Mauritania

Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad
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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Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad
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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Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad
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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Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad
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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Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad
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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Mauritania's president said Wednesday that the killing of nine Mauritanians by soldiers in neighboring Mali last week was an "odious crime", but...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Mauritania on Monday accused the Malian army of perpetrating a "barbaric massacre" after the shooting in central Mali of 16 unarmed Muslim preachers...
Monday, September 10, 2012
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Reem al-Barki, Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad
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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Mauritania has extradited to Libya Muammar Gadhafi's former spy chief, according to a government statement read on national radio on Wednesday. The...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
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