Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad

Articles

Nouakchott – In the heart of the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, slavery persists. Although slavery was officially abolished and banned in this Arab...
Thursday, July 25, 2013
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Nouakchott – Boats have become the last resort for Africans looking for a new life in Europe. Since the late 1990s, many Africans living in...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Nouakchott – Just off Mauritania’s coast are some of the largest fishing stocks in the Arab world. The Europeans are decidedly interested in them.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
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Nouakchott – Indicating a rift between the two allies, France stood in the way of Qatar’s purchase of the company Vivendi Africa, a telecom giant...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Unlike their Algerian counterparts, Mauritanians are overwhelmingly against France’s attacks on Mali. Local clerics have issued a fatwa stating that...
Friday, January 18, 2013
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Emboldened by its exploits in Libya, France is seeking to reassert its presence in Africa via its military. Yet France’s failure to change its...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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Tripoli and Nouakchott - Many questions remain unanswered about Wednesday’s long-awaited extradition from Mauritania to Libya of former Libyan...
Thursday, September 6, 2012
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Within the span of two weeks Mali experienced a military coup followed by a declaration of independence by the Tuareg in the north, leaving regional...
Saturday, April 7, 2012
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Despite signing 13 cooperation agreements with the Mauritanian government, the emir of Qatar left the country without an official send-off....
Monday, January 9, 2012
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