syrian civil war

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
The Tight Squeeze Issue

How Greece Became the EU's Prison for Refugees

With living conditions entirely determined by others, the refugees' helplessness is exacerbated by the long, uncertain wait to learn their fate.
Molly Crabapple

Meet the Syrians Who've Taken Refuge in Clarkston, Georgia

Situated on the outskirts of Atlanta, Clarkston is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the US and has served as a landing pad for refugees since the Vietnam War.
Avery L. White

Devastating Photos of Life in Aleppo

The debut monograph by award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian immerses you in the turmoil of day-to-day life during the Syrian Civil War.
Grace Leigh

What It's Like to Be in a Town Besieged by ISIS and the Syrian Regime

"People won't leave their houses because they are afraid of snipers."
Patrick Hilsman

We Asked Syrians What They Think of the EU's New Plan for Refugees

On Monday, boats full of refugees were sent back to Turkey from Greece.
Norma Costello

What Life Is Like Inside the Besieged, War-Torn Syrian City of Aleppo

Constant bombing attacks, the destruction of hospitals and schools, and the severing of supply chains have left Aleppo and its estimated 320,000 remaining citizens in dire straits.
Molly Crabapple

We Asked an Expert What the 'Ceasefire' Between the US and Russia in Syria Really Means

Does this agreement between the US and Russia mean that the conditions on the ground will change or that we're any closer to actual peace?
Mike Pearl

We Follow the Syrian Refugee Trail on This Friday's Episode of Our HBO Show

Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing February 12 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff

We Asked Experts if Syrian President Bashar Assad Will Ever Be Punished for War Crimes

The embattled strongman could eventually find exile in Russia—if he doesn't wind up before the International Criminal Court.
Pierre Bienaimé

We Spoke to One of the Few Journalists Covering the Syrian Civil War in Aleppo

Rami Jarrah, also known by his alias, Alexander Page, says Russian and Syrian airstrikes are targeting residential areas, not just areas controlled by rebels or ISIS.
Brigitte Noël and Stéphanie Quevillon

Syrians Explain How They Feel About the West Bombing Their Country

"I don't want to see any more killing. I don't want to see blood. I don't want people to die because of airstrikes or weapons of bombs. Death is everywhere in Syria. I just want this war to end."
Norma Costello