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Thursday, 12-18-14, 10:13Mauritania Uses Mosques to Fight Slavery[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritania's religious affairs ministry issued a unified Friday sermon to mosques with the aim of spreading a religious discourse that prohibits slavery. read more...
Thursday, 12-11-14, 7:34Mauritania Will Toughen Anti-Corruption Laws[Magharebia]Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz marked the UN's International Anti-Corruption Day on Tuesday (December 9th) by announcing tough draft laws against graft and illegal enrichment. read more...
Wednesday, 12-10-14, 13:38Mauritians Go to the Polls[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -About one million Mauritians go to the polls today for general elections, whose results could bring major political changes to the island country. read more...
Monday, 12-08-14, 19:18How Much Longer Can the Exclusion of Blacks Last?[Fahamu]Since independence on 28 November 1960, Mauritania has put in place a system of exclusion of its black population, promoting the affirmation of an exclusively Arab identity and the negation of the country's African foundations read more...
Wednesday, 12-03-14, 9:04Mauritania Law Targets Terror Financing[Magharebia]Nouakchott -The Mauritanian National Assembly adopted a bill imposing stiffer penalties for money laundering and terrorist financing. read more...
Monday, 12-01-14, 9:34Former Jihadi Films Life Story[Magharebia]Jemal Oumar -Like many 17-year-olds, Mohamed Ould Sid Ahmed spent his free time online. But he opened up a door to the world of extremist recruiters and soon became known among jihadists as Mohamed Atta Chinguiti. read more...
Friday, 11-28-14, 15:22Mauritania National Day[State Department]Press Statement read more...
Thursday, 11-27-14, 15:53Sahel Co-Operation Tops Nouakchott Summit[Magharebia]Nouakchott -A new push is under way for Sahel countries to jointly combat drugs and terrorism. read more...
Thursday, 11-27-14, 15:46President of Republic Felicitates Mauritania On Independence Day[SPS]Bir Lehlou -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente Polisario, Mohamed Abdelaziz, on Thursday sent a letter of congratulation to the President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, on the 54th anniversary of the independence of his country. read more...
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 8:55Mauritania, Mali Secure Shared Border[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Neighbour nations Mauritania and Mali are teaming up to boost security, fight Ebola and ease the passage of people and goods. read more...

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