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

Ukraine live briefing: At least 2 dead in strikes on Kyiv; Russian military airfield attacked, officials say

The strikes in Kyiv came after a slew of drone attacks targeted at least six Russian regions, officials there said.

August 30, 2023

Spain’s soccer chief could be ousted after kiss sparks boycott. Here’s what to know.

The head of Spain’s soccer federation, Luis Rubiales, kissed player Jenni Hermoso on the lips after Spain’s victory in the women’s World Cup. She says it wasn’t consensual.

August 29, 2023

What we know about the Russian plane crash that killed Prigozhin

Yevgeniy Prigozhin and Dmitry Utkin, his deputy in the Wagner mercenary group, were on the flight that crashed, killing all 10 on board.

August 27, 2023

After GOP debate, Oliver Anthony says politicians ‘weaponized’ his song

Oliver Anthony called it funny that “Rich Men North of Richmond” was played at the first Republican presidential debate, given that the song targets politicians.

August 26, 2023

Monster hunters descend on Scotland for biggest Loch Ness search in 50 years

These monster hunters have drones and a hydrophone. They’re not just people “with binoculars and a tub of sandwiches,” an organizer says.

August 26, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Russia calls Prigozhin assassination claims ‘lies’ as investigations continue

The Kremlin dismissed speculation that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the killing of Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeniy Prigozhin.

August 25, 2023

Russia says Luna-25 spacecraft crashed into the moon’s surface

Russia’s space agency said Sunday that its Luna-25 spacecraft — its first lunar mission in almost half a century — crashed into the moon.

August 20, 2023

Georgia teacher fired after reading book on gender to fifth-grade class

Katie Rinderle read the book “My Shadow is Purple” to her students. The Cobb County school district accused her of violating their policies on controversial issues.

August 19, 2023

Maui emergency chief quits amid criticism for not deploying siren alerts

Herman Andaya, Maui’s emergency chief, resigned a day after defending his decision not to deploy public siren systems as wildfires raged across the Hawaiian island.

August 18, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Kyiv says F-16s won’t be used this year; U.S. condemns Russian attacks on granaries

Ukrainian officials said they do not expect to be able to deploy U.S.-built F-16 fighter jets before the end of the year.

August 17, 2023