

U.S. Postal Service: Send Holiday Mail Early

Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler walks with colleague Sen. David Perdue
Evan Vucci / APPolitics

President Trump To Stump For Georgia's GOP Senators

A UPS delivery truck
Patrick Semansky / APBusiness

UPS Making Dry Ice To Help Ship COVID-19 Vaccine

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson
Gail Burton / APSports

NFL Reschedules Thanksgiving Day Game

The entrance to the parking lot at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Florida
John Raoux / APBusiness

Disney To Lay Off 32,000 Employees

A police officer watches a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Seattle, Washington
Ted S. Warren / APU.S.

Seattle To Cut Police Budget By 17%

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris
Carolyn Kaster / APPolitics

Biden Team To Meet With Trump Administration Agencies

Patrons sits outdoors for dinner separated by plastic dividers in Los Angeles, California
Damian Dovarganes / APSci/Health

Los Angeles County Bans Outdoor Dining

A Qantas Airbus A380
Matt Hartman / APBusiness

Qantas Airways To Require International Travelers Be Vaccinated

A patient receives a dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine candidate
University of Maryland School of Medicine / APSci/Health

CDC: COVID-19 Vaccine Might Not Sit Well Initially

A researcher at the Jenner Institute works on the coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca
John Cairns / Oxford University / APSci/Health

AstraZeneca: Vaccine Averaged 70% Effectiveness

Attorney Sidney Powell stands alongside members of the Trump campaign's legal team
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Trump Campaign Cuts Ties With Lawyer Sidney Powell

A canvas observer photographs provisional ballots as vote counting in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mary Altaffer / APPolitics

Judge Rejects Trump Campaign PA Election Lawsuit

Former U.S. President Barack Obama
Jeff Chiu / APU.S.

Former President Obama's New Memoir Breaks Record

Commuters wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk on a street in Tokyo, Japan
Koji Sasahara / APWorld

Japan Reports Record Cases Of COVID-19

An honor guard is formed at Defence Headquarters in Canberra, Australia
Australian Associated Press / APWorld

Report: Australian Troops Killed 39 Afghans In "Blooding" Practice

Pro-democracy protesters wears a mask and protective helmet outside Police headquarters during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand
WASON WANICHAKORN / APWorld

Pro-democracy Protesters In Bangkok Rally Outside Parliament

An army soldier inspects the scene of the rocket attack at the gate of al-Zawra public park in Baghdad, Iraq
Khalid Mohammed / APWorld

Rocket Attack On Baghdad's Green Zone Kills Child, Injures 5 Others

The logo of the World Health Organization
ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS / APSci/Health

WHO Investigating Coronavirus Outbreak At Headquarters

U.S. President Donald Trump
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Trump Team Soliciting Funds For Legal Fights

Jeffrey Toobin
CHARLES DHARAPAK / APU.S.

Jeffrey Toobin Fired By The New Yorker

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Pompeo: U.S. Will Have Smooth Transition To Next President

A Thanksgiving spread of food on a table
KATIE WORKMAN / APU.S.

Health Experts Advise Caution This Thanksgiving

Palestinians in the West Bank demolished village of Khirbet Humsah search through rubble
Twitter / @BtselemWorld

U.N.: Over 70 Palestinians Displaced After Israel Razes Bedouin Town