The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US spies reportedly withholding intel from Trump, immigrants strike across America, two more arrested in connection with Kim Jong-nam death, and more.
VICE Staff

'I Had to Be the Voice of Women': The First Female Hijacker Shares Her Story

On August 29, 1969, 25-year-old Leila Khaled made her way into the cockpit of TWA Flight 870 and commandeered the plane on behalf of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. After that, she became known equally as an icon and a terrorist.
Leila Ettachfini

​The Restaurant at the Center of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Serves Great Hummus

Ikermawi has served its delicious hummus since 1952, but with tensions flaring over the Old City's holy sites, the restaurant is losing its customers.
Eliyahu Kamisher

In the Field with the Israeli Rabbis Protecting Palestinian Olive Farmers

Because most Palestinian farmland in the West Bank is in areas that are controlled by the Israeli army, farmers are routinely prevented from accessing their own land because of "security reasons."
Hunter Stuart

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Muslim groups get the go-ahead to sue the NYPD, it's revealed 1 percent of the world's population now owns half of the world's wealth, General Motors reveal they've been working on a self-driving car, and more.
VICE Staff

Israel Detains Palestinian Soccer Player Hours After Promising to Relax Restrictions

The detention and release of Sameh Maraabah comes less than 24 hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to stop impeding the movement of Palestine's soccer teams.
Aaron Gordon & Raphael Gellar

The Israel-Palestine Conflict's New Wrinkle: a FIFA Vote to Suspend Israel

The Palestinian Football Association is asking FIFA to suspend Israel, but Israel argues that Palestine is just playing politics. Either way, a vote is looming.
Aaron Gordon & Raphael Gellar

We Asked a Military Expert What Would Happen if the US Stopped Giving Money to Israel

Despite growing tensions with Prime Minister Netanyahu, the Obama administration requested more than $3.1 billion in military aid for Israel this year. But what would happen if that were all gone?
Mike Pearl

Which Countries Should You Be Scared of in 2015?

A guide to the globe's bad guys.
Oscar Rickett

Hanging Out with Pro-Palestine Demonstrators on Saturday

Tens of thousands descended on London to show their support for Gaza. A handful of anti-semites and conspiracy theorists joined in, but for the most part everyone was reasonable.
Oscar Webb

The Director of 'The Attack' Wants His Banned Film Pirated

We submitted it to the Censorship Bureau of General Security, and they approved it. They said they didn't see this film as being anti-Palestinian, they gave us the permit to shoot, and I was very, very happily surprised. It was after that, when a...
Rashed Aqrabawi

Gaza's Graveyards for The Living: Now Flooded with Sewage Water

There are now at least 900 tunnels operating between Gaza and Egypt. That flourishing business is a distressing signal of Gaza’s economic isolation. To work in these tunnels is considered the most dangerous job in Gaza. It's known as “the trade of...
Mohammed Omer