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Mauritania ALERT: Two journali...

Mauritania ALERT: Two journalists detained briefly

Saturday, March 14, 2009
Abdallahi Ould Tfagha Moctar and Mohamed Lemine Ould Moustapha, reporters of Sahara Media, a Nouakchott-based independent newswire service were on...
Mauritania cuts ties with Isra...

Mauritania cuts ties with Israel, expels Israeli diplomats

Sunday, March 08, 2009
In response to the Israeli offensive into the Gaza Strip in December 2008 and the early part of 2009, the African country of Mauritania has cut...
Mauritania UPDATE: Court grant...

Mauritania UPDATE: Court grants bail to detained ex-minister

Thursday, February 05, 2009
The Supreme Court in Mauritania on February 3, 2009 granted bail to Isselmou Ould Abdelkader, a former legislator, after he has spent over three...

Mauritania Forum Proposes May 30 Election

http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-01-05-voa49.cfm
Tuesday, January 06, 2009
A special political forum set up by the military rulers of Mauritania is recommending that the country hold presidential elections on May...

MAURITANIA: Desertification threatens to wipe out livelihoods, communities

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81782
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
NOUAKCHOTT Tuesday, December 02, 2008 (IRIN) - Environmental degradation, responsible for the dangerous displacement of sand dunes in Mauritania, has...

MAURITANIA: Military launches anti-terrorist units amid donor cutbacks

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81725
Friday, November 28, 2008
ATAR Friday, November 28, 2008 (IRIN) - Mauritanian army leaders are cautioning donors that have cut military aid after a 6 August coup that the...

MAURITANIA: Thousands of returnees await legal status

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81682
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
BOYINGEL THILLE Wednesday, November 26, 2008 (IRIN) - The Mauritanian government has promised thousands of repatriated citizens waiting for their...

MAURITANIA: Coup members face one-month sanctions ultimatum

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81013
Saturday, November 22, 2008
DAKAR Monday, October 20, 2008 (IRIN) - Following a meeting between Mauritania’s junta leaders and the European Union in Paris, EU officials have...

MAURITANIA: Repatriated refugees returning to Senegal

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81007
Saturday, November 22, 2008
DAKAR Monday, October 20, 2008 (IRIN) - Dozens of young Mauritanians recently repatriated from Senegal are crossing back over into long-time refugee...

Mauritania: Donors on standby while EU considers next step

http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=81585
Friday, November 21, 2008
One month after setting a deadline for Mauritania's coup leaders to restore constitutional order or face sanctions, the European Union said the...
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