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  • Feature

    Jihadist groups in the Sahel

    4 February 2016
    Security has been intense over the last few weeks in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with police and soldiers on the streets, vehicle searches, and round-ups...
  • Maps and Graphics

    AQIM incident map

    15 January 2016
    This is a quick map of conflict events attributed to AQIM from 2007-2015, compiled from the ACLED dataset. Search by location, click a dot for...
  • Analysis

    Lives on hold

    20 October 2015
    When migrants go missing on the long journey from Africa to Europe the lack of information about their fate often adds immense bureaucratic hurdles to...
  • Feature

    HAS VIDEO Ahmad Al Rousan is a cultural mediator for an MSF project in Rome providing psychological first aid to asylum seekers

    New boom job: cultural mediator

    16 October 2015
    A by-product of the dramatic rise in the number of migrants and refugees arriving in Europe is soaring demand for a relatively new kind of...
  • Photo feature

    No way forward, No way back

    31 August 2015
    Will the arrival into a Libyan port of a vessel full of decomposing bodies force migrants waiting to cross the Mediterranean to think again? In...