Though the UK's decision to launch airstrikes in Syria was hotly debated and met with protests, it's a largely symbolic move.
In this excerpt, VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh follows al Nusra fighters as they launch assaults on the Abu al-Duhur airport, while dodging sniper fire, mines, and President Assad's warplanes.
In this follow-up to Inside the Battle: Al Nusra-Al Qaeda in Syria, VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh gains exclusive access to al Nusra, the Syrian branch of al Qaeda, observing daily life in Aleppo under the group.
A leader in al Nusra Front, al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, spoke unmasked for the first time in an unprecedented interview with VICE News, where he talked about his life and the future of the group.
Coming soon: VICE News secures exclusive access to the front lines of the battle for Abu al-Duhur airport in Syria, and interviews the highest-ranking members of al Nusra, who speak on camera unmasked for the first time.
Embedding with the Islamic Front, the rebel group fighting President Assad and the Islamic State.
The US state department believes the Assad regime used a toxic chemical likely to be chlorine in rebel-held Syria earlier this month.