'Girls of the Sun' Is an Homage to Kurdish Women Fighters
Eva Husson's new film attempts to depict the harrowing mission of real-life Kurdish women held captive by ISIS, escaped, and fought to free their loved ones.
Vibrant Photos That Show What the Middle East Is Really Like
Photographer Ali Al-Shehabi is trying to counter stereotypes of the Arab world.
Palestinian Rapper Makimakkuk Dreams of a Borderless Future
Makimakkuk a.k.a. Majdal Nijim makes emotive and uplifting music about the realities of life in the West Bank under Israeli occupation.
Stop Stereotyping Arab Women With Your Halloween Costumes
Photographer Yumna Al-Arashi wants you to trash your sexy Jasmine costume and dress up as her heroes instead.
Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel
Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
Ahed Tamimi Is the Young, Defiant Voice of a Palestinian Generation
Amnesty International called her the "Rosa Parks of Palestine" after her arrest at the age of 16. But resisting Israeli military occupation comes at a cost.
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.
The World's First Author Was a Chill Priestess to an Even Chiller Goddess
Meet Enheduanna, the Mesopotamian princess and religious leader whose poetry celebrated a celestial goddess who could smash mountains and change people's gender.
Seven Years of Syria
VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
What It's Like to Be a Freelance War Photographer
Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear in some of the world's most intense conflict zones.
Israel and Iran Are Inching Closer to Actual War
A wayward drone, airstrikes, a downed Israeli jet—here's what this weekend's scuffle means for the coming year in a volatile region.
woman seeing woman
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.