middle east

Photography

Vibrant Photos That Show What the Middle East Is Really Like

Photographer Ali Al-Shehabi is trying to counter stereotypes of the Arab world.
Zineb Houssine
5.23.19
Appetite

Bull’s Balls, Love Cucumbers & Human Flesh | The World’s Weirdest Aphrodisiacs

Sex and food have always gone hand in hand, but never quite like this...
Anastasia Miari
2.17.19
Inside Outsider

Granville Boys Barbershop Gives Hope to Struggling Kids

The high-school barbershop program arms disengaged students with scissors and ambition.
Mahmood Fazal
1.22.19
israel

Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel

Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
Matt Taylor
5.16.18
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
Inside Outsider

No-Go Zone: Life as a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear and stays alive.
Mahmood Fazal
3.29.18
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
war

Israel and Iran Are Inching Closer to Actual War

A wayward drone, airstrikes, a downed Israeli jet—here's what this weekend's scuffle means for the coming year in a volatile region.
Matt Taylor
2.13.18
relationships

Inside the Lavish Divorce Parties of the Beidane People

The ethnic group celebrates divorces as hard as they do weddings.
Saied Zarbeea
11.28.17
middle east

We Talked to Syrians About the 'Liberation' of ISIS Stronghold Raqqa

Most ex-residents are pleased at the expulsion of the Islamic State from their former home, but can't help fearing for the future under outside forces.
Loubna Mrie
10.18.17
Insider Outsider

Hijabs and Hypocrisy: Saudi Arabia's New Driving Laws

Saudi Arabian women can drive now, but where to?
Mahmood Fazal
10.3.17
war

Australian War Photographer Andrew Quilty on Life in Afghanistan

"The optimism of 2013 has gone."
Maddison Connaughton
8.22.17
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