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In Photos: Embedded with the Islamic Front in Aleppo

For two weeks this summer, VICE News embedded with the Islamic Front, a coalition of Islamist rebels fighting the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State militants.


The Socio-Political Art of the Syrian Civil War

Syrian artist Tammam Azzam delves into memory and conflict while reflecting on the civil war-torn country.


Is Assad Afraid of Syria's Soap Opera Stars?

While the West spent the last few weeks debating Miley Cyrus’s right to gyration, Syrian citizens continued a three-year long discussion about Syrian actresses and soap operas' public disapproval of President Bashar al-Assad.