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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
3:29

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 on HBO
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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 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.
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
18:05

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.
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