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.

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

Prosecutors Seek To Ban Navalny's Group

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

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'