Two governments are competing to rule Libya -- but it may be the militias that wield the real power.
Thousands of people have died this year trying to reach Europe from North Africa’s coasts. But for these would-be migrants, the danger begins long before they take to the sea.
Egypt's government is preparing to domesticate the country's informal economy. But not everyone is convinced that's a good idea.
So far Tunisia's revolution has managed to bridge the gap between secularists and Islamists. But can that precarious accord make it through election season?
It looks like the Obama administration has found its grand strategy after all.
I went to Cairo to present Egypt's leaders with evidence that police slaughtered 1,000 people at Rabaa Square. They wouldn't even let me out of the airport.
Why African leaders have growing doubts about the virtues of free trade.
Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa's most dynamic region. How times have changed.
Why some Libyans see a solution to the country's political crises in a document that was published 63 years ago.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
Snap out of it, America. You're good enough, smart enough -- who cares if people don't like you?
Looking for an alternative to dysfunction in Washington? Maybe it's time to turn to Berlin.
After 40 years of fighting in the desert for their unrecognized country, the people of Western Sahara may be on the cusp of collapsing into extremism - and it could be the thing that saves them.
Why the problem of inequality isn’t just about differences in income.
The sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to lengthy prison terms on nonexistent evidence shows how paranoid and degraded the Egyptian regime has become.