Palestinian Harvard Freshman Sent Back to Lebanon After Border Officials Searched His Computer and Phone

The incoming freshman was detained for eight hours at Boston's Logan Airport before being returned to Lebanon.


Behind the Scenes of VICE's New Documentary on Legalizing Weed in Lebanon

We talk to host and producer Rony Karkar about 'Lebanon's Green Gold: The Debate to Legalize Cannabis.'


Instagram Artist Saint Hoax Talks Trump, Kim Kardashian, and Being POPlitically Incorrect

VICE Arabia talked to the Syrian artist about pop culture, his upcoming exhibit, and why he wants to remain anonymous.


I Was 21, Framed, and Tortured in a Lebanese Prison

When police found my friend's insulin and needles, they assumed we were junkies. Then the nightmare began.


Domestic Workers Are Using WhatsApp to Organize and Escape Abuse

The hugely popular messaging service provides an unlikely lifeline for migrant women working as live-in maids and nannies.


Seven Years of Syria

VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.


Kaoteon Want to Smash "Middle Eastern Metal" Stereotypes

Stream the Lebanese black metallers (who feature members of Obscura and Marduk)'s new album, 'Damnatio Memoriae,' and read about their typical, atypical metal journey.


Inside the Private Spaces Women Can Call Their Own

Rania Matar's photos of teen girls in their bedrooms celebrate similarities between America and the Middle East.


Lebanese Government Hackers Hit Thousands of Victims With Incredibly Simple Campaign

Security researchers uncover several years-long espionage and hacking campaigns, pinpointing them to a specific building in Beirut, Lebanon.


Basketball's Battle of Lebanon: VWOS Rivals

In Lebanon, political rivalries come to a head when it comes to the court.


The Lebanese Belly Dancer Who's 'Too Queer' for His Country

Belly-dancer, singer, and artist Moe Khansa turns masculinity on its head in the Middle East.


Ma3azef Brings the Arab World's New Music to the Whole Planet

We speak to Maan Abu Taleb about the challenges of running the world's premier Arabic-language online music magazine