Islamic State

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Ultimate Sacrifice: The Brits Fighting ISIS in Syria

Since 2014 dozens of foreign volunteers have fought alongside Kurdish forces in northern Syria against the Islamic State. Mehmet Aksoy, a British Kurd, was killed by IS last year and thousands gathered in North London to pay their respects.
VICE News Shorts
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How Trump has ramped up the war on terror

In President Trump’s first year as commander-in-chief, U.S. military activity intensified in nearly every theater of war he inherited, a VICE News review of publicly available information on military operations shows.
VICE News Shorts
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The 5-month battle against pro-ISIS militants in Marawi is over

After months of fighting, Marawi City has been left in ruins.
VICE News Tonight
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Iraqi citizens are still suffering after ISIS was pushed out

VICE News travelled with the Iraqi Federal Police as they took part in the Hawija offensive.
VICE News Shorts
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Iraq declares end of ISIS caliphate but the war is far from over

Iraq declared the end of the Islamic State group's caliphate after seizing the ruined Grand al-Nuri Mosque.
VICE News Shorts
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ISIS destroyed iconic Islam mosque as a “symbolic action”

The Grand Mosque of al-Nuri, one of Islam’s great cultural and religious monuments, was destroyed in the battle for Mosul.
VICE News Tonight
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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.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
6:29

ISIS in Afghanistan

ISIS is gaining ground in Afghanistan as it's driven out of Iraq and Syria
VICE News Specials
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President Barack Obama Speaks With VICE News

VICE founder Shane Smith interviews President Barack Obama, discussing a host of issues important to Americans, from foreign policy and marijuana legalization to global warming and political gridlock.
VICE News Specials
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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
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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
VICE News Specials
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Pushing Back the Islamic State: The Battle for Rojava (Dispatch 1)

VICE News secured exclusive access to YPG fighters as they cleared the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakah of Islamic State militants.
VICE News Specials
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Attacked by ISIS on the road to Mosul

VICE News traveled with the Peshmerga's elite Zerevani division as they pushed north through IS-held countryside.
VICE News Specials / Extra Scene
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A Sniper In Iraq's Golden Division Remembers His Fallen Comrade

A sniper in Iraq’s Golden Division remembers his fallen comrade, considered the best sniper in the country.
VICE News Specials
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Fighting the Islamic State with Iraq’s Golden Division: The Road to Fallujah

VICE News embeds with Iraq’s Golden Division Special Forces as they battle the Islamic State.
VICE News Specials / Clip
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The Road to Fallujah (Trailer)

VICE News embeds with Iraq’s Golden Division Special Forces as they battle IS.
VICE News Specials
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What It's Really Like to Fight for the Islamic State

VICE News has obtained battle footage taken from the headcam of a dead Islamic State fighter. Here's what you won't see in IS propaganda.
Breaking Borders
6:29

Dunkirk’s Migrant Crisis

VICE News met the refugees with one final border standing in their way.
VICE News Specials
8:02

France At War (Dispatch 1)

Eight heavily armed gunmen wearing suicide vests opened fire and detonated bombs at locations across Paris, killing at least 129 people.
VICE News Specials
7:43

Tikrit Refugees: Caught In The Middle

Days before the US launched airstrikes on Tikrit in late March, VICE News traveled to the front lines of the northern Iraqi city.
VICE News Specials
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Ghosts of Aleppo (Full Length)

VICE News followed the Islamic Front as they battled to retain control of the capital of the Syrian revolution.
VICE News Specials / Clip
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The Islamic State (Part 5)

Reporter Medyan Dairieh journeys 200 miles from the the group's power base in the Syrian city of Raqqa to the border with Iraq.
VICE News Specials / Clip
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The Islamic State (Part 3)

VICE News joined the "Hisbah" on their daily patrols during Ramadan and witnessed how they are enforcing Sharia law in the caliphate.
VICE News Specials
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The Islamic State

With unprecedented and exclusive access, VICE News journalist and filmmaker Medyan Dairieh spent three weeks filming alone inside the self-proclaimed caliphate of the Islamic State.
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