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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
Mauritanian president easily wins re-election
Electoral commission says President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz won with nearly 82 percent of the vote.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 20:24 GMT
Mauritanians vote amid opposition boycott
Observers say turnout, not rivals, largest challenge for incumbent in presidential election.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2014 11:56 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
Israeli forces kill Palestinian during raids
Ahmed Sabarin, 21, shot in al-Jalazon refugee camp during house searches in the West Bank for three missing teens.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 10:50 GMT
Divisions run deep within Algerian opposition
Algerian opposition parties set up a national conference in hopes of building a unified bloc, but divides persist.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 11:13 GMT
Why is Algeria important for Turkey?
Instability in the Middle East has encouraged Turkey to strengthen relations with Algeria.
Ismail Numan Telci
Last updated: 31 May 2014 08:45 GMT
Vote counting begins after Egypt poll
Voting in presidential poll, likely to be won by former army chief el-Sisi, ends with turnout reported to be low.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 21:52 GMT
Low turnout casts shadow over Egypt vote
Level of public support for front runner Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in doubt amid low turnout in presidential poll.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 15:59 GMT
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