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US ramps up 'terrorism' fight in Mauritania
Amid alleged threat from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the two countries have boosted security co-operation.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 13:23 GMT
Low voter turnout expected in Mauritania poll
Observers say current leader Abdel Aziz, an ally of Western powers, is expected to win.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 07:06 GMT
Mauritanians head to polls amid dissent
President Abdel Aziz poised for victory as opposition groups plan to boycott election, citing concerns about fairness.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 08:17 GMT
Media freedom: Call for global action
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Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 18:31 GMT
Mauritania’s big football plans
Slowly climbing up the FIFA rankings, Mauritania's 'Mourabitounes' are seeing a rise in investment in domestic football.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 21:27 GMT
Arab Maghreb Union launches investment bank
Bank with $100m of capital will finance infrastructure projects in Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morroco and Tunisia.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2013 12:00 GMT
Mauritania president welcomed home by crowds
President Aziz returned after five weeks in France for medical treatment following a friendly-fire shooting accident.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 08:27 GMT
Wounded Mauritania president flown to Paris
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz makes televised appeal for calm after soldiers allegedly open fire on his convoy by mistake.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2012 16:34 GMT
Can ex-spy chief get a fair trial in Libya?
Abdullah al-Senussi is wanted in Libya and by the international community, we ask who should have the right to try him.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012 09:50 GMT
Gaddafi's ex-spy to be questioned in Libya
Libyan authorities set to question Abdullah Senussi day after he was extradited from Mauritania.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 10:11 GMT
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