Assad

Can't Handle the Truth

After the Syria Strike, Conspiracy Theorists Are Out to Get Trump

The alt-right turned on Trump as soon as the mainstream establishment approved of something he did.
Mike Pearl
4.8.17
VICE News

Residents of This Damascus Suburb Worry It Could Be the Next Aleppo

One of the strongest remaining rebel coalitions, Eastern Ghouta has endured frequent bombardment and shelling from regime forces and ally Russia.
Olivia Alabaster
12.27.16
News

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
4.22.16
News

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
2.23.16
News

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
1.18.16
Stuff

The Global Fear League 2015

A rundown of all the countries you should be scared of this year.
Oscar Rickett
1.12.15
VICE News

Ghosts of Aleppo

Embedding with the Islamic Front, the rebel group fighting President Assad and the IS.
VICE Staff
10.1.14
News

The Guy Behind FSA Kittens Has Little Hope For Syria

"This war has put morality in the blender and turned it into pulp."
Oscar Rickett
9.2.14
Vice Blog

Meet the Guys Devoted to Shaming Jihadists Online

An interview with the editor of Syrienblog.net – a website outing alleged Danish Islamist militants.
Andreas Digens
8.27.14
News

America Helped Make the Islamic State

While America pats itself on the back for taking on Islamic militants in Iraq, it's worth remembering that it's fighting a monster of its own creation.
Charles Davis
8.13.14
ground zero

The Destruction of Daraa

Touring ruins in the devastated city three years after the start of the civil war.
VICE Staff
6.8.14
ground zero

The Destruction of Daraa

Three years later, the Free Syrian Army is still in a deadlocked civil war with Assad.
VICE Staff
6.6.14
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