Arash Arabasadi is an award-winning multimedia journalist with a decade of experience shooting, producing, writing and editing. He has reported from conflicts in Iraq, Egypt, the Persian Gulf and Ukraine, as well as domestically in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, Maryland. Arash has also been a guest lecturer at Howard University, Hampton University, Georgetown University, and his alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife Ashley and their two dogs.
Opening arguments in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump begin this week in the Republican-controlled Senate. Democrats from the House of Representatives will present their case against the president with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presiding. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi goes to work.
Parts of Africa are under attack. Crop-wrecking insects ravaged Somalia and Ethiopia before recently migrating to Kenya. Authorities there now race to crush the invaders before they consume crops harming the nation’s food security.
Volcanoes can be among earth's deadliest natural phenomena, challenging researchers tasked with monitoring surface pressure and other conditions to, ultimately, save lives. VOA's Arash Arabasadi reports on one scientist who hikes off-the-grid to keep tabs on an active volcano in Ecuador.
Interpol has formally asked Lebanon to arrest a fugitive, after the former automobile executive fled from Japan where he was awaiting trial for alleged financial misconduct. Authorities charged him with pouring millions of his employer’s dollars into his own pockets. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi takes us on a mysterious ride currently fueled with more questions than answers.