Lorenzo Meloni’s new photobook explores the Islamic State’s post-colonial origins, its terrifying ascendence and steep collapse.
Sami Jasim al-Jaburi had a $5 million bounty on his head and was dubbed the Islamic State’s “finance minister.” A security source told VICE World News al-Jaburi was arrested in Syria.
Scenes of horror continue to emerge from Kabul airport, while those who witnessed the attacks cope with the trauma and shock of escaping death.
“We'll always remember what happened to our people, and I pray our loved ones finally find some peace.”
Two suicide bombers detonated their suicide belts in a busy market during morning rush hour, in the first such suspected ISIS attack since January 2018.
The caliphate has collapsed, but for thousands of Syrians whose family members were kidnapped by ISIS, there is no peace.
Save the Children said last year there were more than 60 British children living in the camps.
An Amnesty International report details how some of the 2,000 abducted children are later rejected by their communities.
Prison guards told VICE that they fear ISIS sleeper cells could target the prisons in order to free the suspects.
The group continues to operate as an underground insurgent movement and carried out several mass casualty attacks worldwide last year.