One vacationer even had a mystery liquid labeled "fuel" poured over him by a guy with a crudely drawn-on beard and an improvised headdress.
While photographing refugee camps along the Syrian-Turkish border, Olivia Kortas spent time with the children who were forced to flee their hometown of Kobane.
"Before calling myself a political artist, I have to honor my obligation as a human."
Every time government officials make noise about how the Islamic State is threatening a series of deadly attacks on American soil, it only adds to that group's notoriety.
Exploring why more and more porn studios have started to make films featuring the headscarf.
In February, Khamis Gewargis Khamis left his wife and kids to fight for the Assyrian Christian militia.
An alleged plot to shoot up an American military base was foiled by undercover feds.
A new report suggests the US intelligence apparatus is improving amid growing civil liberties concerns in post 9/11 America.
White, middle class teachers aren't the right people to quell extremism.
Brooklyn Muslims were arrested last month under suspicion of wanting to join the Islamic State. But what, exactly, did they do to end up behind bars?
The US military recruited neo-Nazis, gang members, and criminals to fight the war on terror—and now they're coming home.
When play feels like work, something's gone wrong.
Steve McNamara is so mad about plans to build a cycle superhighway through the city that he compared people on bikes to the most despised and feared terrorist cell on Earth.
The mother of a returned British jihadist who fought for the Islamic State warns that other former jihadists in Britain are "walking time bombs" because of the lack of government support.
A rundown of all the countries you should be scared of this year.
Talking to Loretta Napoleoni, whose new book, The Islamist Phoenix: The Islamic State and the Redrawing of the Middle East, looks at how unique and singular the Islamic State is as a terrorist organization.
Last month, three teenagers were stopped at Umeå Airport by volunteers from the nonprofit organization SATA. The teens were allegedly on their way to Syria.
VICE News traveled to Lebanon to explore the battle being waged by one of the world's fiercest militant groups against one of the Middle East's smallest and most fragile nations.
Unbelievably, despite all the attention and award-winning documentaries, some people are still really confused about what ISIS is.
Before Britain's right-wing pressed gave my alma mater a nickname because six former students have joined the Islamic State, it was a notoriously dangerous public school.
VICE News visited the Turksish village of Suruc, where 274 Kurds are being held indefinitely because they are suspected of belonging to the Kurdish nationalist organization YPG.
You know an election is coming up when candidates from both parties are sowing fear and disinformation about the threat the Islamic State poses to the US.
With the borders closed and thousands unable to leave Kobane, VICE News visited one of six refugee camps in the town to find out how refugee families are coping with leaving their homes and livelihoods behind.
VICE News traveled to the Turkish side of the Syrian border as US airstrikes hit Islamic State positions in the town of Kobane.