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Israel and Iran Are Inching Closer to Actual War

A wayward drone, airstrikes, a downed Israeli jet—here's what this weekend's scuffle means for the coming year in a volatile region.
Matt Taylor
2.13.18
News

Is Beirut's Garbage Crisis Weakening Hezbollah?

We talked to members of the militant group and protesters on the street about what's going on in Lebanon.
Sulome Anderson
9.3.15
News

My Dad's Long, Frustrating Battle with the US Government to Learn About His Own Kidnapping

My dad was a journalist when he was kidnapped by Islamic militants in Beirut in 1985, three months before I was born. But it's American laws that have made figuring out what happened a nightmare.
Sulome Anderson
6.5.15
News

Water Scarcity Is Helping Radicalize the Middle East

Militant and extremist groups exploit the region's escalating water shortage to gain power, loyalty, and legitimacy.
Alyssa Martino
4.25.15
News

What Hezbollah Fighters Think About the Iran Nuclear Deal

In Hezbollah's homeland of Lebanon, the preliminary agreement between the US and Iran to scale back the Islamic Republic's nuclear enrichment program is being celebrated as a resounding victory.
Sulome Anderson
4.7.15
News

We Asked Two Military Experts What Would Happen if Iran Had Nuclear Weapons

Would Iran be a temperamental loose cannon like North Korea? Would they immediately push the Big Red Button and blow up Tel Aviv? What is everyone so afraid of?
Mike Pearl
3.13.15
VICE News

The Islamic State Versus Lebanon

VICE News traveled to Lebanon to explore the battle being waged by one of the world's fiercest militant groups against one of the Middle East's smallest and most fragile nations.
VICE Staff
11.6.14
Stuff

We Talked to a Former CIA Spook About Political Murder

After ruffling some feathers at the CIA, Robert Baer resigned from the agency in 1997. We spoke to him about his new book, <i>The Perfect Kill</i>, which chronicles the art of political murder.
Danny McDonald
11.3.14
News

We Asked Pro Israeli and Palestinian Protesters how the Gaza Crisis will End

Israel has been bombing Palestinian cities in Gaza since July 8. Blame aside, when will it end?
Nicol Mouton and Julian Morgans
8.4.14
News

Detroit Ice Cream Man and Alleged Murderer of Irish Soldiers Faces Deportation

I was with the ill-fated UN peacekeeping patrol in Lebanon on April 18, 1980, when they were abducted by Mahmoud Bazzi and a group of militiamen from the Israeli-supported South Lebanon Army.
Steve Hindy
7.17.14
News

A Choice Between Warlords: Lebanon Can’t Elect a New President

The political wheels in Beirut may be beginning to fall off as the country's two dominant political coalitions are bitterly divided as to who should become Lebanon's new president. The situation is becoming a political proxy war of the neighboring...
Martin Armstrong
5.7.14
News

An Interview with a Journalist Who Was Tortured for Investigating Hezbollah

After being held, beaten, and interrogated by Hezbollah, Rami Aysha was handed over to the Lebanese authorities, who released him on bail on trumped up charges of arms smuggling.
Oz Katerji
12.10.13
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