We track four people on their journey.
Why Iraqi refugees abandon Europe and return home
The filmmaker gives an insight into the Tuareg struggle and shares the story behind the title of the trilogy.
09 Jan 2014 14:51 GMT
Al-Qaeda gets the most attention, but local groups and ethnic fighters are part of a complicated mix of instability.
17 Jan 2013 10:19 GMT | Mali, Tuareg, Al-Qaeda, Africa, War & Conflict
An exclusive report from inside northern Mali.
30 Dec 2012 12:29 GMT | Mali, Al-Qaeda, Tuareg, Africa, War & Conflict
Images of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and their local offshoots and rivals in northern Mali.
May Ying Welsh , Ibrahim Saehon | 30 Dec 2012 11:49 GMT
Amid desertification and drought, tensions rise as rival armed groups vie for control of the impoverished region.
May Ying Welsh | 08 Jul 2012 09:52 GMT | Mali, Al-Qaeda, Tuareg, Africa, Mauritania
55 years ago today, the Republic of Sudan became a nation, an anniversary likely to be its last.
May Ying Welsh | 01 Jan 2011 23:30 GMT | US & Canada, Iraq, South Africa, Sudan, United States
Al Jazeera reports exclusively from an IDP camp where thousands have fled war.
May Ying Welsh | 19 Sep 2009 13:40 GMT | Yemen
If you ever saw the al-Askari shrine before its destruction you would know how beautiful it was.
May Ying Welsh | 27 Feb 2006 16:11 GMT
A surreal scene is unfolding at the Taji army base.
May Ying Welsh | 06 Jun 2004 16:35 GMT
In the main square of Baghdad's largest Shia ghetto, an elderly man in the worn uniform of the former Iraqi air force directs donkey and car traffic with a ping-pong paddle.
May Ying Welsh | 27 Apr 2004 12:18 GMT
In the crowded and winding streets of al-Adhamiya, a 1000-year-old Sunni locality of <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:pla
May Ying Welsh | 14 Apr 2004 08:44 GMT
We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.
Science & Technology, Chile, Food
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea