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.
Typically busy streets around the world look like scenes from post-apocalyptic movies. The coronavirus pandemic has left most people at home, while authorities take advantage to wage war on the virus… one block at a time. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi has more.
Without snow falling from the sky, ski-resort owners in France watched profits melt away. But one resort devised a plan to make tourists flock. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi takes a look at some ferocious creatures keeping business alive.
Scientists are calling on UNESCO ((United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)) to declare a unique coral reef system off the Egyptian coast a Marine World Heritage Site. So far, the location has resisted the effects of climate change bleaching coral reefs around the world. But as VOA’s Arash Arabasadi reports, experts say visitors are now threatening the reef’s existence.