Sara Elizabeth Williams
I ørkenen mellem Jordan og Syrien er kvinderne, der flygter fra Islamisk Stat, overladt til sig selv. Udfordringerne inkluderer madmangel, vrede optøjer i lejrene og at føde børn i ørkenen uden lægehjælp.
In the desert wasteland between Jordan and Syria, refugee women fleeing ISIS are left to fend for themselves. That includes dealing with food shortages, hiding from angry rioters, and delivering babies with little to no medical assistance.
There are more than 55,000 people gathered in the desert between Jordan and Syria. But life here, between two huge earthen berms, happens out of reach of the military, aid workers, and journalists.
For the hundreds of female activists volunteering along the Balkans refugee route, the migration crisis is both personal and political.
Impoverished and unable to work in Jordan, once wealthy Syrians are selling off their family land to compatriots working in the Gulf as shopkeepers and laborers — unthinkable before the war.
VICE News visited a Serbian refugee center where people fleeing Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan spend 24 hours with permanent residents still living in limbo years after the end of the Balkan conflicts.
The situation in Jordan is deteriorating for Syrian refugees, especially for those outside of refugee camps, so a growing amount are now heading back to their wartorn homeland.
Diplomatic machinations on Syria have been quietly at work for months. And when Vladimir Putin speaks at the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday, we may begin to see the results.
'Israel Is the Most Humane Country in the Middle East': Why Syria's Southern Neighbors Are Working on Their PR
VICE News was in the Golan Heights to see how Israel is using both hard and soft power to extend influence into Syria — gaining positive PR, goodwill among civilians, and intelligence about possible threats.
VICE News visited Ziv Medical Center, a hospital just west of the Golan Heights, where injured Syrians cross the border to receive medical care with no questions asked.
Syria’s province of Dera’a is referred to as the birthplace of the revolution, but for displaced people, it's the end of the road.