In this week's episode of 'VICE Meets,' Graeme Wood breaks down the Islamic State's religious ideologies and visions for the future.
Last February, Finnish photographer Esa Ylijaasko visited the refugees near Istanbul's Süleymaniye Mosque.
Long-distance marriages between Syrians living in Israel and those still in the motherland are common in the Golan Heights, but recently crossing the border has become extremely complicated.
Before Britain's right-wing press gave my alma mater a nickname because six former students have joined the Islamic State, it was a notoriously dangerous public school.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Turkey shifts its position on helping Kurdish fighters get to the Syrian town of Kobane, and top drug manufacturers may collaborate to speed up production of an Ebola vacc…
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.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Spanish border police are accused of excessive force against migrants in Melilla, and Kosovo rescues a boy whose father took him to Syria.
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.
We talked to Syrian Girl, who posts hit YouTube videos defending Bashar al Assad and predicting Syria's future.
The demonstrators were furious that the international community has so far seemed unconcerned with the fate of their people.
How is Italy dealing with the massive influx of migrants who are making the perilous—and sometimes deadly—journey across the Mediterranean from Africa's northern coast?
The jihadist group's notorious executions not only horrify the West but excite wannabes worldwide who can't wait to get involved.
Embedding with the Islamic Front, the rebel group fighting President Assad and the Islamic State.
Three years into Syria's bloody civil war, rebel-held areas of Aleppo are still subjected to constant bombardment from the government's air force in an aerial campaign that seems directed more at the last remaining civilians than rebel fighters on the fro…
Some Danish Muslims who go to Syria want to do humanitarian work, while others want to wage jihad. Either way, many of them need counseling when they come back.
Following the Islamic Front's police force on night patrol through Aleppo's deserted streets.
Meet the children fending off Assad's forces in Aleppo with homemade grenades.
The extremist group's video is supposedly a trailer for a feature called Flames of War and it seems to taunt Obama and America. It's also a confusing piece of crap.
The grim specter of the Islamic State loomed heavily over the NATO summit. The jihadist group dictated the agenda of the event being held at the five-star resort in Newport and nearby Cardiff Castle.
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?
Since the blog started, things have changed for the worse. With the war showing no signs of coming to an end, and with the Islamic State adding a new layer of horror to proceedings, Syria looks further from peace than ever.
As well as the attempted annihilation of an ethnic group, it's also their religion IS want to destroy. One of the strangest survivals throughout the entirety of human culture, their faith has been viewed as so subversive and unsettling that it's brought h…
Seddik had told his parents that he would be home at 6:30 PM. They called the police to report their son missing. When the police arrived at a suspect's house, his family said he had already left to fight in Syria shortly after communicating with Seddik…