Medyan Dairieh

middle east

Al Nusra Unmasked: A Top Commander Speaks Exclusively to VICE News

A leader in al Nusra Front, al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, spoke unmasked for the first time in an unprecedented interview with VICE News, where he talked about his life and the future of the group.
Medyan Dairieh
11.4.15
middle east

Under Fire: Inside the Siege of Aden

VICE News got rare access into the southern Yemen port of Aden — under three-month siege from Houthi rebels that is choking all supply routes into the city and exacerbating a deep humanitarian crisis.
Medyan Dairieh
7.31.15
Opinion and Analysis

My Journey Inside the Islamic State

Filmmaker Medyan Dairieh spent three weeks alone, embedded with the Islamic State in June 2014, gaining unprecedented access into the heart of the self-proclaimed caliphate. Here he describes what he learned.
Medyan Dairieh
7.1.15
VICE News

The Battle for Aleppo

VICE filmmaker Medyan Dairieh followed the volunteers of Aleppo's Civil Defense, a civilian rescue organization, who risk their lives daily as the first responders to government airstrikes in a city seemingly abandoned by the outside world.
Medyan Dairieh
5.27.14
Interview

British Nationals Fight with al Qaeda in Syria

Yesterday, Andrew Parker, the Director-General of the UK’s intelligence service MI5, announcedthat hundreds of British Muslims have traveled
Medyan Dairieh
11.15.13
VICE News

British Nationals Fight with al Qaeda in Syria

Yesterday, the Director-General of the UK’s intelligence service MI5 announced that hundreds of British Muslims have traveled to Syria to take part in "terrorist tourism." Here is exclusive video footage and interviews with the British nationals...
Medyan Dairieh
11.8.13