Lebanon

Travel

The True Story of How the Parramatta Road Sign Ended Up in Lebanon

What kind of legend steals a sign, flies it across the planet, then bolts it to a power pole in a remote village in Lebanon?
Marty Smiley
2.13.19
Australia Today

A Sydney Charity Recruited a 19-Year-Old For ISIS

The teen was apprehended while trying to enter Syria and has been held in a Lebanon jail for nine months.
VICE Staff
6.7.18
Inside Outsider

I was 21, Framed and Tortured in a Lebanese Prison

When police found my mate's insulin and needles they assumed we were junkies. Then the nightmare began.
Mahmood Fazal
5.24.18
Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE travelled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.13.18
Seven Years of Syria

What it's Like to Turn 18 in a Syrian Refugee Camp

This week marks the seventh anniversary of the Syrian War. Meet some of the young people who've grown up amidst its chaos.
Andrew Quilty
3.14.18
Interviews

Kaoteon Want to Smash "Middle Eastern Metal" Stereotypes

Stream the Lebanese black metallers (who feature members of Obscura and Marduk)'s new album, 'Damnatio Memoriae,' and read about their typical, atypical metal journey.
Rich Hobson
2.19.18
Photos

Sun-Kissed Film Photos Show Youth Blooming in Beirut

Gogy Esparza and Jey Perie show the universality and complexity of youth culture through objective portrayals of Lebanese youth.
Andrew Nunes
6.12.17
Photography

Sun-Kissed Film Photos Show Youth Blooming in Beirut

Gogy Esparza and Jey Perie show the universality and complexity of youth culture through objective portrayals of Lebanese youth.
Andrew Nunes
6.8.17
Art

GIFs Capture Syria's Neighbors Surviving the Civil War

The Red Cross designed an interactive webpage filled with cinemagraphs to look in-depth at the residents of Tripoli called Syria Street.
Andrew Nunes
1.18.17
Stuff

My Search for the Muslim Terrorists Who Kidnapped My Dad

Months before I was born, my father was kidnapped at gunpoint in Beirut.
Sulome Anderson
9.29.16
Features

How the Private Party Scene Is Democratizing the Dancefloor in Beirut

The nightlife scene has become a powerful lobby of liberal young Lebanese born after the country's devastating civil war.
Gino Raidy
6.29.16
Features

How the Syrian War Has Changed the Face of Beirut’s Club Scene

Lebanon embraces more casual nightlife as a proxy war and travel ban impacts the bottom line of the country's ultra-luxious clubs.
Stephanie d'Arc Taylor
6.17.16
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