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
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

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

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a hearing.
Abir Sultan / APWorld

Israeli Prime Minister Is Back In Court

A passenger, center, is helped to climb out of a derailed train in Hualien County in eastern Taiwan. / APWorld

Train Crash In Taiwan Kills At Least 51

Former Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks against new proposed voting restrictions at the Texas Capitol
Acacia Coronado / APPolitics

Texas Senate Approves Voting Restrictions

A bin of used syringes inside a trailer during a mass vaccination event.
Gerald Herbert / APSci/Health

World Leaders Call For Pandemic Treaty

Anti-coup protesters use garbage to block a road as a form of "silent protest" in Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Protesters Hold "Garbage Strike"

A member of a World Health Organization team is seen wearing protective gear during a field visit in n Wuhan, China.

AP: W.H.O. To Release Virus Report Soon

Excavation work in an atempt to free the cargo ship MV Ever Given that is stuck in the Suez Canal.
Maxar Technologies / APWorld

Stuck Cargo Ship in Egypt's Suez Canal 'Partially Refloated'

A nurse prepares to administer a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Frank Augstein / APSci/Health

AstraZeneca Says Vaccine Now 76% Effective

A pharmacist prepares a syringe from a vial of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.
Virginia Mayo / APSci/Health

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Shot Raises Concerns

President Joe Biden sits in the Oval Office of the White House.
Andrew Harnik / APWorld

"Quad" Leaders Meeting To Discuss China

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan.
Hiro Komae / APWorld

Japan Marks 10 Years Since Fukushima

Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives for an open air Mass at a stadium in Irbil, Iraq.
Hadi Mizban / APWorld

Pope Francis Ends Epic Tour Of Iraq

Prince Harry, from left, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in conversation with Oprah Winfrey.
Joe Pugliese / Harpo Productions / APWorld

Prince Harry, Meghan Chat With Oprah

Anti-coup protesters run as one of them discharges a fire extinguisher to counter the impact of tear gas fired by police.

Police Kill At Least 6 Anti-Coup Protesters In Myanmar

President Joe Biden speaks with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner as first lady Jill Biden speaks with Rep. Sylvia Garcia.
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Pres. Biden Visits Texas To Survey Weather Damage, Promote Vaccination

A roadside SIM card vendor takes a mugshot of a customer in New Delhi, India
Altaf Qadri / APWorld

India Unveils New Online Regulations

Vials of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.
Johnson & Johnson / APSci/Health

FDA Endorses Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines distributed by the COVAX Facility arriving at the airport in Accra, Ghana
Francis Kokoroko / UNICEF / APWorld

COVAX Vaccine Shipment Arrives In Ghana

A GameStop storefront in New York City, New York
John Minchillo / APBusiness

House Lawmakers Dive Into 'GameStonks'