Syria

ISIS

A Brooklyn Man Has Been Indicted for Allegedly Being an ISIS Sniper and Recruiter

Asainov lived in Brooklyn from 1998 to 2013, and neighbors described him as standoffish but otherwise fine.
Gaby Del Valle
9.4.19
Syria

Taken by ISIS: One American Father’s Harrowing Journey to Get His Kids Back from the Caliphate

Yousuf and Zahra were trapped somewhere in Syria. We went there to find them.
VICE News Staff
8.26.19
ISIS

The 'ISIS Matchmaker' Wants to Return to the UK

Tooba Gondal, a notorious British female ISIS recruiter and propagandist, is alive in a camp in Syria – and wants to return to Britain with her two young children.
Simon Cottee
4.4.19
terrorism

How Sweden Deals With Returning ISIS Fighters

As Sweden struggles to implement laws to deal with returning ISIS fighters, a combat medic explains why he feels safer on the frontline than back in his own country.
Jonas Grönvik
3.26.19
Syria

We Caught Up with the Syrian Refugee Who Spent Seven Months Trapped in an Airport

Hassan Al-Kontar was granted asylum in Canada, but says he still feels like the loneliest man in the world.
Nyima Pratten
3.13.19
ISIS

An Interview with Two Recently Captured ISIS Prisoners

The world wants to wash its hands of the people who have escaped the Islamic State.
Matt Broomfield
2.15.19
terrorism

ISIS and the Fish and Chip-Loving Jihadists

When captured British jihadists are asked what they miss most about home, they usually have the same answer.
Simon Cottee
1.28.19
ISIS

Captured Canadian ISIS fighter could be the voice in propaganda videos

A man, identified as Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed, was captured by the Syrian Democratic Forces.
Tamara Khandaker
1.17.19
Syria

Military experts say Trump’s sudden Syria withdrawal could create “ISIS 2.0”

“This is going to be an ISIS propaganda video in next few weeks, basically with them declaring victory.”
Nick Miriello
12.23.18
Views My Own

Just Like Obama, Trump Seems to Be Giving Up on Ending America's Wars

After sounding like an anti-war candidate at times, Trump has taken a dive into the DC foreign policy swamp.
Harry Cheadle
10.18.18
Syria

People Are Offering to Marry the Syrian Refugee Stuck in an Airport

Hassan Al-Kontar has been living in a Kuala Lumpur airport since March, trapped by diplomatic bureaucracy.
Nyima Pratten
8.29.18
bdsm

The Syrian Refugee Who Found His Sexuality in Berlin

For most of his adult life, Bahri has wanted to be a sex slave. But he was only able to live out his fetish after his family fled Syria and moved to Berlin.
Yannah Alfering
8.28.18
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