Thousands of young painters and sculptors in Tehran are turning contemporary art into a powerful social force.
Feb 10, 2016
This morning, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump win in New Hampshire, the Supreme Court halts Obama's climate chance plans, Kanye West has claimed Bill Cosby is innocent, and more.
Since VICE visited the country in 2015 their own citizens have become one of the largest groups of foreign fighters to join the Islamic State. Despite this, the US maintains that our commitment to the country is greater than ever.
As tensions between the two Middle Eastern powers intensify, is there actually a chance of a shooting war breaking out? And how disastrous would that be?
A roundup of which nation-states humankind should be worried about this year.
In 2013, Ali Eskandarian was shot dead in New York along with two members of the Iranian punk band Yellow Dogs. Here is an exclusive excerpt from his semi-autobiographical novel, Golden Years.
In this episode from season three, we investigated the deadly synthetic drug boom, then visited Iran to see how homosexuals and transsexuals navigate the country's terrifying cultural landscape.
The ban is the latest sign that relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran are rapidly deteriorating.
In Iran, getting together with your friends for a night of dancing and drinking is against the law—but that doesn't mean that young people don't do it.
When Iranian pro basketball player Behdad Sami busted his shin in 2011, he chased another unlikely dream: to release his own video game.
Iran executes hundreds of people for drug crimes every year, and yet the international community continues to fund its brutal drug wars.
This morning, orca whale breeding is banned at California's Seaworld, North Korea prepares for a massive party, NASA finds "red water" on Pluto, and more.
Detainees who are granted refugee status are now living in temporary housing, where they're able to look for work. An Iranian man named Reza Mollagholipour explains how this is going.
Maryland Senator Barbara A. Mikulski's support means that the treaty's opponents have no hope of overriding a presidential veto.
Li Fang Wei has been attracting the attention of the US government for years and has a $5 million FBI bounty on him—but he won't stop selling equipment to Iran that could be used in missiles.
"I feel privileged to be attacked by ISIS because it means the message is as strong as their weapons and their violence."
Arms control experts and hopeful Iranians are celebrating the Iran nuclear deal, while Iranian hardliners, Israelis, and others criticized the agreement.
Jul 15, 2015
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After years of harsh sanctions and intense rhetoric, and 18 days of intense negotiation, Iran, the US, and five other countries just came to a historic agreement about the Middle Eastern country's nuclear program.
The Appropriate Behavior director thinks being bisexual is like having a superpower, and she's using hers to make astute comedy about the difference between the sexes.
Once you sign up, a government-approved "board of mediators" will choose a suitable match for you.
"Before calling myself a political artist, I have to honor my obligation as a human."
Shameless Insta-bragging or a message of political defiance?
The Statue of Liberty as a skeleton, burning stars and stripes, and a Jewish guy with a really big nose are some of the more subtle images spreading over the building's multiple floors.