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Terror / Clip
4:06

Rehabilitation for Former Al-Shabaab Soldiers

Fartuun Adan returned to Mogadishu to continue the mission started by her husband, peace activist Elman Ali Ahmed, prior to his assassination. She now heads up intervention initiatives with the goal of rehabilitating former child soldiers.
Terror / Clip
5:03

The Battle for Somalia

Suroosh Alvi traces the evolution of Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group that has dominated Somalia for more than a decade.
Terror / Clip
1:00

TERROR (Series Trailer)

Suroosh Alvi meets with activists, victims, government officials, and soldiers on both sides of the war on terror, to investigate the brutal and sometimes surprising history of the most notorious Islamic terror organizations.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
6:30

The Final Victory In The Battle Against ISIS Is Now In Sight

The battle is almost over, but for now ISIS fighters are still clinging to their last tiny piece of territory.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
5:43

Saudi Arabia May be an Unlikely Ally for Trump’s Border Wall

VICE News visits Saudi Arabia as the country awaits Trump's first foreign trip as president -- and a massive arms deal with the U.S.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
6:49

Chaos in Libya is setting the stage for an ISIS comeback

Fighting between rival governments and militias has plunged the country into anarchy, creating a vacuum for groups like ISIS to move into.
Terror / Extra Scene
1:30

Gyoza Refugee (Deleted Scene)

In a deleted scene from TERROR, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi speaks to a refugee about militants who slaughtered hundreds of civilians from his Nigerian hometown of Gyoza.
Terror / Extra Scene
4:06

What is the Islamic State's relationship with Al Qaeda? (Deleted Scene)

In a deleted scene from TERROR, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi talks to former FBI Investigator Ali Soufan on the Islamic State and Al Qaeda
Terror / Extra Scene
4:20

Why Suicide Bombers Target this Restaurant in Somalia (Deleted Scene)

This restaurant has been attacked four times by suicide bombers
Terror / Extra Scene
2:08

How strong is Al Qaeda today (Deleted Scene)

VICE founder Suroosh Alvi talks to author Yaroslav Trofimov on the goals and position of al Qaeda in Yemen today
VICE News Specials
8:10

Kurds Assert Control of Hasakah: The Battle for Rojava (Dispatch 3)

VICE News follows the YPG as they become masters of areas of the city that until a few weeks ago had always been held by the Syrian regime.
VICE News Specials
10:20

Night Operation Against the Islamic State: The Battle for Rojava (Dispatch 2)

VICE News followed a YPG detachment on a night operation, providing support from Hasakah's Red Villas district to advancing Kurdish forces against IS fighters trying to defend the strategic al-Zuhor neighborhood, under waves of constant airstrikes from bo
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