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

Real-life ‘Morning Show’ meltdown grips Britain with sex, lies and betrayal

Star TV host Phillip Schofield admitted to an affair with a younger colleague, causing outrage and sparking a rift with ITV co-star Holly Willoughby.

May 30, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Kyiv readies for counteroffensive as commander vows to ‘take back what’s ours’

The recent warm, dry weather in southern Ukraine has raised expectations that the spring counteroffensive could begin soon — or may already quietly be underway.

May 27, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Russian missile strike wrecks Dnipro hospital, Zelensky says; Kyiv faces barrage

A Russian missile strike hit a hospital in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro Friday, President Zelensky said. At least two people were killed and 23 injured.

May 26, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: European coalition to train Ukraine on F-16s, Pentagon says

Yevgeniy Prigozhin said his Wagner forces would be replaced by Russian troops in Bakhmut. The F-16 is not a “magic weapon,” Gen. Mark A. Milley told reporters.

May 25, 2023

Why Buckingham Palace won’t return a ‘stolen’ Ethiopian prince’s remains

Ethiopian Prince Dejatch Alemayehu, a ward of Queen Victoria's, was buried at Windsor Castle after he died at 18. His descendants now want his remains back.

May 23, 2023

‘Betrayed and let down’: Syrians angry as Assad is welcomed back to Arab fold

President Bashar al-Assad was welcomed back to the Arab League on Friday, “as if the past 12 years of suffering and bloodshed never occurred,” one Syrian said.

May 20, 2023

Why a Starbucks ad on trans rights sparked joy and fury in India

Critics accused Starbucks of importing "woke" Western ideologies to India, but the country has a long history with transgender rights.

May 20, 2023

‘Astonishing’ 3D scans reveal Titanic shipwreck in extraordinary new detail

The 3D scan images by British mapping company Magellan reveal the Titanic in unprecedented clarity. The ship sank in 1912 and still grips the public imagination.

May 18, 2023

Philadelphia Inquirer hit by apparent cyberattack amid election coverage

The abnormal online activity came days before Philadelphia’s mayoral primary and during a busy stretch of news, causing chaos, staffers said.

May 17, 2023

Martha Stewart’s swimsuit cover broke the internet. Did it break barriers?

Stewart, 81, is the oldest woman to appear on Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue cover. Some say its efforts at representation still send a narrow message.

May 16, 2023