Why Do the Holidays Make Us So Horny?

Experts explain why we're so eager to get our stockings stuffed.
Leila Ettachfini

Eid al-Adha Made Me a Vegetarian, But I Learned to Love It Anyway

Growing up, the holiday, in which Muslims slaughter a lamb to commemorate Ibrahim's sacrifice, traumatized me. I've since come to appreciate Eid al-Adha for showing me the reality of where meat comes from and the value of togetherness.
Leila Ettachfini
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Kashmiri Muslims fear a central government takeover after failed ceasefire

Insurgents in Kashmir have been fighting Indian rule for 30 years. They want independence, or to be part of Pakistan.
Angad Singh

I Wish I Never Revisited This 'Proud Family' Episode on Muslim Americans

I remembered the episode titled "Culture Shock" as an exciting, rare moment of representation for Muslim Americans like me. In reality, it was simply a caricature-like depiction that I was embarrassed to revisit.
Leila Ettachfini

Fasting for Ramadan Isn't Supposed to Be Easy

Each year I find Ramadan to be an incredible struggle, and every year I end up fasting again.
Usman Ahmad
Eid al Adha

Despite High Meat Prices, Cairo's Streets Still Run Red on Eid

During Eid al-Adha, freelance butchers spring up on every street and slit the throats of cows, goats, and sheep with production-line efficiency. But this year the butchers are also figures of resentment among Egyptians, thanks to sky-high meat prices.
Edmund Bower

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Colin Powell called Donald Trump a "national disgrace" in leaked private emails, emergency aid to Syria could arrive soon if a ceasefire holds, New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman opens inquiry into the Trump Foundation, and more.
VICE Staff

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, a man was shot and killed by police during a routine traffic stop in Minnesota, Attorney General Loretta Lynch closed the case on Hillary Clinton's private email server, and more.
VICE Staff

All the Shit You'll Have to Deal with This Ramadan

From Ramadan bros and wildly uninformed colleagues, to the pain of eating and your uncle's bad breath.
Hussein Kesvani
middle east

In Photos: Islamic State Propaganda Shows Muslim Eid al-Adha Celebrations

Over the last week, dozens of local IS affiliates from Syria to Libya have flooded social media with images meant to portray life under IS control as blissful and calm.
middle east

Islamic State Suicide Bomber in Woman's Dress Blows Up Mosque in Yemen

Local media reports that at least 25 people were killed after they gathered to celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, which began today.
Reuters and VICE News

Northern Nigeria Bans Cars, Bicycles, and Camels to Thwart Boko Haram During Eid

This restriction for the period of Eid celebrations came as the Nigerian army claimed to have rescued 241 women and children as it gains territory from the Islamic State-affiliated group.
Reuters and VICE News