Artist Trolls Trump Town with "MAGA" Billboard Written in Arabic

The same billboard read “Vote Trump” for weeks prior to the election.
Annie Armstrong

Box of Cookies Causes Total Panic by Having Arabic Writing on Label

A Pennsylvania gas station was temporarily closed, a nearby daycare was evacuated, and a bomb squad was called in from 50 miles away, all because of a box of 12 maamoul.
Jelisa Castrodale
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Saddam Hussein Wrote a Book That's a Lot Like 'Game of Thrones'

And you'll be able to buy an English translation just in time for Christmas.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The War Against ISIS Is Succeeding, at Least on Twitter

The militant group is losing some of its pull on Twitter, thanks to anti-ISIS propaganda and thousands of account suspensions.
Janaya Greene

Watch the Trailer for Next Week's Sicilian Episode of 'Huang's World'

Watch the trailer for a very Sicilian episode of <i>Huang's World.</i>
Munchies Staff
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Stunning Algerian Electronic Music from the 1970s Has Been Discovered

Some electronic music by Ahmed Malek, "the Algerian Ennio Morricone" was found by label Habibi Funk.
Michael Scott Barron
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A College Student Got Kicked Off His Flight for Talking About Chicken in Arabic

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was raving in Arabic about an awesome dinner he'd had, so some passenger reported him for making "threatening comments."
Helen Donahue

Text a Syrian: a New Service Will Help Refugees Navigate Life in Canada

Canada's 26,000 refugees can text this service to find out where to buy groceries, or get a doctor.
David Silverberg
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Google Releases ‘Crisis Info Hub,’ Providing Hyper-Localized Info for Refugees

They’re also looking for Arabic and German translators.
Rachel Pick
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Graffiti Artists Managed to Sneak the Phrase 'Homeland Is Racist' onto This Week’s Episode

Also "Homeland is watermelon."
Joe Goodman

Celebrating Eid on Britain's First Organic Halal Farm

“Muslims and non-Muslims, we’ve all ignored that reality in how our food is produced,” says Lutfi Radwan, co-founder of Willowbrook Farm in Oxfordshire.
Zab Mustefa

The New Zealand Man Trying to Draw Attention to the Abduction of a Syrian Schoolteacher

Earlier this month, Usama Ajjan disappeared along with three Spanish journalists in Aleppo. But while the Spaniards made international news, Usama largely did not.
Carla Green