ISIS

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
News of Zealand

‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Locked In Syrian Prison Is On His Own, Says Ardern

“New Zealand has made it very clear from the outset that New Zealanders should not travel to Syria.”
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.4.19
Afghanistan

2018 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Civilians in Afghanistan

“The fact that the number of children killed this year is the highest on record is particularly shocking.”
Tim Hume
2.25.19
ISIS

Two Recently Captured Prisoners Told Us Why They Joined ISIS

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
1.29.19
News

An Interview with Abu Huzaifa, Canadian ISIS Fighter

“I guess the title of having been a Mujahideen,” said Abu Huzaifa al-Kanadi, the infamous ISIS fighter at the center of the “Caliphate” podcast, “it's just not something you want to give up so easily.”
Ben Makuch
1.17.19
Instagram

Leaked Documents Show How Instagram Polices Stories

Motherboard has obtained internal documents that show how Instagram moderators grapple to police the service's popular Stories feature.
Joseph Cox
12.31.18
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
News

Indonesia's Spy Agency Warns of Radicalism Spreading In Mosques Popular With Government Workers

We spoke with a man accused of radicalism more than once to see if it's true.
Adi Renaldi
12.7.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Here's What Mosul Looks Like 18 Months After ISIS Was Driven Out

“Nothing has changed here.”
Sean Stephens
12.5.18
sandwiches

Letter From ISIS Fighter Complains That Soldiers Don't Get Enough Sandwiches

“Hardly the die-hard jihadi warrior that they like to portray, just a moaning Westerner that’s out of his depth," says the British fighter who found the letter.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.12.18
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