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.
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
On a sweltering farm in rural Baghdad Jabir Hasan prays on a mat in front of the family home. As planes roar overhead, he asks God for retribution.
May Ying Welsh | 08 Apr 2004 22:00 GMT
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War