arab spring

The Restless Youth Issue

A Timeline of Youth in Revolt

The world’s youth have always found ways to stand up for what’s right.
Haisam Hussein
5.1.17
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Is the Whole Benghazi Thing Finally Over?

House Republicans are going to have a lot of spare time.
Mike Pearl
6.29.16
Film

The ‘Egyptian Jon Stewart’ Takes Us Inside the Arab Spring and Its Aftermath

We met the famous surgeon-turned-satirist and subject of the new documentary Tickling Giants.
Kaleem Aftab
5.11.16
Interviews

Protesting Is Broken, Says One of the Founders of Occupy Wall Street

Micah White talks about the failure of the Occupy movement, how to hack elections, and why Trump is more revolutionary than Sanders.
Tomas Urbina
4.1.16
VICE on HBO

Watch the 'VICE' Episode About the Grave Robbers Looting Egypt's Archaeological Heritage

In this episode from the third season of VICE's HBO show, we investigate the surge in the looting of antiquities after the Arab Spring. Then we check out the "rent a white guy" trend in China.
VICE Staff
1.21.16
Film

Inside the Carthage Film Festival After the Tunis Suicide Bombing

Despite a suicide bombing hours before and a national state of emergency, the Carthage Film Festival in Tunis carried on.
Kaleem Aftab
12.1.15
Stuff

An Interview with Nawal el Saadawi, Egypt's Most Fiery Feminist

Saadawi is the author of 56 books and has been imprisoned for her writing, which condemns how women have and continue to be treated in the Middle East. We talked religion, capitalism, and the state of Egyptian politics.
Amelia Abraham
11.12.15
Photo

The Bahraini Uprising in Photos: Road Blocks, Tear Gas, and No Right to Protest

The photography collective Road Bloc has been taking significant risks to depict the intense political unrest that has been unfolding in Bahrain for years.
Amber Roberts
7.10.15
Ink Spots

The Beirut-Based Magazine Trying to Bring Liberal Change to the Middle East One Issue at a Time

"The Outpost" was founded in the wake of the Arab Spring, and today it's still trying to keep that movement's ideals alive.
Alberto Mucci
6.4.15
Music

From Rave to Revolution: How Pop Music Has Changed the World

Journalist Matthew Collin's new book Pop Grenade traces the history of political pop in the 20th century, from Fela Kuti to Public Enemy to Pussy Riot.
Max Daly
6.4.15
Interviews

Italian Instrumental Rock Trio Stearica Believe that the Revolution Begins At Home

Watch the politically-minded trio's trippy new video for "Delta."
Amanda Mont’Alvão Veloso
3.28.15
Photo

Photographing the Middle East in Peacetime

Photographer Jade Cantwell traveled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
Jade Cantwell
2.10.15
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