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VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Assad Played the U.S., Committed Brutal War Crimes, and Won the Syrian Civil War

Officials are still divided over what the course of action should have been, but most agree the U.S. strategy was a failure.
VICE News
8.22.19
Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.17.18
Syria

U.S. believes Russia is tampering with chemical weapons evidence in Syria

International inspectors still cannot get access to Douma, where a suspected chemical attack left 75 dead.
Alexa Liautaud
4.16.18
Syria

Trump bemoans worsening Russia ties — 40 minutes after threatening them with missiles

"You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!”
Tim Hume
4.11.18
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
3.15.18
Syria

"Hell on earth": U.N. calls for ceasefire in besieged Eastern Ghouta

"This is a human tragedy that is unfolding in front of our eyes"
Tim Hume
2.22.18
Syria

Assad has launched a "war of extermination" on Eastern Ghouta

The situation "is akin to the day of judgment.”
Tim Hume
2.20.18
Syria

Assad "still killing his own people with chemical attacks"

“They think they can get away with it if they keep it under a certain level.”
Tim Hume
2.2.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Paul Manafort reportedly wiretapped and threatened with indictment, GOP candidate in Alabama drops racial epithets, Pentagon chief mulled putting nukes back in South Korea, and more.
VICE Staff
9.19.17
Syria

Syrian forces retake the "capital of the revolution"

For the first time since 2011, the Syrian city of Homs is under complete government control. The city was dubbed the "capital of the revolution" when the Syrian uprising began.
VICE News
5.22.17
Vice News Tonight

See the aftermath of Syria's chemical attack

We visit the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun after it was hit by the chemical attack.
VICE News
4.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Assad Said the Chemical Attack in Syria Was a Complete 'Fabrication'

The Syrian president suggested there were "fake videos" of the attack and questioned if children had even died.
Lauren Messman
4.13.17
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