Syria

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
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
LGBTQ

The Search for Syria’s First Queer Beauty Pageant Winner

We spoke to the director of ‘Mr. Gay Syria’ about representation and the need for refugee stories with human faces.
Frederick Blichert
5.10.18
foreign policy

Syria and the 'Anti-Imperialism' of Idiots

Much of the left's response to the war in Syria has been stupid, racist apologism for a tyrant.
Leila Al Shami
4.18.18
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
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

At least six people dead in Miami bridge collapse, Trump's new opioid plan said to include death penalty for dealers, White House denies H.R. McMaster is getting fired, and more.
VICE Staff
3.16.18
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