fighters

Flights of Fancy

Iran’s Stealth Fighter Is Still Fake and Not Convincing Anyone

Iran's military unveiled a new version of its homebuilt Qaher F313 fighter jet last weekend, but a drive down the runway revealed it's far from ready for flight.
David Axe
4.17.17
planes

The Military's Hornet Fighters Are Falling Out of the Sky

Six months. Eight accidents. Eight destroyed Hornets and one damaged one. Five dead aviators.
David Axe
12.15.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

David Petraeus Says ISIS Fighters in Mosul Are 'Dead Men Walking'

We sat down with the retired four-star general and former head of the CIA to discuss why the fight to retake Mosul is so important to ending ISIS's hold on Iraq on this episode of 'VICE News Tonight.'
VICE Staff
10.19.16
News

Meeting the Future Suicide Bombers of the al-Nusra Front

We spoke to Paul Refsdal about his new film 'Dugma: The Button', in which he shadows a group of Jabhat al-Nusra fighters who have added their names to the "martyr list."
David Hillier
8.2.16
Memorial Day

A Look at Our Coverage of Women in the Armed Forces this Memorial Day

Our profiles of women around the world who have served in the armed forces.
Broadly Staff
5.30.16
war and conflict

Ukraine's Foreign Fighters Battle for Citizenship

Foreign fighters who fought on the side of the Ukrainians during the war with Russian-backed separatists are now fighting for citizenship in Ukraine.
VICE News
5.17.16
Syria

Putting Faith Before Family (Extra Scene From 'Families on the Front Line')

In this extra scene from 'Families on the Front Line,' VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh interviews an al-Nusra fighter who explains how his faith comes before his family and describes what it is like to leave his children for battle.
VICE News
4.7.16
Syria

Families on the Front Line in Syria

As Syria's war enters its fifth year, VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh travelled to the shattered northern city of Aleppo, where fighters and their families are still holding out against government forces and Islamic State fighters.
VICE News
3.29.16
Islamic State

Families on the Front Line (Trailer)

As Syria's war enters its fifth year, VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh travelled to the shattered northern city of Aleppo, where fighters and their families are still holding out against government forces and Islamic State fighters.
VICE News
3.18.16
short circuit

A Tekken-Style Pokémon Fighting Game Is Coming to Wii U

Another non-RPG Pokemon game is coming to consoles.
Jason Koebler
8.21.15
FIGHTLAND

Muay Thai Fighters In Thailand Are Being Intentionally Poisoned

Fueled by greed and gambling, some members of Thailand's Muay Thai community are using poison as a way to rig fights for their own financial gain.
Lindsey Newhall
8.19.15
Islamic State

Pushing Back the Islamic State: The Battle for Rojava (Dispatch 1)

VICE News secures exclusive access to YPG fighters as they clear the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakah of Islamic State militants.
VICE News
8.7.15
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