Syria

ISIS

The 'ISIS Matchmaker' Wants to Return to the UK

Tooba Gondal, a notorious British female ISIS recruiter and propagandist, is alive in a camp in Syria—and wants to return to Britain with her two young children.
Simon Cottee
4.4.19
ISIS

Two Recently Captured Prisoners Told Us Why They Joined ISIS

The world wants to wash its hands of the people who have escaped the Islamic State.
Matt Broomfield
2.15.19
personal essay

The Unapologetically Arab Restaurant That Reminded Me America is My Country, Too

At Dyafa, seeing people enjoying my heritage through food felt like a lifelong cloud of hatred was being lifted.
Janelle Lassalle
1.24.19
chocolate

How This Syrian Refugee Family Brought Their Century-Old Chocolate Business to Texas

In Damascus, the name Slik is synonymous with fine confections. Now, the family-owned chocolatier is continuing its legacy in a new homeland.
Diana Hubbell
11.19.18
Film

Watch the Trailer for 'Under the Wire,' a Doc About Fearless Syrian War Reporter Marie Colvin

The story of the legendary journalist's final assignment, a covert mission into Syria to cover the siege of Homs.
VICE Staff
10.25.18
Views My Own

Just Like Obama, Trump Seems to Be Giving Up on Ending America's Wars

After sounding like an anti-war candidate at times, Trump has taken a dive into the DC foreign policy swamp.
Harry Cheadle
10.18.18
Syria

People Are Offering to Marry the Syrian Refugee Stuck in an Airport

Hassan Al-Kontar has been living in a Malaysian airport since March, trapped by diplomatic bureaucracy.
Nyima Pratten
8.29.18
bdsm

The Syrian Refugee Who Found His Sexuality in Berlin

For most of his adult life, Bahri has wanted to be a sex slave. But he was only able to live out his fetish after his family fled from his homeland.
Yannah Alfering
8.28.18
Inside Outsider

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.
Mahmood Fazal
5.24.18
torrent

Why This Guy Uploaded 134 Gigabytes of Syrian Civil War Footage

Jakub Janovský wants people to have the data about the conflict so they can decide for themselves.
Matthew Gault
5.23.18
Syria

Seven Years of Syria

VICE traveled to the Syria-Lebanon border to meet teen refugees whose youth has been destroyed by war.
Maddison Connaughton
4.12.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

At least six people dead in Miami bridge collapse, Trump's new opioid plan said to include death penalty for dealers, White House denies H.R. McMaster is getting fired, and more.
VICE Staff
3.16.18
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