This Chef Is Bringing the West Bank to a Texan Town
Denton, Texas, might be the last place you'd expect to find iconic Palestinian dishes, but step inside an inconspicuous restaurant called Jasmine's Cafe.
Cuban Political Activists Still Face Arrest and Detention
As the stars and stripes are raised at the US embassy in Havana for the first time since 1961, Cuba's dissidents are arrested for expressing political opinions — and sometimes just for the possibility that they might.
Why Hitchhiking Is Huge in Cuba: 'The Transportation System Is Screwed'
The Cuban government has adopted some peculiar means of dealing with the country’s deteriorating public transport, including nationalized hitchhiking.
Denton, Texas Banned Fracking — But the Drillers Are Back
Voters approved a November ballot initiative banning fracking, but in May state officials passed a law prohibiting municipalities from blocking the oil and gas industry from drilling.
Israeli Settlements Use Palestinian Child Labor for Products Exported to US and Europe, Rights Group Says
Human Rights Watch interviewed children as young as 11 working in hazardous conditions in West Bank outposts for far less than the Israeli minimum wage.
War Crimes Committed by Palestinian Armed Groups in Gaza, Report Details
An Amnesty International Reports Concludes That Palestinian Armed Groups Committed War Crimes in Gaza Last Summer During Operation Protective Edge
How Israel's Next Government Will Be Decided
Coalitions and kingmakers: VICE News explains the complicated nature of Israeli politics as the country goes to the polls on Tuesday.
The Future of Israel Might Be Decided by the Joint List Arab Coalition
VICE News spoke to members of the Joint List, a grouping of four Arab parties who may have a major say in the the final result of Israel's tight Tuesday election.
'Paradise Is in This Life, Not the Next': The Marxists of Gaza Are Fighting for a Secular State
In the coastal enclave, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and its DFLP offshoot say they will never give up the armed struggle, but their vision of the future is not that of ruling Hamas. VICE News went to meet them.