War & Conflict

The re-emergence of AQIM in Africa

AQIM has shown resilience and an ability to adapt to new situations, making it a dangerous and resourceful adversary.

by Olivier Guitta


Ivory Coast on security alert after beach attack

Al-Qaeda branch claims it carried out Sunday's attack, which left 18 dead, as revenge for France's offensive in Sahel.

Ivory Coast

Al-Qaeda claims deadly Ivory Coast attack on resort

Six gunmen storm Grand Bassam beach town, killing at least 16 people before security forces shoot them dead.

War & Conflict

An attack on Ivory Coast was inevitable

Ivory Coast has been a target since it became France's regional base for countering terrorism in the Sahel.

by Ayesha Kajee


Ivory Coast attack: Beyond the targets

The indirect targets of the Ivory Coast attack are both France and a commitment to secularism in western Africa.

by Remi Piet

War & Conflict

Deadly attack hits Ivory Coast tourist resort

At least 16 people, including four Europeans, dead after six armed men target Grand Bassam beach town, officials say.

Humanitarian crises

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo trial to begin at The Hague

First ICC trial against Gbagbo and Ble Goude omits victims on the other side of the 2010-2011 Ivory Coast violence.

Al Jazeera World

From Lebanon to Africa

Generations of Lebanese migrants call Africa home. We look at their achievements, challenges and search for identity.

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast's Ouattara re-elected by a landslide

President Alassane Ouattara wins second five-year term with 83.66 percent of votes in Sunday's presidential poll.


President poised to cement power in Ivory Coast vote

Presidential poll is closely watched by investors after decade-long political crisis that ended with civil war in 2011.


Ivory Coast: Social cohesion at the ballot box

After two civil wars and years of political tension, Ivorians are hoping to finally put ethnic divisions behind them.


Ivory Coast's comeback

As elections near attention turns to the economy and though growth is strong, optimism is welcomed with caution.


Ivory Coast's ex-first lady jailed over poll violence

Simone Gbagbo gets 20-year prison term for her role in a 2011 post-election crisis that killed around 3,000 people.