FSA

spending

Treat Yourself to a Health Shopping Spree

Now is the perfect time to max out your free and discounted health benefits for 2018.
Anita Hamilton
9.25.18
russia

If the US Doesn’t Arm Syrian Rebels, Someone Will

"I expect modern anti-aircraft weaponry soon," a Free Syrian Army commander told Motherboard.
Austin Bodetti & David Axe
10.28.15
food safety

Why No One Cares If Eating Your Duck Medium-Rare May Kill You

The British Food Standards Agency now says that duck should never be served pink. Steve Wearne, director of policy at the British food agency, said: "We recognize that many people choose not to take that advice, but that does lay them open to risks."
Alex Swerdloff
7.16.15
food safety

Safety Experts Say Think Twice Before Donating to Food Kickstarters

A recent food safety conference turned to the topic of crowdfunding websites, and how sure we can be that the gluten-free Cronut business you just backed is adhering to food safety regulation.
Phoebe Hurst
6.4.15
WTF

Most UK Chicken Is Contaminated and Shoppers Are Pissed

Eight out of ten fresh chickens purchased at UK supermarkets were infected with the food poisoning bug campylobacter. And the British government seems reluctant to do anything about it.
Lauren Rothman
12.16.14
ISIS

Syrian Rebels Are Uploading Videos of Themselves Using American Weapons

We might be watching our covert tax dollars at work.
Ben Makuch
11.10.14
food politics

The Complicated Case of Smokies

A new and surprising union is being forged between Wales and West Africa, with communities on both sides coalescing around a certain banned food product—blowtorched sheep carcasses, otherwise known as smokies.
Ben Ferguson
9.25.14
News

The Guy Behind FSA Kittens Has Little Hope for Syria

Since the blog started, things have changed for the worse. With the war showing no signs of coming to an end, and with the Islamic State adding a new layer of horror to proceedings, Syria looks further from peace than ever.
Oscar Rickett
9.3.14
DIY

Syrian Rebels' DIY 'Hell's Cannon' Looks Like an Exploding Turkey Deep Fryer

Yet another desperately inventive weapon forged in the Free Syrian Army's scrap-metal workshops.
Brian Anderson
7.29.14
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
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