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
Housing activists erect a sign in Swampscott, Massachusetts
Michael Dwyer / APPolitics

Court Rejects Bid To End Moratorium On Evictions

Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,
Martial Trezzini / Keystone / APU.S.

U.N. Says World Must Confront Legacy Of Racism

U.S. President Joe Biden
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Pres. Biden Announces 'Zero-Tolerance' Gun Violence Policy

A We're Hiring sign at a Publix supermarket in Richmond, Virginia
Steve Helber / APU.S.

Report Says U.S. Jobless Claims Rise To 412,000

People walk by posters to promote the Olympic Games.
Koji Sasahara / APSci/Health

Japan To Ease COVID-19 State Of Emergency Ahead Of Olympic Games

Palestinians mourn a 15-year-old boy killed by Israeli soldiers during protests in the occupied West Bank
Nasser Nasser / APWorld

Palestinians Mourn Teenager Killed By Israeli Forces

President Joe Biden meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a NATO
Stephanie Lecocq / APPolitics

Biden To Reaffirm U.S. Commitment To NATO

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny looks at photographers
Alexander Zemlianichenko / APWorld

Prosecutors Seek To Ban Navalny's Group

Cicadas
Carolyn Kaster / APSci/Health

Cicadas Delay Reporters' Flight From D.C. To U.K.

Tourists sunbathe on the beach at the Spanish Balearic Island of Mallorca, Spain, Monday, June 7, 2021.
Francisco Ubilla / APSci/Health

EU Lawmakers Endorse COVID Travel Certificate

Afghan security personnel leave the scene of a roadside bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Rahmat Gul / APU.S.

Report Raises Concerns About Troop Withdrawal

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in Mexico City, Mexico
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

VP Kamala Harris Ends Diplomatic Trip With Stop In Mexico

A customer walks behind a sign at a Nordstrom store seeking employees in Coral Gables, Florida
Marta Lavandier / APU.S.

U.S. Jobless Claim Fall Below 400,000

A woman wearing a protective mask rides past a a banner for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan
Eugene Hoshiko / APSports

Asahi Shimbun: Cancel The Tokyo Olympics

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko addresses the Parliament in Minsk, Belarus.
ergei Shelega / BelTA / APWorld

Belarus' Lukashenko Fires Back At Critics

Rescuers work by the wreckage of a cable car after it collapsed in northern Italy.
Italian Vigili del Fuoco Firefighters / APWorld

3 Arrested In Deadly Cable Car Crash In Italy

Sasha Johnson, center, of the Black Lives Matter movement attends a protest at Hyde Park in London.
Alberto Pezzali / APU.S.

British Black Lives Matter Activist In Critical Condition

Israeli police clear Palestinians from the plaza at al-Aqsa mosque complex in Jerusalem.
Mahmoud Illean / APWorld

Israeli Police Forcibly Clear Al Aqsa

House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

House GOP Set To Depose Rep. Cheney

Horse trainer Bob Baffert holds up the winner's trophy at the 147th Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky
Jeff Roberson / APSports

Kentucky Derby Winner Fails Drug Test, Trainer Suspended

Rescue personnel retrieve bodies from the scene of an accident where subway cars fell  in southern Mexico City.
Marco Ugarte / APWorld

Metro Collapses In Mexico City, Killing 23

The Ever Given cargo ship is seen in Egypt's Great Bitter Lake
Mohamed Elshahed / APWorld

Ever Given's Owner Seeks Help Paying For Damages

A Long March 5B rocket carrying a module for a Chinese space station lifts off.
Jin Liwang / Xinhua / APSci/Health

China Puts Space Station Module Into Orbit

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a migrant laborer to test for COVID-19 at a bus station in Jammu, India.
Channi Anand / APSci/Health

India Reaches Over 200,000 Dead From COVID-19

Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger leaves court for jail following her sentencing.
Tom Fox / The Dallas Morning News / APU.S.

Court To Consider Appeal For Former Dallas Police Officer

Clouds of dark smoke hang above the city of Cape Town, South Africa.
Nardus Engelbrecht / APWorld

Wildfires Damage University Of Cape Town

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a woman to test for COVID-19
Mahesh Kumar A. / APSci/Health

New Delhi Goes Into Lockdown Amid Surge

A woman receives the first dose of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine
APSci/Health

W.H.O. Says Virus Cases Rising At 'Worrying' Rate

A firefighter prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
Matt Rourke / APSci/Health

U.S. To Deliver Fewer Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Next Week

State Department spokesman Ned Price
Carolyn Kaster / APWorld

U.S., Iran To Begin Indirect Talks In Vienna