Erasing Your Student Loans Could Be as Easy as Fleeing the U.S. for 20 Years

A loophole allows some expats to make 'payments' of $0 every month.
Allie Conti

Looks Like Someone Lost a Bunch of Drugs at Sea, Again

A man tried to smuggle drugs into Australia by welding them to the bottom of a boat. He failed.
Gavin Butler

Woman Jailed in Dubai After Drinking Just One Glass of Wine on Her Flight

The UK-based dentist, traveling with her 4-year-old daughter, was breathalyzed after her visa was questioned at the Dubai airport.
Jelisa Castrodale

The Teenager Who Sent An Experiment to Space and Dreams of Visiting Mars

Alia Almansoori won a competition to have her experiment sent to the International Space Station, but she's not capping her ambitions at low Earth orbit.
Kaleigh Rogers
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hugh Hefner dies at 91, White House set to slash refugee admissions, Trump "not happy" about Tom Price's private jet fiasco, and more.
VICE Staff

Watch Eddie Huang Ride a Camel into the Desert

The VICELAND host flies to the heart of the UAE for a taste of the region's ancient culture and a look at how new residents are diversifying the city.
VICE Staff

How Gokhan Saki Prepares in Dubai to Conquer the UFC

The Turkish Tyson talks about his split with Glory, and his return to MMA.
Sam van Raalte

Watch the Season Premiere of 'HUANG'S WORLD'

Chef Eddie Huang heads to Washington, DC, to march in a few protests, catch a basketball game, and sample the best food the city has to offer.
VICE Staff
Dystopia Now

Dubai Wants to Use Data to Become the 'Happiest City on Earth'

Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, director of Smart Dubai, tells us about the city's efforts to harvest customer data to improve government services. But who defines what happiness is?
Grennan Milliken
The Shadow Brokers

This Is How the NSA Infiltrated a Huge Banking Network in the Middle East

The NSA hacking tools dumped by The Shadow Brokers show how the spy agency broke into the major Dubai-based EastNets system.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
art fairs

Modernism, Voyeurism, and a Sentient Parrot: Highlights from Dubai Art Week 2017

From Sharjah Biennial to Art Dubai, a week of exploring the Gulf’s art capital.
Kat Herriman
Important Events

Questions That Still Need Answering: Two Years On from the Poo Plane

Why don't they make this a public holiday?
Joel Golby