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.
They're baked, not fried, and already for sale at major convenience stores. They are crunchy and high in protein, vitamins and minerals, but for some people, none of that will be enough to overcome the idea of eating insects. VOA's Arash Arabasadi reports.
New research in the United Kingdom has added another reason to vaccinate kids. A measles infection can zap the immune system's 'memory' — putting people at risk all over again for diseases they already had, such as chickenpox. VOA's Arash Arabasadi looks at a lab where scientists made the discovery.
Days after a divided US House of Representatives formalized its impeachment inquiry – and likely weeks before even the start of public hearings – Democrats and Republicans wage a messaging war for the hearts and minds of the American public
Small island nations are among the most vulnerable to climate change. Many are fighting the effects of a warming planet but say they cannot succeed alone. VOA’s Arash Arabasadi heads to island waters for this story
The U.N. General Assembly designated Oct. 31 as World Cities Day. This year's theme focuses on innovations and better life for future generations. Part of that involves ranking cities on their livability. VOA's Arash Arabasadi looks at why Karachi, Pakistan, ranks near the bottom.