Golan

    • 12.23.14

      The War Next Door (Part 5)

      In the final part of our series, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky gets a perspective on the looming threat of the al Nusra Front from a special unit of the IDF — Bedouin trackers who specialize in protecting the border.

    • 12.22.14

      The War Next Door (Part 4)

      In part four of a five-part series, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky meets the group caught in the middle of the conflict across the border — the Druze of the Majdal Shams village.

    • 12.19.14

      The War Next Door (Part 3)

      In part three of a five-part series, VICE News visits the top tourist destination in Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, where tourists and UN observers enjoy the views of volcanic hills, sprawling vineyards, and Syria's civil war.

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    • 12.18.14

      The War Next Door (Part 2)

      In part two of a five-part series, VICE News visits the Ziv Medical Center, a hospital that is unique due to its proximity to the international borders with Lebanon and Syria.

    • 12.17.14

      The War Next Door (Part 1)

      In part one of a five-part series, VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky gets exclusive access to an IDF special operation, highlighting an unusual relationship they have with their Syrian enemies across the border.

    • 12.12.14

      The War Next Door (Trailer)

      Coming soon: VICE News travels to Israel’s “quiet border” with Syria in the Golan Heights, where members of the al Qaeda-affiliate, al Nusra Front, are now a visible threat.