German naval forces are using multi-million-dollar reconnaissance planes to track pirates, part of an international effort to protect shipping in the Gulf of Aden. Will Germanys government continue to support the operation?
A popular tourist destination before the North African uprisings, Djerba Island off the coast of Tunisia is now teeming with five-star refugees, Gaddafi spies and exiled Libyan revolutionaries.
An overview of the Libyan sovereign wealth fund's bad moves, including investments in some of Italy's top firms such as energy giant ENI and industrialist Finmeccanica
Strauss-Kahn's Accuser: A Visit With Those Who Know Her Best, In NYC's French-Speaking African Milieu
The alleged victim is an immigrant from northern Guinea, and her ethnicity is Fulani, who are known as pious, hardworking Muslims
This week's Africa-India Forum Summit in Ethiopia shows how hungry India is for Africa's energy resources and minerals. Twenty years after China began to arrive on the continent, this reportage shows how large Indian companies are eager to follow into the heart of Africa.
Officially dissolved in 1992, the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) continues to exert influence in Algeria, where it recently helped negotiate the release of 7,000 prisoners from the countrys bloody civil war. It may be the boost the Islamic group needs to push its way back into Algerian politics.
Jailed and tortured under Muammar al-Gaddafi, whose son ran the rival team, Benghazi's local club supporters are now at the heart of the Libyan revolution.
Just how effective have NATO operations in Libya been? Depends on who you ask. With propaganda percolating on both sides, military experts say its hard to know exactly how the conflict is unfolding.
The democratic movement in Morocco has yet to target the monarchy, which still has wide popular support. But if reform doesnt come quickly, the King risks the same fate as other leaders in the region.
In the wake of the democratic revolution, Islamist groups that were once considered enemies of the state are now openly pursuing their political ambitions.
Former Guantanamo inmate Adel Ben Mabrouk is back home in Tunisia after a decade behind bars. He speaks of his respect for Osama Bin Laden and his plans to write a book on his prison experiences.
From bombings to kidnappings, Islamists in North Africa have adopted their leaders methods.