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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...