"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."
Thousands of Nigerians flee to Cameroon to escape Boko Haram, Gaza exports first produce shipment to Israel since 2007, and more on today's VICE News Capsule.
Despite growing tensions with Prime Minister Netanyahu, the Obama administration requested more than $3.1 billion in military aid for Israel this year. But what would happen if that were all gone?
Twyman's latest production looks at what it's like for a family to live through the Israeli-Palestinian war.
There were political protests, bouts of crying, arm wrestling, a marriage proposal, and a ceremonial knife-giving.
In the aftermath of the latest war between Palestine and Israel, I photographed pieces of people's lives lying in the rubble.
I spoke to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach about anal sex, Israel's controversial nation-state bill, and his former pupil Michael Jackson.
Eman Mohammed has fought her way through abusive colleagues, death threats, and sexual harassment.
Mitt Romney thinks America needs to beef up its military and wrote an op-ed to that effect in the Washington Post. But why should we care what some warmongering failed politician has to say about anything?
The British charity SkatePal just put the finishing touches on a concrete park in Zababdeh.
Protesters in Oakland blocked an Israeli ship from unloading its cargo to protest Israel's war on Gaza.
The recent surge of anti-Semitic violence in Germany has been intense, but it shouldn't really come as a shocker, despite politicians' claim to the contrary.
Why don't human rights groups call Israel's actions "genocide"? We asked and they wouldn't say.
Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) is the world's single largest Islamist party, active in 45 countries. While its leadership disavows violence, it has been described as a feeder organization for violent extremists.
After another big protest for Gaza, people ran around Oxford Street demanding to boycott Israel. Despite the direct action, we didn't see any police bludgeonings or broken windows.
During last week's ceasefire, many Gaza residents attempted to flee across the Rafah border gate with Egypt, while others returned home to completely devastated neighborhoods.
Munayyer was shouted down on Fox News, leading to an internet spat involving Gaza and Russell Brand.
Israel has been bombing Palestinian cities in Gaza since July 8. Blame aside, when will it end?
Militarism and nationalism have always been part of the Israeli education system—embedded in history books, on maps on the walls, in cartoons of Palestinians on camels—but things seem to have gone further under Netanyahu's watch.
Israel's military offensive, Operation Protective Edge, is now in its fourth week. More than 1,200 Palestinians and 50 Israelis have been killed, and the fighting shows little sign of letting up. VICE News sifts through the rubble in Gaza.
The role of the press in the turbulent conflict playing out in the Gaza Strip is becoming more and more a part of the story.
Whether it's the Gaza Strip or the tragic mess of MH17, July has been a big month for missiles. So how do they work? And how did we get to this point?
Tens of thousands descended on London to show their support for Gaza. A handful of anti-semites and conspiracy theorists joined in, but for the most part everyone was reasonable.
On Sunday, the Israeli military carried out the single deadliest offensive in its nearly three-week assault on Gaza, killing as many as 100 Palestinians in the neighborhood of Shejaiya. VICE News was in Gaza to see the aftermath of the bombing of Shejaiya…