Today, troops from Chad and Niger retake town from Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, and more.
Lindsey Graham is convinced the world is exploding, and thinks he's the only one who knows how to work the fire extinguisher.
Meetings over Iran's nuclear program, which are resuming in Switzerland Monday, have reignited a small spark of hope for young Iranians I talked to.
Would Iran be a temperamental loose cannon like North Korea? Would they immediately push the Big Red Button and blow up Tel Aviv? What is everyone so afraid of?
Senate Republicans, desperate to stop Obama's nuclear negotiations with Iran, have resorted to sending hilarious letters to leaders of the Islamic Republic.
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?
In a controversial speech to the US Congress Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that a deal with Iran could spark nuclear proliferation across the region.
Earlier this month protesters rallied outside the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario, to demand the release of immigrants who have never been charged with crimes.
The Iranian director's latest experimental feature, filmed in secret and smuggled out of his home country, is one of the Berlinale's most highly anticipated premieres.
It seems weird, but in Iran, they take martyrdom very seriously.
Over the past year and a half, regimes throughout the Middle East, from Turkey to the United Arab Emirates, have been snapping up former members of Congress to help push their interests in Washington.
Jews in Iran haven't always been treated like fellow countrymen, so a newly-erected monument honoring Jews who fought in the Iran-Iraq War serves as a proverbial olive branch.
One day Mana Neyestani woke up and found himself a criminal and a racist—a once-respected artist turned into a prisoner, then a fugitive, then a refugee.
We sat down with Ana Lily Amirpour and the film's star, Sheila Vand, to talk about love and loneliness in the genre-bending Iranian vampire Western.
We sat down with Ana Lily Amirpour and some of the other people who helped make her minimalist Iranian vampire flick possible.
In preparation for the theatrical release of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, the brooding vampire noir film that recently blew everyone away at Sundance, we talked with director Ana Lily Amirpour and Elijah Wood, who co-produced the film.
We talked to the Iranian journalist, who was arrested and interrogated for months for appearing on The Daily Show and is now the subject of Jon Stewart's directorial debut, Rosewater.
VICE went to Tehran to check out the third annual Fajr Fashion Show, where Iranian designers have crafted ornate and colorful clothing that still adheres to the country's strict dress codes and laws.
Iran has the highest rate of nose surgery in the world per capita. According to most estimates, Iranians get four times the amount of nose jobs that Americans do. For Persian women and some men, the operation is a marker not just of physical beauty but al…
Jihadists don't want money. They don't want us to release prisoners. So what do they want? I turned to Twitter to find out.
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?
"I remember a guy who said, 'My brother works in the Iranian embassy in London. Before I loved him as my brother, now I hate him as my enemy. I am ready to kill him tomorrow, if necessary.' And everyone applauded."
Rayhaneh Jabbari faces the death penalty for killing her attacker in self-defense.
Mohsen, like most Muslims, believes that permanent tattoos are haram, or forbidden. In Iran, the government dubs anyone with a tattoo a criminal, and the punishment for getting one can be up to six months in prison and a hundred lashings.