Daraa

middle east

Rebels Ignored the Islamic State in South Syria, and It's Come Back to Haunt Them

Just two weeks ago a jihadist militia with allegedly close ties to ISIS broke out of its isolated home base in the remote foothills of the Golan Heights, seizing two major towns —Syrian rebels are now scrambling to react.
Sam Heller and Avi Asher-Schapiro
4.6.16
Syria

The War in Syria: 10 VICE News Films Covering the Conflict

For the past five years, VICE News journalists have been on the ground in Syria documenting the rebel struggle, civilian suffering, and the rise of the Islamic State.
VICE News
3.15.16
middle east

The Young Men Who Started Syria's Revolution Speak About Daraa, Where It All Began

The high school kids who wrote an anti-Assad dig on a wall in Daraa didn't imagine that their act of defiance would kickstart the revolution that is devastating the Middle East.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
3.15.16
war and conflict

Barrel Bombs and Artillery Take Heavy Toll on Vital Rebel Offensive in Syria's South

VICE News gained exclusive access to Syria's Southern Front, the largest force in the Free Syrian Army. The rebels are struggling and want the West to provide air support — but that looks highly unlikely.
Tom Dale
9.15.15
war and conflict

Machine Guns and Barrel Bombs: The Battle for Syria's South (Part 1)

In part one of a two-part series, Abu Hadi shows VICE News how his men take the fight to the regime on the front lines east of Daraa, and we meet the volunteers trying to save locals from the barrel bombs that rain down daily on the city.
VICE News
9.9.15
middle east

The Battle for Syria's South (Trailer)

VICE News followed the Free Syrian Army on Syria's forgotten southern front, as they fight to change the course of the war.
VICE News
9.1.15
middle east

Three Syrian Journalists Killed in Missile Strike South of Damascus

The reporters from Orient News were traveling to an area of heavy fighting when their car was hit; their opposition-linked TV channel claims they were deliberately targeted by government forces.
Leo Lord-Jones
12.10.14
ground zero

Journey to Golan

In May 2013, Syrian rebels took control of the heavily disputed border between Israel and Syria. Seven months later, they were joined by FSA forces from Daraa. Now, various Islamic tribal factions and militant religious groups have banded together with...
VICE Staff
6.11.14
ground zero

The Destruction of Daraa

Three years after it began, rebels are still in a deadlocked civil war with President Bashar al Assad and his sympathizers. VICE went to Daraa to see out where the revolution started, where it continues, and where the loss to the people of Syria can be...
VICE Staff
6.6.14
ground zero

The Destruction of Daraa

Three years after it began, rebels are still in a deadlocked civil war with President Bashar al Assad and his sympathizers. VICE went to Daraa to see out where the revolution started, where it continues, and where the loss to the people of Syria can be...
VICE Staff
6.5.14
ground zero

The Destruction of Daraa

Three years after it began, rebels are still in a deadlocked civil war with President Bashar al Assad and his sympathizers.
VICE Staff
6.4.14
ground zero

The Destruction of Daraa

VICE went to Daraa to see out where the revolution started, where it continues, and where the loss to the people of Syria can be seen on every bombed-out street corner.
VICE Staff
6.3.14
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