A year after a devastating explosion tore through Beirut’s port, Lebanon is sinking deeper into an abyss seemingly without end.
Warlords, mafias, and serious failures of governance have all combined to turn Lebanon into a dumping ground for hazardous chemicals, just like those that caused a devastating explosion in Beirut last summer.
The Egyptian army's radical approach to fighting the Islamic State's local affiliate in the Sinai may end up backfiring badly, according to people directly affected by it.
Plagued by unemployment and hoping to leave a stagnant Egypt to work abroad, young people couldn't care less about an election where only one eligible Egyptian in four voted.
The first vote for parliament after Egypt's military coup is lacking two important elements: The Muslim Brotherhood and voters.
The Iraqi politician's opposition group supplied faulty intelligence about Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction program that were a key part of the Bush administration’s case for the US invasion of Iraq in 2003.
The spokesman for Iraq's Kataib Hezbollah, a militia with strong government ties that wields considerable power, told Vice News Wednesday that his group would welcome Russian strikes.
IS is using vehicles rigged with bombs and improvised explosive devices as a means of assaulting ground forces and opening up targets to attacks by infantry units.
The US started delivering military equipment to Iraq in recent weeks, but there are questions and concerns about who will end up with the weapons.
Low oil prices and the rapid advance of the Islamic State has meant Iraq's health system has fewer hospitals and resources at a time of greater need.
Captured US military weaponry, vehicles and ammunition are being used by Islamic State and other militants in the Middle East. Are increased arms exports, intended to shore up our friends in the short-term, actually helping to sow chaos in the long run...
Reporting from the frontlines near Tikrit, VICE News found that the Iraqi government’s early claims of a successful offensive to retake the city were apparently overstated.