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Monday, 03-02-15, 12:58Egypt, Mauritania Probe Religious Cooperation[Egypt Online]Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said on Sunday 1/3/2015 that the Egyptian Darul Iftaa is ready to cooperate with worldwide Islamic and religious opinion bodies over a mechanism to sight the crescents of the Hijri months. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 10:56President of Republic Offers Condolences On Death of Mauritanian Soldiers[SPS]Bir Lehlou -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz has offered his condolences to Mauritanian counterpart, Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, following the painful traffic accident on Friday that left 14 Mauritanian soldiers dead. read more...
Thursday, 02-19-15, 10:11Timbuktu Director Sissako to Chair Cannes Short Film Jury[RFI]Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako is to be the president of the short films jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the organisers announced on Tuesday. Sissako's Timbuktu is currently in the running for an Oscar and for the French cinema award, the César. read more...
Thursday, 02-05-15, 9:53Malikite Tradition Counters Extremism in Mauritania[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritania is looking to combat extremism facing Maghreb youths by shedding light on the local history and moderate traditions of the Maliki rite. read more...
Monday, 02-02-15, 10:08Union of Forces of Mauritania Progress Renew His Position Supporting the Right of Saharawi People to Self-Determination[SPS]Nouakchott (Mauritania) January 31, 2015 (SPS) - The President of the Union of forces of Mauritanian progress, Dr. Mohamed Ould Mouloud, renewed "the firm" position of his party from the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination, and to support the Mauritanian position "positive neutrality". read more...
Wednesday, 01-21-15, 16:01Africa Progress Panel Welcomes Nouakchott Declaration On Fisheries and Transparency[Africa Progress Panel]Nouakchott -Africa Progress Panel Member, Peter Eigen, welcomed the Nouakchott Declaration on Transparency and Sustainable Development on Tuesday, saying it would accelerate transparency in global fisheries, including through the establishment of a new Fishing Industry Transparency Initiative (FITI), similar to the existing Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). read more...
Monday, 01-19-15, 13:19State Department On Convictions in Mauritania[State Department]U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE read more...
Monday, 01-19-15, 7:47Mauritania Prioritises Security[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Security will be the top priority in Mauritania for the next five years, Prime Minister Yahya Ould Hademine announced on January 5th. read more...
Saturday, 01-17-15, 20:48Four Die in Anti-Charlie Hebdo Protests[RFI]Reactions to the satirical magazine's choice of cover this week - a depiction of the Prophet Muhammad - continue around the Muslim world. read more...

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