Medyan Dairieh

war and conflict

In Photos: Inside the Al Nusra Academy Training the Next Generation of Jihadis

VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh gained exclusive access to the al Qaeda affiliate this year, spending time with the current leadership and the young generation being groomed to replace them.
Sally Hayden
11.11.15
The Middle East

Yemen's Future After the Siege (Extra Scene from 'The Siege Of Aden')

In this extra scene from 'The Siege Of Aden', a group of government workers and resistance fighters discuss the future of Yemen and the devastating effects the siege has had on the city.
VICE News
8.7.15
VICE News

The Siege of Aden

VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh spent two weeks in Yemen’s seaport city of Aden, surrounded by Houthi militia rebels and under siege from air, land, and sea.
VICE News
8.1.15
middle east

Under Fire: Inside the Siege of Aden

VICE News got rare access into the southern Yemen port of Aden — under three-month siege from Houthi rebels that is choking all supply routes into the city and exacerbating a deep humanitarian crisis.
Medyan Dairieh
7.31.15
The Islamic State

The Islamic State (Full Length)

VICE News reporter Medyan Dairieh spent three weeks embedded with the Islamic State, gaining unprecedented access to the group in Iraq and Syria.
VICE News
12.26.14
Libya

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.
VICE News
11.20.14
VICE News

The Battle for Aleppo

VICE filmmaker Medyan Dairieh followed the volunteers of Aleppo's Civil Defense, a civilian rescue organization, who risk their lives daily as the first responders to government airstrikes in a city seemingly abandoned by the outside world.
Medyan Dairieh
5.27.14
Interview

British Nationals Fight with al Qaeda in Syria

Yesterday, Andrew Parker, the Director-General of the UK’s intelligence service MI5, announcedthat hundreds of British Muslims have traveled
Medyan Dairieh
11.15.13
VICE News

British Nationals Fight with al Qaeda in Syria

Yesterday, the Director-General of the UK’s intelligence service MI5 announced that hundreds of British Muslims have traveled to Syria to take part in "terrorist tourism." Here is exclusive video footage and interviews with the British nationals...
Medyan Dairieh
11.8.13