islamic front

war and conflict

Top Syrian Rebel Leader Zahran Alloush Reportedly Killed in Aerial Raid

Alloush was the leader of Jaysh al Islam, one of the biggest and most organized rebel groups in Syria. Rebel sources reported his death and Syrian state media later confirmed that he had been targeted by an aerial strike.
Reuters and VICE News
12.25.15
VICE News

Ghosts of Aleppo

Embedding with the Islamic Front, the rebel group fighting President Assad and the Islamic State.
VICE Staff
9.30.14
VICE News

Ghosts of Aleppo

VICE News accompanies the Islamic Front through their underground tunnels, which they use to move through the city and to bomb enemy positions from below.
VICE News
9.26.14
VICE News

Ghosts of Aleppo

Following the Islamic Front's police force on night patrol through Aleppo's deserted streets.
VICE News
9.25.14
VICE News

Ghosts of Aleppo

Meet the children fending off Assad's forces in Aleppo with homemade grenades.
VICE Staff
9.24.14
VICE News

Ghosts of Aleppo

Embedding with the Islamic Front, the rebel group fighting President Assad and the Islamic State.
VICE Staff
9.23.14
war and conflict

In Photos: Embedded with the Islamic Front in Aleppo

For two weeks this summer, VICE News embedded with the Islamic Front, a coalition of Islamist rebels fighting the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State militants.
VICE News
9.19.14
trailer

Ghosts of Aleppo (Trailer)

VICE News embedded with the Islamic Front, a coalition of Islamist rebels fighting the forces of President Bashar al-Assad on one hand, and Islamic State militants on the other.
VICE News
9.15.14
middle east

Deaths of Ahrar al-Sham Leaders Could Shift Dynamics Within the Syrian Insurgency

The mysterious attack, allegedly an explosion, killed Ahrar al-Sham’s leader Hassan Aboud.
Oscar Webb
9.10.14
Syria

The Whispers Below: Islamic Front Tries to Break Stalemate with Massive Tunnel Bombs

Using old-fashioned subterranean explosives and new-fangled social media techniques, anti-Assad groups fight on in Aleppo.
Patrick Hilsman
5.30.14
war and conflict

Syria’s Foreign Fighters Are There to Stay

Idealism and ideology motivated upwards of 11,000 volunteers from 74 nations to fight in Syria — and most of them aren’t going anywhere.
Alice Speri
4.18.14
war and conflict

In Aleppo It Used to Rain Scuds, Now It Rains Barrel Bombs

Aleppo has suffered waves of misfortune from barrel bombs, which are just as deadly as Scud missiles, but less accurate.
Hannah Lucinda Smith
4.11.14
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