Adela Suliman

London, U.K.

Reporter focusing on breaking U.S. and world news.

Education: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, LLB Law; Columbia University, MS in Journalism

Adela Suliman is a breaking-news reporter in The Washington Post's London hub, covering news as it unfolds in the United States and around the globe during overnight and early morning hours in Washington. Previously, she has worked for NBC News, Al Jazeera English, Reuters and the Thomson Reuters Foundation and The Associated Press. She is a graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, with a degree in Law, and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. Before pivoting to journalism, she spent four years as an international corporate litigator in London
Latest from Adela Suliman

Morocco fans celebrate across Europe after historic World Cup advance

Arab and African fans danced in European cities as Morocco became the first Arab soccer team to reach the World Cup quarterfinals.

December 7, 2022

Margaret Atwood, Stephen King rally around new author after no-shows at signing

“We’ve all been there,” best-selling novelists told debut author Chelsea Banning after her book signing attracted only two people.

December 7, 2022

Strep A: What to know about the usually mild infection leading to children’s deaths

Symptoms of Strep A are usually mild, though an invasive form of the bacterial infection called iGAS has led to deaths of young children in Britain.

December 6, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Russian defense minister meets with Belarusian president; Kremlin decries price cap on oil

Moscow has denounced a price cap on Russian oil agreed by Western nations as "dangerous." The Biden administration has called the cap “welcome news.”

December 3, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: E.U. agrees to $60 price cap on Russian oil; Scholz speaks with Putin

Up to 13,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed in the war, a presidential adviser said. President Biden said he has no plans to meet Vladimir Putin until Russia signals an intention to end the war.

December 2, 2022

Edward Snowden swears allegiance to Russia and receives passport, lawyer says

Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor, is still wanted by the United States on espionage charges.

December 2, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Shelling leaves Kherson dark; Biden and Macron condemn Russia

The U.S. Army has signed a new contract worth up to $1.2 billion with Raytheon to send air defense missile systems to Ukraine.

December 1, 2022

Jay Leno leaves hospital after treatment for severe burns

The comedian suffered burn injuries after a car fire at his garage. He will spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, the hospital said.

November 22, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Russia to get more Iranian-developed drones, officials say; first train from Kyiv arrives in Kherson

Meanwhile, power outages plague Ukrainians and Rishi Sunak pledges $59 million for Ukraine during his first visit as prime minister.

November 19, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Kyiv braces for emergency blackouts; Ukraine says missile parts could have entered Poland amid chaos

The Swedish investigation also found “traces of explosives on several of the foreign objects that were found” at the site of the blasts.

November 18, 2022