Syrian Democratic Forces

Syria

On the front lines of ISIS's last stand in Syria

“They strike at night, and we strike back and kill them.”
Aris Roussinos
5.22.18
Syria

The U.S.-Turkey alliance is in a downward spiral

Erdogan has threatened to “strangle” a proposed 30,000-strong U.S.-backed force on the Syrian border “before it’s even born.”
Tim Hume
1.16.18
middle east

We Talked to Syrians About the 'Liberation' of ISIS Stronghold Raqqa

Most ex-residents are pleased at the expulsion of the Islamic State from their former home, but can't help fearing for the future under outside forces.
Loubna Mrie
10.18.17
ISIS

Syrian forces have defeated ISIS in Raqqa

Tim Hume
10.17.17
Syria

Russia says it will strike U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked

Tim Hume
9.22.17
The VICE News Guide to the World

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of August 21

VICE News
8.25.17
Syria

U.S.-backed forces breach ISIS defenses in Syrian city of Raqqa

Tim Hume
7.4.17
Syria

Erdoğan is furious that Trump agreed to arm Kurdish militants in Syria

Tim Hume
5.10.17
middle east

The US is pissing off everyone in northern Syria

America's NATO ally Turkey is fighting US-backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria in the wake of mixed messages sent by the US amid the fight against the Islamic State.
Benjamin Gilbert
8.30.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The United States Olympic Committee has apologized for swimmers' false claims about being robbed, Russia agrees to a 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo, Frank Ocean drops a new visual album, and more.
VICE Staff
8.19.16
middle east

US-backed Syrian fighters take Manbij city, Islamic State's gateway to Europe

Some Syrians in the town celebrated by cutting off Islamic State-required beards and burning burqas, while others took part in previously prohibited activities like smoking and dancing.
Tess Owen
8.13.16
middle east

Islamic State rejects proposed surrender deal in besieged city

The Islamic State has ignored an offer for its fighters to withdraw safely from the Syrian city of Manbij, and clashes with US-backed forces continued after the offer expired.
VICE News and Reuters
7.23.16
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