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Art

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

The same billboard read “Vote Trump” for weeks prior to the election.
Annie Armstrong
11.22.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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
7.14.16
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
7.11.16
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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
4.24.16
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
4.18.16
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
10.15.15
Stuff

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
7.27.15
Travel

Meeting Charles Chahwan, the Arab World's Answer to Bukowski

The Lebanese author talks American literature, the Islamic State, and how conservatism has shrunk the Arabic language.
Martin Armstrong
3.5.15
Travel

Riding with Kuwait's All Female Biker Club

We asked one of Moto Lady Club's founding members about debunking stereotypes of biker gangs and championing female empowerment in the Gulf.
Eleanor Ross
1.23.15
News

Paris Terror Attacks: Will France Ever Be the Same Again?

Political analyst Jérôme Sainte-Marie fears the <em>Charlie Hebdo</em> murders will cause racist and xenophobic attitudes to go mainstream.
Jérôme Sainte-Marie
1.9.15
Stuff

An Artist Is Trying to Make Arabic Tattoos More Stylish

The new trend of getting random words in Arabic inked on your body has led to some boring tattoos, but Bahraini artist Karima Sharabi is here to help.
Angelina Fanous
10.6.14
Travel

Tunisian Graffiti Artists Erased Torture and Unlawful Arrests from a Prison Wall

Tunisian Artist Karim Jabbari started a project called Toward the Light, which he hopes will pull young artists away from drug smuggling and violence in his impoverished homeland.
Mat Nashed
9.24.14
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