Islamic State

Islamic State

What It's Like Putting Out Oil Fires Lit by Retreating IS Fighters

VICE reporter Chris Shearer takes us to Iraq where he learned the dangers and frustrations of war-time firefighting.
Chris Shearer
2.2.17
VICE News

Eight Arrests in Turkey as Islamic State Group Takes Credit for Nightclub Attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the mass shooting on New Year’s Eve in a packed Istanbul nightclub that left 39 dead, as Turkish authorities continued their hunt for the attacker Monday morning.
Tim Hume
1.3.17
Stuff

What It Feels Like to Lose Your Kids to ISIS

In Trinidad, I met the father of two children who were abducted and taken to Syria.
Simon Cottee
10.13.16
News

What Muslims Fighting ISIS in the Middle East Say About Trump

Some hate him for his rhetoric, while others cheer the Republican nominee as the surest way to see America bite the dust.
Sulome Anderson
9.30.16
Narcomania

Is the Drug Trade Really Bank-Rolling Terrorism?

We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin", or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking" – but we rarely see much actual evidence.
Max Daly
9.20.16
News

Everything We Know About Aaron Driver, the ISIS Supporter Killed by Canadian Police

The 24-year-old was killed while plotting a suicide bomb attack, according to police.
Rachel Browne
8.12.16
Travel

How a Terror Attack Can Destroy an Entire Tourist Industry

Since the Sousse attacks of 2015, Tunisia's deckchairs have been empty and its hotels abandoned.
Henry Wismayer
8.5.16
News

A Psychologist Explains 'Lone-Wolf' Terror Attacks Like the One in Germany

Gerd Reimann is an emergency psychologist, who counsels survivors of terror attacks like those in Nice and Würzburg.
Stefan Lauer
7.20.16
News

Why Terrorists Keep Attacking France

A massive population of marginalized immigrants and an overwhelmed security apparatus are a recipe for disaster.
Mark Hay
7.20.16
News

What ISIS Is Saying About the Orlando Shooter

Experts say ISIS is unlikely to ditch Omar Marteen over reports about his sexual orientation, and that anti-LGBTQ sentiment is getting new emphasis in propaganda.
Mark Hay
6.16.16
News

What It's Like to Be in a Town Besieged by ISIS and the Syrian Regime

"People won't leave their houses because they are afraid of snipers."
Patrick Hilsman
4.25.16
VICE INTL

On the Front Lines with International Volunteers Fighting ISIS in Syria

VICE Germany heads to Syria to meet the foreigners who left their homes and families to join the Kurdish ground troops in the fight against the Islamic State.
VICE Staff
4.11.16
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