Islamic State

The Middle East

Deafened by the War on ISIS

Thousands of Iraqis, collateral victims of the war on the terrorist group, have found themselves left with war deafness that goes untreated.
Sebastian Castelier
Azhar Al-Rubaie
Insider Outsider

I Grew Up With Australia’s Most Senior ISIS Fighter

Here you can listen to the rap tracks he made before fighting for ISIS.
Mahmood Fazal
Hate Island

Welcome to Hate Island

Our special investigation unmasking the British far-right.
Simon Childs

We Shared a Prison Cell with an Isis Fighter

The story of Robert Daw and Rae Lewis-Ayling, who travelled to Iraq to help build the utopian Rojava, but ended up in prison for 40 days.
Matt Blake

What Life Was Like for Young Women Living Under ISIS

"My mum’s hair and skin was all over the wall. We’ve cleaned it off now, but when we come back here I remember what happened and I think of our family."
Harriet Hernando

How It Feels to Run a Marathon in the Shadow of ISIS

"Especially when you wear that USA jersey, you’re a target."
Mary Pilon

Barcelona Terror Attack Eyewitnesses Talk About What They Saw

"Seeing all those bodies lying on Las Ramblas is an image I will never be able to erase from my mind."
David Meseguer

Even with Increased Surveillance, There Is More of This to Come

Experts say we'll see at least another 15 years of attacks on European soil, and that – in the grand scheme of things – there's little authorities can do.
Aris Roussinos
Views My Own

Destroying ISIS Won't Save Iraq

Thanks to rampant ethnic factionalism and retaliatory violence, it's going to take a lot more than the Mosul offensive to change the toxic dynamic on the ground.
Sulome Anderson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Reportedly Shared Classified Intel with Russia to Show Off

One official said the information was as classified as it gets.
Allie Conti

What It's Like to Live in ISIS-Controlled Raqqa

Journalist Mike Thomson has just edited a book containing the diaries of a young man who was trapped in the de facto capital of the so-called Islamic State.
Christopher Giles
The Tight Squeeze Issue

Photographs of the Aftermath of the Iraqi Forces in Eastern Mosul

Over the past two years, ISIS has destroyed most of the bridges, but they remain the primary way to cross and transfer goods from a safe area to an occupied one.
Robin Hinsch