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12.19.16

Islamic Art-Inspired Patterns Become Animated Kaleidoscopes on Instagram

Alex Trochut breathes life into ubiquitous geometric animations.

9.11.16

Can Islamic Values and Modernity Co-Exist on 9/11?

There's often a stark contrast between the way Muslims experience their own values and faith, and how non-Muslims view them. That gap may be closing as "authentic" Muslim values are being surfaced globally through economic forces.

6.5.15

Islamic State Supporter's Selfie Leads US Bombs to Militants' Command Post

The US Air Force is monitoring the Islamic State's social media posts in order to find and select targets in Iraq and Syria.

5.15.15

Behind the Rise of Hijab Porn

Exploring why more and more porn studios have started to make films featuring the headscarf.

3.12.15

90-Year-Old Artist Hangs Her Disco Balls at the Guggenheim

Inside Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian's first comprehensive US exhibition, 'Infinite Possibility.'

3.11.15

Firing Mortars on the Islamic State (Excerpt from ‘Shia Militias vs. the Islamic State’)

In this excerpt, VICE News travels to the front lines near Samarra, to embed with an Iraqi Shia militia on the hunt for fighters from the Islamic State.

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2.25.15

Surviving an Islamic State Massacre (Extra Scene from ‘Shia Militias Vs. The Islamic State')

In this extra scene, VICE News meets a survivor of the Camp Speicher massacre, a former Iraqi soldier, who describes in detail how he managed to escape.

2.12.15

The Battle for Iraq: Shia Militias vs. the Islamic State

VICE News traveled to Iraq in December to witness firsthand how Shia militias are taking the fight to the Islamic State, and to document the fallout of their controversial rise to power.

11.20.14

Libya: A Broken State (Extra Scene)

VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh witnessed first-hand how life after the Libyan revolution has devolved into lawlessness and Islamic State-linked extremism.

11.13.14

Libya: A Broken State

VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh witnessed first-hand how life after the Libyan revolution has devolved into lawlessness and Islamic State-linked extremism.

6.1.14

VICE News Extended: Trinidad's Abu Bakr

Face to face with the man who led the only attempted militant Islamic overthrow in the West.

9.11.12

Confession of a Muslim Psychedelic Tea Drinker

The place of drugs in Islam is much more complicated than most people recognize. Because the Qur’an only speaks specifically of wine, Muslims have had to figure out Islamic positions on other substances, like weed or psychoactive tea made from an...

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