A roundup of the countries you should be scared of this year.
The ban is the latest sign that relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran are rapidly deteriorating.
News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.
There were many men with guns before one shot Malala.
VICE met the wife of Raif Badawi, a blogger from Saudi Arabia sentenced to ten years in prison and 1,000 lashes. We discussed her family's refuge in Quebec and the effort of the Canadian government to secure his release.
Indian-born filmmaker and LGBT activist Parvez Sharma's new documentary A Sinner in Mecca – the brilliant follow up to his debut A Jihad for Love – is a rare glimpse at a gay man's journey to Saudi Arabia.
This weekend, a teenager from Yorkshire became Britain's youngest suicide bomber, and police started investigating a woman who took a shit in a Merseyside bargain store.
This weekend, details of the bribes allegedly paid to Fifa's vice president were announced, and a deed pollLAD legally changed his name to avoid paying Ryanair a huge name-change fee.
Al-Namrood have never played a live show, because it could result in the entire band being executed.
Abu Mohammed al-Adnani just released a recording titled "Die in Your Rage."
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall, but upping shipments to India, Egypt, Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
They've resorted to employing so-called "White Hat" hackers to try and rid the internet landscape of porn, social media sites and anything else they deem inappropriate.