UAE

Photography

Vibrant Photos That Show What the Middle East Is Really Like

Photographer Ali Al-Shehabi is trying to counter stereotypes of the Arab world.
Zineb Houssine
1.18.19
Broadly

Saudi Arabia Just Executed A Maid For Murdering Her Employer 'In Self-Defense'

Human rights groups say that Indonesian domestic worker Tuti Tursilawati was trying to protect herself from sexual assault.
Sirin Kale
11.1.18
State of Surveillance

Cyber Sleuths Find Traces of Infamous iPhone and Android Spyware ‘Pegasus’ in 45 Countries

A new report by digital human rights researchers reveals that the infamous spyware Pegasus, made by NSO Group, has traces in 45 countries around the world, including the United States.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.18.18
Censorship

A Canadian Company Is Blocking LGBTQ Content for Censorious Regimes

Netsweeper is blocking content in 30 countries, according to a new report from Toronto-based research group Citizen Lab.
Jordan Pearson
4.25.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Foreign powers discussed how to manipulate Jared Kushner, ICE detains more than 150 immigrants in California sweep, UN says North Korea helped Syria with chemical weapons, and more.
VICE Staff
2.28.18
transportation

Dubai just took a flying taxi drone for its first test flight

Alexa Liautaud
9.26.17
VICELAND

Watch Eddie Huang Ride a Camel into the Desert

The VICELAND host flies to the heart of the UAE for a taste of the region's ancient culture and a look at how new residents are diversifying the city.
VICE Staff
8.30.17
TOWER FIRE

The Dubai Torch residential tower caught fire again

Zeke Spector
8.4.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

GOP healthcare bill is dead (for now), fiancé of Australian killed by police demands answers, billions in student loan debt could be erased, and more.
VICE Staff
7.18.17
The VICE Morning

The VICE Morning Bulletin

At least nine killed after Arizona flash flood, Iran sentences Princeton student to ten years, Secret Service denies approving Trump Jr. meeting with Russian, and more.
VICE Staff
7.17.17
Yemen

U.S. interrogates detainees in Yemen’s torture-filled prisons

David Gilbert
6.22.17
Silicon Valley

Facebook Celebrates Pride, Except Where Homosexuality Is Illegal

If Facebook’s goal is to make the world more open and connected, it could start by treating queer communities with equality.
Jillian York
6.20.17
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