syrian war

Syrians Explain Why Nightlife in Damascus Is Thriving Despite the War

"When you've had to spend ten days locked inside due to rocket fire, you want to find somewhere you can get wasted."
Hala Mustafa
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI: explosion at Texas FedEx could be linked to Austin, Weinstein Co. bankruptcy axes NDAs, ISIS seizes Damascus​ neighborhood, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump agrees to meet North Korea's Kim face to face, federal judge offers Trump Twitter advice, Pacific nations flout US with free trade deal, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mueller subpoenas docs related to key Trump figures (including the man himself), Frances McDormand wins best actress, South Korean delegation heads North for talks, and more.
VICE Staff

The Creepy Clown's Guide to Buying Excellent Kitchen Knives

Who better than Stabby, Smiles, and Giggles to show off some of the best kitchen knives on the market?
Munchies Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Vegas shooter had dozens of guns, Tom Petty dies at 66, Trump's lawyer talked real estate with Russians during campaign, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump pulls back from scrapping NAFTA, GOP teases bill to avoid government shutdown, Trump contemplating "break up" of a federal court, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI boss testifies about Russian election interference and Trump's wiretapping claim, Paris attacker had used cocaine and alcohol, Baltimore launches manhunt for alleged arsonist, and more.
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refugee crisis

From Calais Gas Stove to London Kitchen: A Syrian Refugee Chef’s Story

Imad Alarnab owned two restaurants in Damascus before being forced to flee for Europe, where he spent two months in a Calais camp cooking with one knife and a tiny stove. Now in London, he wants to share the food of his homeland.
Johanna Derry

How Syrian Bakers Are Making Bread Against All Odds

Even in a time of war, Syrians' high standards for bread are uncompromising. Bakers have implemented unique techniques to provide the daily bread under conflict.
Emma Beals

What We Can Learn from the Middle East's Mid-Century 'Golden Age'

Many of my family and friends look back on the region's cultural glory days of the 50s and 60s with longing—but that era also contained the seeds of terror, war, and sectarianism.
Sulome Anderson

A Trip to the West Bank's Cheesy Dessert Capital

I recently traveled to the West Bank town of Nablus, the home of one of the Middle East's favorite desserts: a cheesy, obscenely sweet pastry known as knafeh.
Ilan Ben Zion